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Spanish Presidency of the EU Council: January – June 2010 PDF Print E-mail

The political programme of the Spanish Presidency included the issues which the Spanish government thought the EU should address as a matter of priority and which it wished to progress during the six months.

  • Consolidating Europe's social agenda, paying special attention to gender equality and the fight against domestic violence.

  • Promoting a People's EuropeGetting out of the economic crisis. The fundamental aims are restoring job creation and achieving a more competitive Europe, as stated in the Lisbon Strategy.

  • The European Union's energy security and the fight against climate change.

  • Enabling Europe to speak with its own voice on the international scene and promoting its common values, peace and well-being.Consolidating a safer Union for its citizens, responding to the challenges of immigration and constructing a shared space with judicial and police cooperation.
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