The European Union has to do greater justice to its own standards and values. Therefore, it has to improve its capacity for action and levels of acceptance. Furthermore, the European Union needs an innovative, sustainable and inclusive economy, with more social justice. The relationships between the EU and its southern and eastern neighbours have to be based on increased partnership.
Strengthening and Connecting Europe
How can Europe assume its role in global competition and vis-à-vis its neighbours in the east and south?