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State of the Union: live Facebook chat with President Antonio Tajani

12.09.2017

Ahead of the State of the Union debate, Parliament President Antonio Tajani will answer your questions in a live Facebook chat this Tuesday, 12 September.

Parliament holds its annual State of the Union debate with Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker this Wednesday, a chance for your directly-elected MEPs to discuss with him the work and plans of the European Commission.

Ahead of this debate, Parliament President Antonio Tajani will take part in a live Facebook chat. Do you have questions about the future of the European Union or any aspect of Parliament’s work? Tune in on Parliament’s Facebook page from 18.30 CET this Tuesday, 12 September.  Click here to submit your questions or comments ahead of the live chat. The interview with Tajani will also be broadcast live on Periscope. You can pose your questions there too. You can also follow the interview live on Parliament’s Instagram account. You use Snapchat? Send your questions using our username “europarl”.

About Antonio Tajani

Antonio Tajani was first elected to the European Parliament in 1994. He became the European Commissioner for Transport in 2008 before taking over the industry and entrepreneurship portfolio in 2010. He was elected Parliament’s First Vice-President following the European elections in 2014, and became president in January 2017.

What is State of the Union?

The State of the Union is an annual speech and debate during which the members of Parliament review the European Commission’s achievements over the past year as well as assess its objectives for the year to come. Once Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker finishes his speech, there is an open debate with MEPs.