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Just the Facts | Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 January, the Republic of Bulgaria took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Estonia, marking the first time Bulgaria has held the Presidency since joining the EU in 2007.  In 2009, the Lisbon Treaty established a system whereby a trio of Member States […]

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Press Release | Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU – ‘United We Stand Strong’

Dublin, 17 January 2018: European Movement (EM) Ireland today hosted a seminar in the Department of the Taoiseach on the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and launched its Bulgarian Presidency Calendar which runs from 1 January to 30 June 2018. Speaking at the event, the Ambassador of the Republic […]

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European Council Summit 14-15 December 2017

On Thursday 14 December, the European Council met in Brussels to discuss security and defence, social issues, education and culture, along with climate change and Jerusalem.  On Friday 15 December, leaders met in an EU27 format to review the Article 50 negotiations, as well as to hold a Euro Summit. […]

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Joint Statement from European Movement Conference in Edinburgh

Edinburgh, 5 December 2017: European Movement Ireland welcomed the meeting of European Movement National Councils from the islands of Ireland and Britain yesterday to discuss the impact of Brexit on these islands, their people and the nations we represent. The event was hosted by European Movement Scotland in association with […]

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