The Lisbon Strategy, March 2000
Aim, "make Europe, by 2010, the most competitive and the most dynamic knowledge-based economy in the world"
Europe 2020 March 2010
Aim, reviving the economy of the European Union with "smart, sustainable, inclusive growth"
God only knows what is in store for the 2020-2030 jamboree, and markets are said to be happy these folks have a plan! The plan being give the banks lots of money and save them from bankruptcy and give the taxpayer the bill. Mind you the Euro taxpayers I have meet all seem to be in favour of big government and big taxes, so I guess they will be happy. Though they have a problem actually paying it.