Policy areas

Economic union

As a response to the economic crisis, the European Semester was created as a system for EU countries to coordinate their economic and fiscal policies.

Fiscal union

Fiscal union is about ensuring EU countries pursue sound and sustainable fiscal policies.

Financial union

Financial union ensures that the EU has stable banks and capital markets that are able to finance the real economy.

Political union

Political union is about ensuring the EU and its institutions are democratically accountable, legitimate and institutionally strong.

European Pillar of Social Rights

The European Pillar of Social Rights seeks to guarantee new and more effective rights for citizens.