Single market & trade
As in “Carrying on”, single market is strengthened and the EU27 pursues progressive trade agreements.
Economic & Monetary Union
As in “Carrying on” except for a group of countries who deepen cooperation in areas such as taxation and social standards.
Schengen, migration & security
As in “Carrying on” except for a group of countries who deepen cooperation on security and justice matters.
Foreign policy & defence
As in "Carrying on" except for a group of countries who deepen cooperation on defence, focusing on military coordination and joint equipment.
As in “Carrying on”; additional budgets are made available by some Member States for the areas where they decide to do more.
Capacity to deliver
As in "Carrying on", a positive agenda for action at 27 yields results; some groups achieve more together in certain domains; decision-making becomes more complex.