ČT24: Under Ursula von der Leyen's leadership, the European Commission has succeeded in meeting more than ninety percent of its priorities

Ursula von der Leyen delivers her last State of the Union speech of her term today. Our researcher Klára Votavová responded to questions from the Czech Television about the speech.

"Ursula von der Leyen enters her term in 2019 with the priority of decarbonising the European Union. The speech showed that decarbonisation and the European Green Deal remained a priority. Although I found it interesting that Ursula tried to reassure business and put more emphasis on the fact that the European Union needs to focus on dialogue with business, competitiveness, investment and things like that."

 You can listen to the whole interview here (about the 56th minute).

Klára Votavová
Research Fellow

Expertise: Social policies, EU digital policies, Just Transition, Central and Eastern Europe

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