NEWS

July/August 2016

DID YOU KNOW?

That the European Commission is developing an EU Global Strategy that will strengthen the EU by ensuring that all think strategically, share the same vision and act together.

EDC News: EU Global Strategy

In an increasingly unstable time, due to both political and economic crises, which is directly affecting EU citizens’ lives it is necessary for the EU to maintain a united front. This united front is epitomised in the EU Global Strategy.

Global Strategy consists of six policy areas:

Furthermore, the strategy focuses on a number of key priority areas, including strengthening global governance, support for regional architectures, building state and societal resilience, and adapting the EU’s response to conflict and crises. In order to ensure an effective and efficient implementation of these priorities, the strategy calls for a more ‘joined - up’ approach to employing EU resources and instruments both internally and externally.

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