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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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Briefing on the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU – Event is now full.

**Please note: This event is now full and we can no longer accept RSVPs**   Join the Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to Ireland, H.E. Dušan Matulay, and Minister of State for European Affairs, Data Protection and EU Digital Single Market, Dara Murphy TD, for our second Presidency Briefing of 2016, as we look to the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU, which will run from 1 July to 31 December 2016.

At this event, Ambassador Matulay will offer EM Ireland members an overview of the plans and priorities of the Slovak Presidency, which will take over from the Dutch Presidency on 1 July 2016.

Minister Murphy will discuss Ireland’s current relations with the EU and what we can expect for the rest of this year.

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

 

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Slovak Presidency Calendar July – December 2016

  The latest European Movement Ireland six-month Presidency Calendar, highlighting the key political and cultural dates in Ireland and Europe under the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU, is now available. Download the Calendar by following the link below or alternatively email info@europeanmovement.ie to request a hard copy. Download […]

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Just the Facts – Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU

Just the Facts – Netherlands Presidency of the Council of the EU

Background On 1 January the Kingdom of the Netherlands took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) from Luxembourg for the following six months.  This transfer marks the first phase of the current rotation, where the Presidency will be held by the Netherlands, Slovakia and Malta, […]

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