Students debate the State of the Union address

On Wednesday 14 September 2022 at 9:00, Mrs Ursula von der LEYEN, President of the European Commission, delivered her third State of the Union address

The same evening at 19:45, a debate was organised by the Bruges Library and European Documentation Centre with Rector Federica MOGHERINI and Professor Olivier COSTA. They gave an introduction to this year’s State of the Union and explained how we can interpret this address in different ways.

About 280 students of the David Sassoli Promotion and participants of the European Diplomatic Academy Pilot Programme participated and were given the opportunity to provide their views and comments on the SOTEU 2022.