European Council and the Council of the EU

The European Council represents EU heads of state and government. It is responsible for the general political direction of the EU.

The Council of the European Union is made up of EU government ministers who meet to discuss, amend and adopt laws.

EU Council and council of the EU Press

Presidency press release – Informal meeting of health ministers Omicron: public health measures, 4th vaccine dose, prospects for medium-term management of the covid-19 crisis

(Source: Council of the EU and European Council)

This Friday, 21 January 2022, the European health ministers had a special meeting via videoconference to share best practices in managing the crisis and to align national strategies to the greatest extent possible. They agreed to strengthen coordination of national strategies by sharing information on […]

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Intervention by President Charles Michel at the ‘Climate and energy in the Africa-Europe partnership’ debate

(Source: Council of the EU and European Council)

Je suis extrêmement heureux d’avoir l’occasion de participer de manière virtuelle à cette rencontre.

Je voudrais commencer par remercier la Fondation Afrique Europe pour son implication, pour son engagement. Merci Mo (Ibrahim) pour ton implication constante afin de rapprocher les points de vue européens et africains.

Maybe a few words. […]

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Syria

(Source: Council of the EU and European Council)

On 13 December 2021, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/2199 [1] implementing Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

The Council added two persons and three entities to the list of natural and legal persons, entities or bodies subject to restrictive measures in Annex I to Decision 2013/255/CFSP.

The Candidate Countries […]

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