CEEMET (19/01/2016). The Dutch Government has published the programme for its EU Council Presidency which began on 1 January and will last until 30 June 2016. Top priority is given to the EU’s migration crisis and the current international and European security situation where the Dutch will look at national and European measures to tackle the ongoing border, asylum and migration issues. The second top priority is “Europe as an innovator and job creator”. The focus here is policy developments to ensure structural, innovative growth and jobs, such as the digital Single Market Strategy and the Single Market Strategy for goods and services.