Main topics on the agenda are:
I. ECONOMIC POLICY
The European Council will discuss the external aspects of the Union's economic policy, in conjunction with the summits which will be taking place in the autumn and as part of the follow-up to its September 2010 conclusions. The focus will be on enhancing Europe's competitiveness in the world.
The European Council may also set orientations on other aspects of economic policy, particularly as regards growth enhancing areas.
The European Council will set the European Union's position for the G20 summit to take place in Cannes on 3 and 4 November 2011.
III. CLIMATE CHANGE
The European Council will finalise the European Union's position for the Durban conference on climate change to be held from 28 November to 9 December 2011.