Outcome of the European Council meeting of 18 December 2014

13-01-2015

This briefing note forms part of a new series of analytical notes in advance and following each European Council meeting. The first European Council meeting chaired by Donald Tusk was noteworthy for its relative focus and brevity. EU leaders discussed on how to foster investment in Europe and, in particular, the urgent establishment of a European Fund for Strategic Investments coupled with Member States' commitment to intensifying structural reforms and pursuing growth-friendly fiscal consolidation. They also discussed the situation in Ukraine. Link:European Council Conclusions

This briefing note forms part of a new series of analytical notes in advance and following each European Council meeting. The first European Council meeting chaired by Donald Tusk was noteworthy for its relative focus and brevity. EU leaders discussed on how to foster investment in Europe and, in particular, the urgent establishment of a European Fund for Strategic Investments coupled with Member States' commitment to intensifying structural reforms and pursuing growth-friendly fiscal consolidation. They also discussed the situation in Ukraine. Link:European Council Conclusions