On Thursday 13 February, the European Commission in collaboration with the Prime Minister's Office held a high-level meeting on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the EU's other macro-regional strategies at the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU in Brussels. At the meeting, participants discussed a proposal from the European Commission on governance and division of responsibilities concerning the strategies.
5 November 2013
Carl Bildt in Brussels to discuss European Global Strategy
Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt visited Brussels to discuss the European Global Strategy initiative on Tuesday 5 November. The purpose is to further increase the influence of the European Union as a global player.
When the EU heads of state and government met in Brussels on 24-25 October, discussions focused on the digital agenda, innovation and the services sector. The Eastern Partnership was also discussed, as were asylum and migration issues in light of the tragedy off the coast of Lampedusa.