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The Czech Presidency (First Half 2009)

The Czech Republic assumed the EU presidency on 1 January 2009. The central priority present in all selected topic derives from the motto "Europe without Barriers". During the preparations for its presidency, the Czech Republic will cooperate and communicate intensively particularly with these two countries.

Core issues: Competitiveness, the Four Freedoms, and Liberal Trade Policy

Other important topics:

  • Safe and sustainable energy
  • Budget review and reform of the Common Agricultural Policy
  • Transatlantic relations, Western Balkans, Eastern Europe
  • Further development of freedom, security, and justice
  • Institutions and their reform, election of the President of the European Commission and the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy