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Strategic Review - The European Union in a changing global environment - Executive summary

Strategic Review - The European Union in a changing global environment - Executive summary

Thu, 25/06/2015
by EEAS Strategic Planning

High Representative Federica Mogherini will prepare an EU Global Strategy on foreign and security policy by June 2016. In her assessment of the current global environment, the High Representative outlines the most important challenges and opportunities for the European Union and makes the case for a strategy to steer the Union's global action and set priorities in a rapidly changing environment.

“The European Union has all the means to be an influential global player in future – if it acts together. In a world of incalculable risk and opportunity, crafting effective responses will hinge on the Union's ability to adjust, react and innovate in partnership with others. We need a common, comprehensive and consistent EU global strategy.”

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