Freedom, economy, environment and European values in the focus of the EU’s new strategic agenda
At its June meeting, the European Council set out priority areas and agreed on a new strategic agenda for the EU’s future.
The European Council released on June 20th its agenda for the next five-year term. By setting out priority areas, “A new strategic agenda 2019-2024” establishes a framework for the work of the European Council and provides guidance for other EU institutions.
The agenda focuses on four priority areas:
- Protecting citizens and freedoms: The EU must defend the rights and freedom of the citizens and protect them against existing and emerging threads through external border protection, fighting illegal migration and improving…