We want to stop clock-changing. Member States should themselves decide whether their citizens live in summer or winter time. ๐Ÿ•’
President @JunckerEU State of the Union #SOTEU #EfficientEU #ClockChange
We are proposing to end seasonal #clockchange in Europe in 2019, giving Member States the freedom to decide once and for all whether they want to permanently apply summer or winter time.
#SOTEU #EfficientEU
We held a public consultation, building on the @Europarl_EN request and as part of our assessment.
84% of 4.6 million respondents were in favour of ending seasonal #clockchange, the most responses ever received.
Final results โ†’ europa.eu/!jy43KH #SOTEU #EUHaveYourSay

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Sep 13, 2018
The next #EUelections2019 will take place in May.
We propose new rules to ensure that they are organised in a free and fair manner, and to better protect them from manipulation by third countries or private interests.
โ†’ europa.eu/!fx67KH #SOTEU #EUprotects
To ensure that Europeans are able to make their political choices next May in fair and secure elections, our new set of measures focus on:
๐Ÿ›ก๏ธData protection
๐Ÿ”Transparency
๐Ÿ”Cybersecurity
๐ŸŒCooperation
โš–๏ธAppropriate sanctions
#SOTEU #EUelections2019
More in our factsheet โ†“
Recent revelations have shown risks for citizens to have their data misused and be targeted by mass online disinformation campaigns.
We propose sanctions for the illegal use of personal data to deliberately influence elections.
โ†’ europa.eu/!fx67KH #SOTEU #EUelections2019
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Sep 13, 2018
โ€œWe cannot continue to squabble to find ad-hoc solutions each time a new ship arrives.โ€
During #SOTEU, President @JunckerEU proposed:
โ€ข A reinforced European Union Agency for Asylum
โ€ข A fully equipped #EUBorderGuard
โ€ข Stronger EU rules on return
โ€ข Legal migration
#MigrationEU
We are proposing to equip the #EUBorderGuard with the operational capacity and powers needed to effectively support Member States on the ground.
The new standing corps of 10,000 operational staff will ensure that the EU has the necessary capabilities in place.
#SOTEU #MigrationEU
We are proposing to reinforce the European Union Agency for Asylum to help Member States to process asylum applications swiftly, including through the deployment of migration management support teams. #MigrationEU
#SOTEU
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Sep 12, 2018
โ€œWe are proposing a new Alliance for Sustainable Investment and Jobs between Europe and Africa. It would help create up to 10 million jobs in the next 5 years aloneโ€, said President @JunckerEU during #SOTEU.

More info on our proposal โ†’ europa.eu/!XV87vV #EUAfrica #SOTEU
We propose to develop the numerous European-African trade agreements into a continent-to-continent free trade agreement, as an economic partnership between equals. #investGlobal #EUAfrica #SOTEU โ†“
The goal of the new 'Africa-Europe Alliance' is to:
- Boost investment in Africa
- Strengthen trade
- Create jobs
- Invest in education and skills
- Enhance peace and security
More info on expected results โ†’ europa.eu/!XV87vV
#EUAfrica #SOTEU
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Sep 11, 2018
It's the final stretch before #SOTEU!
We caught @ClaraMartinezAl in the midst of preparation โ€“ straight after her briefing with colleagues based all over Europe.
Behind-the-scenes questions and answers with the Head of cabinet of President @JunckerEU โ†“
Is the #SOTEU speech ready now?
Why do you need support from our representations in EU countries?
#SOTEU
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Aug 9, 2018
EU-U.S. Joint Statement of 25 July: EU imports of U.S. liquefied natural gas are on the rise.
Since arrival of the first U.S. LNG carrier in April 2016 and today, EU imports of LNG from the U.S. have increased from 0 to 2.8 billion cubic meters.
europa.eu/!QP48YV #EUtrade
President @JunckerEU and President @realDonaldTrump agreed to strengthen EU-U.S. strategic cooperation with respect to energy.
In this context, the EU would import more LNG from the U.S. to diversify and render its energy supply more secure.
The EU and the U.S. will therefore work to facilitate trade in liquefied natural gas.
The EU is ready to facilitate more imports of liquefied natural gas from the U.S. and this is already the case.
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Jul 27, 2018
Got plans this summer?
Our EU travel checklist will give you the tips you need to make sure your travels are fun and safe! #EUandME โ†“
Hit with delays or cancellations?
As an air, rail, ship or bus passenger, you have rights when travelling in the EU, such as compensation or reimbursements following delays.
Find out more and download our app here โ†’ europa.eu/!bg39vB #EUandME
When travelling in another EU country, you will be able to use your mobile phone and access online TV, film, sports, music or e-book subscriptions at no extra cost.
Discover your digital rights โ†’ europa.eu/!yJ99xh #EUandME
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