12 / 05 / 2019

EC publishes recommendations for the EU’s next strategic agenda 2019-2024

On 30 April 2019, the European Commission published some policy recommendations, ahead of the meeting of EU27 leaders in Sibiu, Romania, on 9 May 2019, for how Europe can shape its future in an increasingly multipolar and uncertain world.

According to the EC, the EU should focus on 5 dimensions:

1. Protective Europe: building a European Security Union and European Defence Union to manage migration;

2. Competitive Europe: upgrading, modernising and fully implementing the single market in all its aspects;

3. Fair Europe: delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights;

4. Sustainable Europe: modernising the economy to embrace sustainable consumption and production patterns;

5. Influential Europe: leading in the world through consistent and strong support for a multilateral, rules-based global order, with the United Nations at its core.


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