EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivered his final State of the Union speech. Members voted on digital copyright rules, measures to counter money laundering and a plastics strategy. Parliament calls on the Council to initiate disciplinary measures against Hungary.
12 September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gave his fourth and last State of the Union speech before Parliament in Strasbourg. He called for a strong and united Europe, warning against the dangers of populism. With eight months to go until the European elections, the debate outlined an ambitious path for the European Union of 27, Strasbourg.
Follow live the State of the Union debate 2018 from Strasbourg: Members will discuss with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker about the State of the European Union.
MEPs will follow and debate the State of the Union address, and discuss the future of Europe with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Also on the agenda: copyright rules, the situation in Hungary and the European Solidarity Corps.
From an EU Solidarity Corps to cheaper phone calls and the future of Europe, there will be much for members to work on in the second half of 2018. We have a look at the hot topics coming to Parliament in the next six months.