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If you were the European Commission’s President, which three political priorities would you
present to European Parliament for the next five years and why?
Having suffered some of the worst political, economic, and financial crises over the
past years since World War II, the European Union Parliament needs to take unprecedented
measures to stabilize the member economies. The integration of the member countries needs
to be fastened with aims of preserving the integrity of the Eurozone. The crises continue to
take its toll even changed leadership at the helm of the regional assembly (Peterson352).
More than six million people across the block lost their jobs, and youth unemployment is
nearing record highs. Several member states are yet to achieve adequate levels of investment
as well as sustainable growth. Previous leaderships fronted measures comparable to repairing
a burning plane while flying. In as much they proved success, very grave mistakes happened.
Democratic legitimacy suffered with the lack of social fairness. As the commission’s
president, I will prioritize rebuilding bridges, strengthen democratic legitimacy, and focus the
commission’s policies on the challenges affecting the integration of member economies.
Top of my priorities as the Commission President would be building bridges to strengthen the
competitiveness of Europe through the stimulation of investments. Such a move would
purposefully create jobs for the youth across the block. Within the first six months of my
mandate in the context of the 2020 Europe review, I would present to the parliament an
ambitious growth, investment, and jobs package for debate and approval (Peterson356). I
would present motions that seek to improve the investment environment and strengthen the
absorption of funds within the commission’s perimeters. My attention would always be in the