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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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Just the Facts: Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July 2017, Estonia took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, marking the first time Estonia has held the Presidency since they joined the EU in 2004.  Member States holding the Presidency work together in groups of three, called ‘trios.’  The trio sets out […]

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Briefing on the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU

Join the Ambassador of the Republic of Malta to Ireland, H.E. Norman Hamilton, and Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and EU Digital Single Market, Dara Murphy TD, for our first Presidency Briefing of 2017, as we look to the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU, which will run from 1 January to 30 June 2017.

At this event, Ambassador Hamilton will offer EM Ireland members an overview of the plans and priorities of the Maltese Presidency, which took over from the Slovak Presidency on 1 January 2017.

Minister Murphy will discuss Ireland’s current relations with the EU and what we can expect in the next 6 months.

EM Ireland’s Maltese Presidency Calendar will be launched at this event and copies will be available for audience members.

RSVP essential. To RSVP for this event, please do so by Friday 20 January by contacting the EM Ireland team: T: +353 (0)1 662 5815, E: rsvp@europeanmovement.ie.

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Just the Facts: Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July Slovakia took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the upcoming 6 months.  This transfer marks the first time Slovakia has held the Presidency and the second phase of the current rotation, the Presidency having previously been held by the Netherlands and […]

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