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Delivering on European Common Goods

Strengthening Member States' Capacity to Act in the 21st Century
3 May 2019

The last decade profoundly altered the economic, political, societal and security context in Europe and the world. Looking ahead, this is unlikely to change. Member States now face an important decision: do they want to weather these challenges alone or together? If the past is anything to go by, it is when acting together that EU Member States can punch above their individual weight and ensure that common priorities are met. But what are the common priorities that will shape and define our future? Where precisely is it that the EU can ensure that it really is more than the sum of its parts? And what are the areas that most urgently need to be tackled in this volatile and unpredictable world?

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