A new Compass is needed for a Strategic Europe 

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

EU leaders are meeting on the 26 and 27 October. As the EU is facing a range of geopolitical, social and economic challenges, a strong response is required.

In Granada, Heads of State and Government started to draw their priorities for the 2024-2029 European policy cycle, the so-called “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: