The European Union has been responding to the global economic crisis through actions on different levels.
The strategy should ensure that Europe’s high quality of life, underpinned by its unique social model, is sustained and further enhanced.
EU Enlargement – State of play
The multiannual financial framework (MFF, formerly ‘financial perspectives’) is a spending plan that translates the EU priorities into financial terms.
On the 1 July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member of the EU.
The EU has received the 2012 award for advancing the causes of peace, reconciliation, democracy and human rights in Europe.