Nathalie Loiseau, Minister for European Affairs, is visiting Berlin on May 15 for a series of meetings focusing on the strengthening of bilateral cooperation and preparations for a new Elysée Treaty, as announced by President Macron and the German chancellor.
One day after the General Affairs Council on May 14, she will notably discuss with her counterpart, Michael Roth, preparations for the European Council in June, regarding which France and Germany are working on a draft roadmap. This meeting will be followed by a joint lunch together with Victor Negrescu, Romanian Minister for European Affairs, during which the three ministers will notably discuss the next Multiannual Financial Framework and the opportunities for the Romanian presidency of the European Council.
Nathalie Loiseau will present France’s proposals on the future of the EU at the conference of German ambassadors in the EU countries and the Balkans.
Lastly, she will moderate, together with her German counterpart, a citizens’ consultation on the future of Europe and will respond to questions asked by an audience of German high school students learning French, European students and French apprentices taking part in the Erasmus + program. This program allows apprentices to give a European dimension to their vocational training courses.