A new Compass is needed for a Strategic Europe 

23. 10. 2023
AUTHOR: Neil Makaroff and Linda Kalcher

European Union (EU) leaders are meeting from the 26-27 October 2024 and, as the EU is facing a range of geopolitical, social and economic challenges, a strong response is required.

In Granada, Spain, Heads of State and Government began to draw up their priorities for the 2024-2029 European policy cycle, known as the "Strategic Agenda". However, they fell short of setting out the foundations for the next phase of the European Green Deal and future of European competitiveness.

Strategic Perspectives believes that a new compass is needed to provide a clear direction of travel for a more strategic Europe in the next mandate.

Four interconnected priorities can increase Europe's resilience and security while make the European economy more competitive and supporting households: