They pointed that EU strategy Europe 2020 is a ten-year strategy of the European Union, which seeks to bridge the current economic crisis and to encourage greater competitiveness and employability. It strives to create the conditions of different kind of growth - growth that is smart, more sustainable and more inclusive.
The Europe 2020 strategy was adopted in 2010 and is directly follow-up on the Lisbon Strategy, which aim was to make European Union the most competitive and dynamic global economy based on knowledge by year 2010.
The objectives are related to each other and converted into national objectives and guidelines. The European Year of Citizens also contributes in achieving the objectives of the Europe 2020 strategy, in a way that encourages the freedom of movement of people and labor mobility.
More information on the EU strategy Europe 2020 can be found on the website of the European Commission.