The European Council convenes today for a two-day summit. Today, the heads of state or government will gather in Ypres for a commemoration to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and then they will have an exchange of views on the strategic agenda for the Union in the coming years.
On Friday, in Brussels, leaders will discuss the agenda for growth, competitiveness and jobs, evaluate progress in the area of regulatory fitness and discuss next steps. They will then discuss and define strategic guidelines for legislative and operational planning in the area of freedom, security and justice.
The European Council will take stock of progress made on the 2030 climate and energy policy framework and look at a set of most urgent measures to strengthen Europe’s energy security.
In the margins of the Council, the heads of state or government will sign the Association Agreements with Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and the remaining points of the Agreements with Ukraine.
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