On 12 September Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker presented his last State of the Union speech to the European Parliament. Juncker made clear that a lot of work still lies ahead for the Commission and he presented a large number of initiatives which the Commission still has to tackle. In this snapshot we outline the main elements of Juncker’s speech, give an overview of the key initiatives and analyse whether Juncker could satisfy the high expectations.

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