Presentation of the Declaration and Call to Action 'A new Atlantic Community' to José Manuel Barroso
On 7 April 2014, José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, received the Declaration and Call to Action "A new Atlantic Community - Generating Growth, Human Development and Security in the Atlantic Hemisphere" from the hands of several Members of the Eminent Persons Group of the Atlantic Basin Initiative, authors of the Declaration. This Call to Action was written with the support of the Center for Transatlantic Relations and the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of the John Hopkins University.
In this Declaration five areas were identified to strengthen the Atlantic framework: energy; economic growth and human development; the common heritage of the Atlantic Ocean; Human Security and to cultivate cultures of lawfulness and effective democratic governance.
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