Program and priorities

Key Topics

As well as its basic priorities, the Republic of Croatia will be placing focus on the following issues during its upcoming Presidency:

  • An ambitious, sustainable and balanced Multiannual Financial Framework for the period 2021-2027
  • Implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Stopping negative demographic trends
  • Connectivity: the Trans-European Transport Network and the CEF (Connecting Europe Facility)
  • Security, strategic guidelines for free, safe and just European Union
  • Enlargement policy and the EU-Western Balkans summit
  • Green Europe and a ‘Green Deal’
  • New job markets, the importance of knowledge, education, innovation and lifelong learning
  • Connecting the EU with the public, particularly young people
  • Democratisation, the fundamental values of the Union, the fight against fake news, intolerance and disinformation on digital platforms