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State of the Union 2022

President von der Leyen will deliver her State of the Union address to the European Parliament on 14 September. In it, she takes stock of the Commission's achievements so far and sets out her vision for the year ahead.

REPowerEU

REPowerEU: affordable, secure and sustainable energy for Europe.

EU actions to enhance global food security

The Russian invasion of Ukraine is endangering food security for millions of people around the world, particularly in low-income countries that depend on food and fertiliser imports.

NextGeneration EU

This is NextGenerationEU. This is more than a recovery plan. It is a once in a lifetime chance to emerge stronger from the pandemic, transform our economies, create opportunities and jobs for the Europe where we want to live.

The common EU response to COVID-19

Overview of EU actions to support citizens, businesses and the economy, provide medical equipment and boost research in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

European Year of Youth

A year dedicated to supporting and engaging with Europe’s youth and providing them with opportunities to make their voice heard.

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Principles and values

The common principles and values that underlie life in the EU: freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law, promoting peace and stability.

EU priorities

Discover the EU’s priorities for 2019-2024: promoting a green Europe, developing the economic base, protecting citizens and their freedoms.

Budget

How the EU budget is funded and spent, managing EU funds, areas of expenditure, fact check on the EU budget.

Achievements

Discover what the EU does for citizens, how it protects rights, promotes prosperity and strives to make the world a safer place.

Learning corner

Teaching material, games and much more about the European Union and its activities, for children, teenagers, teachers and parents.

Top publications

General information in different formats about the European Union and what it does, aimed at people over 18.