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

** Please note: this event is now full. We can no longer accept RSVPs.**

 

Join the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ireland, H.E. Paul Schellekens, and Minister of State for European Affairs and Data Protection, Dara Murphy TD, for our first Presidency Briefing of 2016, as we look ahead to the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the EU, which will run from 1 January 2016 to 30 June 2016.

At this event, Ambassador Schellekens will offer EM Ireland members an advance overview of the plans and priorities of the Dutch Presidency, which took over from the Luxembourg Presidency on 1 January 2016.

Minister Murphy will discuss Ireland’s current relations with the EU and what we can expect in the coming year.

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

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Just the Facts – Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union

On 1 July Luxembourg took over the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Latvia for the next six months.  This transfer marks the final phase of the current rotation, where the Presidency has been held by Italy, Latvia and now Luxembourg, respectively.  The overarching priority of […]

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