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EU Leaders Launch New Phase of Lisbon Strategy, Aim to Reassure Investors

Brussels, 14 March - The EU leaders set into motion in Brussels on Friday a new three-year cycle of the Lisbon Strategy setting out reforms aimed at keeping the member states on the reform path. In the draft conclusions of the EU summit, the leaders stated that the reforms were all the more necessary to shore up Europe's economy in the face of global economic turmoil.

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy Javier Solana, Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel, Prime Minister Janez Jansa and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (from left to right) speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenian Prime Minister Janez Jansa speaking to the press on the second day of the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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