The EU-Commission's Work Programme 2016

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has given a widely watched speech on the State of the Union. The refugee crisis was at the centre of the speech. Given the predominance of this burning issue it was somewhat overlooked by many observers that Juncker at the same time also presented the Commission Working Programme for 2016.


While the Commission Working Programme for 2016 is very precise on some points, it is also quite vague on others. The cep presents the programme in detail and assesses the individual measures that fall within its working field.