• On October 11, 2007, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that he would reject the new EU reform Treaty if it fails to safeguard all of Great Britain’s negotiating “red lines” at the summit in Lisbon on October 18-19, 2007 (FT, October 12, 2007, p. 2; WSJE, October 12, 2007, p. 1)
  • During the Lisbon summit on October 18-19, 2007, governments’ leaders are to discuss how to make the Lisbon Agenda a standard for economic and social development across the world, exporting European values across the globe (European Voice, October 11-17, 2007, p. 2)