He is intent on pursuing his own agenda and grappling with a serious crisis of financial institutions.
The agenda is likely to focus on Syria, which has been a bane to the pope since taking office last March.
He also put a resolution of the incredibly intractable Arab-Israel peace process at the top of his agenda.
Davos is about dialogue, and each day a number of fascinating voices are on the agenda.
The difference is that Obama is hiding his left-wing agenda, and Romney has no agenda.
The general strike had been put down upon the agenda for discussion.
The next thing on the agenda is a crash-priority try at a peyondix team.
I saw that it was one of the most urgent questions on the agenda.
The report was first on the agenda, so the kids could go home to bed.
There was always an agenda paper; but it was apt to turn out a delusion and a snare.
1650s, from Latin agenda, literally "things to be done," neuter plural of agendus, gerundive of agere "to do" (see act (n.)). Originally theological (opposed to matters of belief), sense of "items of business to be done at a meeting" first attested 1882. "If a singular is required (=one item of the agenda) it is now agendum, the former singular agend being obsolete" [Fowler].