Europe 2020

Seeking to move beyond the current economic crisis and building the foundations for future prosperity and well-being, the Lisbon Council will intellectually accompany the EU 2020 strategy from its very beginning in 2010. We will contribute pro-actively to the reflection of this new policy strategy, serving as a unique platform for debate and discussion about the challenges we face – and the solutions at our disposal.

Among the highlights of our work on EU 2020-related issues are: 

Olli Rehn Keynotes The 2013 Euro Summit

December 2013

The 2013 Euro Summit convened under the timely theme From Pain to Gain. Olli Rehn, vice-president of the European Commission and commissioner for economic and monetary affairs and the euro, delivered a powerful keynote, highlighting the principal achievements of the last year for the eurozone and the challenges still to be tackled. Holger Schmieding, chief economist of Berenberg, presented The 2013 Euro Plus Monitor, the latest edition of the benchmark competitiveness ranking published by Berenberg and the Lisbon Council. John Peet, Europe editor at The Economist, discussed the economic outlook for 2014.

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