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2 5 - The French Presidency of the Council of the European Union:

29 November 2021


IJD_info_PFUE_EN_A4 2YEARS O5F The French Presidency of the Council of the European Union: Short ride in a fast machine1? A history of French Presidencies of the Council of the EU 1995 1959 1962 1965 1968 1971 1974 1979 1984 1989 In December, the French President Emmanuel Macron will set out the main 2000 priorities of the 13th French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (in French: Pré. [...] 2008 2022 What is a rotating Presidency of the Council of the EU? A six-month presidency, held in turn by the governments of each of the 27 European Union Member States, of all configurations of the EU Council (Council of Ministers), except the Foreign Affairs configuration and the Eurogroup. [...] The government presiding To steer legislative work by the Council the Council is and achieve compromises entrusted with four major roles: To represent the Council in the institutional structure To respond to topical international issues in coordination with the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy 1. [...] EUROPEAN COUNCIL PFUE EUROPEAN EUROPEAN Moreover, the June French parliamentary elections COMISSION COUNCIL OF PARLIAMENT and the uncertainties related to the evolution of THE EU the Covid-19 pandemic could disrupt the organisation of this Presidency. [...] Court of Justice of European Central the European Union Bank In the various configurations under its chairmanship, the French government is bound by the current European legislative calendar.