Ursula von der Leyen is going to deliver her first State of the Union speech

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On 16 September 2020, Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, will deliver the State of the Union speech in which she will review the achievements of the past year and present priorities for the year ahead.

The speech is a landmark statement from the President of the European Commission that takes stock of the situation and of the future prospects of the EU, in the plenary of the European Parliament each year in September. The speech will be followed by a plenary debate with members of the European Parliament.

Full speech can be watched online here on 16 September starting at 9.00 CET

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