20th April 2017

EU priorities for 2017: what Parliament has achieved so far

At the end of 2016, the European Parliament, Council and Commission signed for the first time a joint declaration setting out a list of legislative proposals that should be given priority in the year ahead. The EU institutions pledged to prioritise six key areas:

Employment and growth
Social Europe
The digital single market
Energy and climate change

A substantial number of proposals have already been dealt with by Parliament. Read more.

Read also the study Ten years in the European Union in Czech, published in 2014, giving an overview of benefits that the EU membership has brought to the Czech Republic (e.g. 72,000 new jobs, 2,000 km of new or modernised roads/rail roads, 42,000 new flats, 500 vehicles in the public transportation system)..

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic