Last General Affairs/External Relations Council
Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will participate on February 9 in the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels.
European Union – Harlem Désir’s participation in the Foreign Affairs Council meeting (Brussels, February 10, 2015)
Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, will participate in the Foreign Affairs Council meeting tomorrow in Brussels. The agenda will include the following points:
the fight against terrorism: The ministers will take stock of the measures that have already been taken since January and will prepare for the informal meeting of the heads of state and government on February 12, where a statement on this issue will be adopted;
preparations for the European Council meeting on March 19 and 20 devoted to the creation of a European Energy Union and to the Eastern Partnership;
the Latvian presidency’s work program on strengthening growth, competiveness and employment, the digital agenda and affirming Europe’s role in the world.
During a working lunch with Mr. Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, the ministers will also discuss how to improve the EU’s legislative process.
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