Norwegian views on Europe 2020

20/04/2010 // The Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, sent a letter to Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, in March. In the letter, Stoltenberg expresses Norwegian views on Europe 2020, the new European strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

The letter was sent prior to the meeting of the European Council which took place 25-26 March. Stoltenberg points out that Norway is experiencing much of the same challenges that Europe and the rest of the world are facing due to the severe economic crisis. The Europe 2020 strategy is a timely response to this crisis, Stoltenberg says. The Europe 2020 strategy was discussed on the EU summit in March.

Read Prime Minister Stoltenberg’s whole letter to President Van Rompuy here.


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