European Council and Eurozone Summit, 08-09/12/2011
The Heads of State or Government of the European Union gathered on 8-9 December 2011 in Brussels. They agreed on measures to improve economic governance and tackle the economic and financial crisis. The Member States taking part in the Euro Plus Pact agreed to take more specific and measurable commitments and in particular to advance work as regards employment. The leaders also set orientations for the further development of its energy policy. In addition, the European Council welcomed the signing of the Accession Treaty with Croatia and took decisions on the EU's enlargement process regarding Serbia and Montenegro.