State of the Union


State of the Union sets out a path for Europe's Digital Decade

The pandemic highlighted the key role that digital technology plays in building a sustainable and prosperous future for the EU. In particular, the crisis exposed the divide between businesses that are digitally capable and those yet to adopt digital solutions. It also showed the gap between urban...

European Commission proposes 55% cut in emissions by 2030

The European Commission has revealed plans to reduce European Union (EU) greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. The announcement comes after Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, in which she made the pledge, and accelaerates the...

State of the Union 2020: Charting the course out of the coronavirus crisis and into the future

President Ursula von der Leyen has pledged that the European Commission will drive a sustainable and transformational recovery that will give Europe a global platform to lead economically, environmentally and geopolitically. Making her first State of the Union Address at the European Parliament...