Europe 2020 Summit at the Lisbon Council: extracts from the speech by José Manuel Barroso
On 27 February 2012, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the Europe 2020 Summit at the Lisbon Council. He made a speech entitled "Towards Europe 2020: Building a foundation for future prosperity" on this occasion.
He notably highlighted that Europe 2020 Srategy was built mainly on three pillars: the reinforced economic governance; the seven flagship actions in areas essential for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth; and the modernisation of the EU's policy tools for example the Internal Market, the external policies and the budget. SHOTLIST