Global Europe: Competing in the world: A Contribution to the EU's Growth and Jobs Strategy. Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committe and the Committee of the Regions
COM(2006) 567 final of 4.10.2006Growth and jobs, and the opportunity they create, are at the heart of the European Commission's agenda for Europe. They are essential for economic prosperity, social justice and sustainable development and to equip Europeans for globalisation. They are a core criterion by which citizens will judge whether Europe is delivering results in their daily lives.