|Author (Corporate)||European Council|
The meeting takes places under the Leaders' Agenda. As the dicussions are future-oriented, the meeting was held in an EU27 format, thus excluding the United Kingdom.
The Leaders' Agenda provides an overview of the main issues that the President of the European Council intends to put on the agenda of the heads of state or government until June 2019.
The European Commission published in advance a set of Communications setting out its contributions to the discussions held during this informal meeting.
+ Communication on 'a new, modern Multiannual Financial Framework for a European Union that delivers efficiently on its priorities post-2020'
An informal meeting of the 27 heads of state or government was held on 23 February 2018. The agenda includes the following topics:
+ Discussion on institutional issues, including the European Parliament's composition after the elections in 2019, the potential transnational lists, how the European Union appoints top positions and the so-called 'Spitzenkandidaten' process;
+ Debate on the political priorities of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) after 2020.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|