The Swedish EU Presidency, autumn 2009 - Lisbon strategy post 2010 Anna Odhner The Prime Minister’s Office
The Government’s main goals  for the Presidency <ul><li>The Government will conduct an effective, open and results-oriente...
Extra ordinary conditions for the Presidency in 2009 <ul><li>A newly-elected European Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>A new C...
The main task of the Swedish Presidency <ul><li>Deal with the economic crisis and unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Tackle cl...
What will happen after 2010? <ul><li>2010, the target date for the strategy, is </li></ul><ul><li>approaching  </li></ul><...
A tentative road map <ul><li>The Commission launches a broad  consultation  of Lisbon post 2010 in the autumn 2009 </li></...
Lisbon strategy during the Swedish Presidency <ul><li>Bring forward the discussion on Lisbon strategy post-2010  </li></ul...
European Council in June 2009:  <ul><li>“ Priority should be given to preparing labour </li></ul><ul><li>markets for futur...
Main starting points of the Swedish Government <ul><li>A renewed strategy for the next decade  </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on ...
The EU and the Member States should focus on:  <ul><li>Promoting external and internal openness, sound competition and a w...
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Lisbon Post 2010 090626 Lisbon Rev 2

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The Swedish EU Presidency, autumn 2009 - Lisbon strategy post 2010
Anna Odhner
The Swedish Prime Minister’s Office
Presentation at the "Lisbon Strategy post 2010" workshop, Lisbon, 26 June 2010

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Lisbon Post 2010 090626 Lisbon Rev 2

  1. 1. The Swedish EU Presidency, autumn 2009 - Lisbon strategy post 2010 Anna Odhner The Prime Minister’s Office
  2. 2. The Government’s main goals for the Presidency <ul><li>The Government will conduct an effective, open and results-oriented Presidency in the interests of all Europeans </li></ul><ul><li>The Government will advance the EU’s common issues and Sweden’s priority issues </li></ul><ul><li>The Government will strengthen Sweden’s role in the EU, serve the EU’s interests and strengthen the EU’s role as a global actor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Extra ordinary conditions for the Presidency in 2009 <ul><li>A newly-elected European Parliament </li></ul><ul><li>A new Commission entering office </li></ul><ul><li>Possibly a new Treaty </li></ul><ul><li>The Economic crisis </li></ul>
  4. 4. The main task of the Swedish Presidency <ul><li>Deal with the economic crisis and unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Tackle climate change and reach a global climate agreement. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>But also: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A secure and open Europe. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Baltic Sea region and the Baltic Sea Strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>EU’s role as a global actor and enlargement </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What will happen after 2010? <ul><li>2010, the target date for the strategy, is </li></ul><ul><li>approaching </li></ul><ul><li>European Council in March 2008: </li></ul><ul><li>“… invites the Commission, the Council and the National Lisbon coordinators to start reflecting on the future of the Lisbon strategy in the post 2010 period.” </li></ul><ul><li>European Council in March 2009: </li></ul><ul><li>“… looks forward to the proposals on the post-2010 Lisbon Strategy the Commission will present during the second half of this year.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. A tentative road map <ul><li>The Commission launches a broad consultation of Lisbon post 2010 in the autumn 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>The Commission presents it’s proposal of a new strategy in Jan/Feb 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>The European Council during the Spanish presidency takes a decision on a new strategy in the spring of 2010. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lisbon strategy during the Swedish Presidency <ul><li>Bring forward the discussion on Lisbon strategy post-2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Pave the way for a successful decision during the Spanish Presidency in 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the step from urgent crisis management to long-term sustainable economic recovery. </li></ul><ul><li>Raise a number of central policy issues important for the future strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions from the European Council on the 10-11 of December </li></ul>
  8. 8. European Council in June 2009: <ul><li>“ Priority should be given to preparing labour </li></ul><ul><li>markets for future recovery: creating a friendly </li></ul><ul><li>environment for entrepreneurship and job </li></ul><ul><li>creation, investing in a skilled, adaptable and </li></ul><ul><li>motivated labour force and transforming Europe </li></ul><ul><li>into a competitive, knowledge-based, inclusive, </li></ul><ul><li>innovative and eco-efficient economy .” </li></ul>
  9. 9. Main starting points of the Swedish Government <ul><li>A renewed strategy for the next decade </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the main target of sustainable growth and welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted to the common challenges of tomorrow: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>reaping the benefits from globalisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>transforming Europe towards an eco-efficient economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>restoring public finances and tackling the effects of an ageing population. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The EU and the Member States should focus on: <ul><li>Promoting external and internal openness, sound competition and a well-functioning single market. </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring macroeconomic stability and sustainable public finances. </li></ul><ul><li>Making full use of the labour supply potential and fulfilling the target of full employment, while strengthening social cohesion. </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting investment in human capital and research. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating an eco-efficient business society and improving the innovation and business climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a sustainable energy supply and curbing climate impact. </li></ul>

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