|Publisher||Finland: Presidency of the Council of the European Union|
Overview and information relating to the Finnish presidency of the Council of the European Union, running from 1 July to 31 December 2019.
Finland took over the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2019. This was the third occasion since its accession to the European Union. The motto of the Finnish Presidency is 'Sustainable Europe - Sustainable Future'.
The presidency programme focuses on four main priorities:
The priorities of the rotating presidency were discussed in several sectoral meetings of the Council of the European Union as well as by the plenary of the European Parliament.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Subject Tags||Council of the European Union|
|Keywords||EU Council Presidencies
|Countries / Regions||Finland|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|