On the 31st of March 2010 was published the Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions – Commission Work Programme 2010. The document begins with indicating „The new era“, and the four main tasks for the new Commission:
• Tackling the crisis and sustaining Europe’s social market economy.
• Building a citizens’ agenda which puts people at the heart of European action.
• Developing an ambitious and coherent external agenda with global outreach.
• Modernising EU instruments and ways of working.