Greening the European semester and Europe 2020 Strategy
Conclusions of the Environment Council held on 28 October in Luxembourg

Find attached the conclusions on “Greening the European semester and the Europe 2020 Strategy - Mid-term review” of the Environment Council, which was held on 28 October in Luxembourg.

"The Council has achieved a very important political objective: all EU environment ministers are now demanding a strong focus on sustainability and efficient use of resources by integrating them into the 2020 Strategy and therefore adding a new environmental dimension to it. The transition to a green and circular economy is a real possibility for development for Europe, an effective tool to combat the crisis and a new field of activity on which to focus in order to create millions of new jobs", said Minister Galletti.

Last update: 28 October 2014