by Janis A. Emmanouilidis. Originally published on 2014/03/21

EPC’s leading European politics expert Janis A. Emmanouilidis gives Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt an exclusive pre-summit analysis of the EU leaders’ meeting, taking place on March 20 and 21.

Topics on the agenda include:

– Ukraine in light of the ongoing crisis

– Industrial competitiveness, highlighting the importance of a strong and competitive European industrial basis as a driver for economic growth and jobs

– Energy and climate: policy debate on a framework for climate and energy in 2020-2030

The next European Council will be held in Brussels on 26 & 27 June 2014.

The European Policy Centre (EPC) is a Brussels-based independent think tank focusing on European integration and provides high-quality analysis on the EU policy agenda. The EPC has a strong multi-constituency approach and has a wide range of private companies, business federations, trade unions, public institutions as well as NGOs as its members.

Janis A. Emmanouilidis works for the EPC since 2009 as a Senior Policy Analyst and was recently promoted as EPC’s Director of Studies. His publications cover the EU’s overall political and institutional development, the sovereign debt crisis, EU integration, the EU’s foreign policy as well as EU enlargement. Emmanouilidis is also active as an advisor of various governments, EU institutions, European parties and NGOs.

Dis­claimer: This video was ori­gin­ally pub­lished as “Pre-EU Summit Insights: What’s on the table? – Ukraine to steal the spotlight” on March 18, 2013 on ViEUws, EST cooper­a­tion partner.

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