We continue our assessment of Team Ursula's first 100 days with a look at the bloc's new policy for new members hoping to join (North Macedonia, Albania) and also at the just launched circular economy strategy.
This week is the first without Britain as a member, and the EU was keen to reset its route. The French President was in Poland and the Commission laid out new methods for those keen to join the bloc.
The new strategy sets the stage for North Macedonia and Albania accession's battles - which Paris blocked last year.
We take a look at the big issues likely to cause headaches in Brussels and across European capitals over the next twelve months.
Ten countries joined the European Union on May 1, 2004.
Summit reiterated objectives set 15 years ago, and reaffirmed determination to bring the Balkans into the EU family, but the post-summit press conference ranged further afield, to transatlantic relations, and Iran.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker speaks to Euronews about border disputes and EU enlargement.
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