The European Parliament has taken the lead in launching a series of high-profile debates on the Future of Europe with European Heads of State and Government. The debates started in January 2018 and will continue towards the end of the legislature.

On this page, you can find out who has already taken part, watch the videos of the debates and find out more details on where the Future of Europe debate stands in key policy areas.

The leaders of EU countries are this year coming to the Parliament to debate their ideas with MEPs. On this page you can find out who has already taken part, watch the video of the debate and find out more details.

The leaders of EU countries are this year coming to the Parliament to debate their ideas with MEPs. On this page you can find out who has already taken part, watch the video of the debate and find out more details.

Debates on the future of Europe

Leo Varadkar

Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach

IrelandIreland

17/01/2018 | Watch play
Andrej Plenković

Andrej
Plenković

Prime Minister

CroatiaCroatia

06/02/2018 | Watch play
Antonio Costa

Antonio Costa

Prime Minister

PortugalPortugal

14/03/2018 | Watch play
Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron

President of
the Republic

FranceFrance

17/04/2018 | Watch play
Charles Michel

Charles Michel

Prime Minister

BelgiumBelgium

03/05/2018 | Watch play
Xavier Bettel

Xavier Bettel

Prime Minister

LuxembourgLuxembourg

30/05/2018 | Watch play
Mark Rutte

Mark Rutte

Prime Minister

HollandNetherlands

13/06/2018 | Watch play
Mateusz Morawiecki

Mateusz
Morawiecki

Prime Minister

PolandPoland

04/07/2018 | Watch play
Alexis Tsipras

Alexis Tsipras

Prime Minister

GreeceGreece

11/09/2018 | Watch play
Jüri Ratas

Jüri Ratas

Prime Minister

EstoniaEstonia

11/09/2018 | Watch play
Klaus Werner Iohannis

Klaus Werner
Iohannis

President

RomaniaRomania

calendar October II 2018
TBC
Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel

Federal Chancellor

GermanyGermany

calendar November I 2018
TBC
Lars Løkke

Lars Løkke
Rasmussen

Prime Minister

DenmarkDenmark

calendar November II 2018
TBC
Pedro Sánchez

Pedro Sánchez

Prime Minister

SpainSpain

calendar December 2018
TBC