Cohesion – the big ‘absent’ from Juncker’s SOTEU speech

By |september 13th, 2018|cohesion funds, cohesion policy, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), Council of European Municipalities and Regions, EAcohesion, Eurocities, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Region of Tuscany, SOTEU|

European regions and cities were left wondering about the noticeable absence of Cohesion policy in Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the Union speech in the European Parliament on Wednesday (12 September). They were particularly irked by his failure to highlight the positive role of regions in handling migration.

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MEPs trigger Article 7 against Hungary after evasive Juncker speech

By |september 12th, 2018|Frans Timmermans, Hungary, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Poland, Romania, rule of law, SOTEU|

MEPs voted en masse to trigger Article 7 proceedings against Hungary on Wednesday (12 September), although Jean-Claude Juncker's early morning Strasbourg speech failed to send much of a clear signal against Budapest's alleged rule of law violations.

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Juncker paints ‘big picture’ of EU’s global role

By |september 12th, 2018|China, Hungary, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Poland, refugee crisis, rule of law, Russia, SOTEU, transatlantic relations|

Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stayed away from major legislative proposals in his annual address to Parliament, preferring to focus on the “big picture” of how the EU can assert its power in a hostile international environment.

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Juncker goes to war against disinformation and online terrorist content

By |september 12th, 2018|Cybersecurity, disinformation, EU elections 2019, European elections 2019, Jean-Claude Juncker, juncker, News, online terrorist content, plenary, SOTEU, State of the union 2018, Strasbourg, terrorism|

The European Commission is set to pursue a crackdown on the spread of online terrorist content and disinformation, its president Jean-Claude Junker announced in his State of the Union address on Wednesday (12 September). 

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‘Scientifically right’: Juncker backs deeper carbon cuts in SOTEU speech

By |september 12th, 2018|European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Paris Agreement, single-use plastics, SOTEU|

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker urged the European Union on Wednesday (12 September) to raise its goals for limiting climate change, but did not mention the forthcoming 2050 strategy. EURACTIV’s partner Climate Home News reports.

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Juncker to propose breaking dollar’s dominance in global markets

By |september 12th, 2018|Dollar, European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, migration policy, News, SOTEU, State of the Union|

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to propose today a bigger role for euro in international markets and more efficient decision-making in EU foreign policy in his state of the union speech, European diplomats said.

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Judging Juncker: From first speech to last

By |september 11th, 2018|European Parliament, Greece, Jean-Claude Juncker, Martin Selmayr, News, Paris Agreement, refugee crisis, SOTEU|

Before Jean-Claude Juncker's final State of the Union address to this European Parliament on Wednesday (12 September), EURACTIV takes a look at his first speech from 2015 to see how the Commission president has done over the last three years.

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LIVE: State of the Union 2018

By |september 11th, 2018|EU elections 2019, European Parliament, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, SOTEU|

On Wednesday morning (12 September), Jean-Claude Juncker will deliver his final State of the Union address to this European Parliament. Stay tuned for EURACTIV's coverage before, during and after the speech.

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President Juncker, give towns and regions the support that Europe needs!

By |september 10th, 2018|European elections 2019, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, SOTEU|

Europe faces massive challenges, from migration to climate change and all points between. As Jean-Claude Juncker gears up to make his final address to this European Parliament, Frédéric Vallier calls on the Commission boss not to forget the role of cities and regions.

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Brexit absent from Commissioners’ input for state of the EU speech

By |september 3rd, 2018|Brexit, European Parliament, European Parliament elections 2019, News, Sibiu summit, SOTEU, State of the Union|

Negotiations about the UK's orderly exit and future relations with the EU did not feature in the discussions the European Commission’s top echelons held in preparation for President Jean-Claude Juncker’s last state of the union speech before next year's European elections.

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