Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

  • Rome
    60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties
  • 09:00
    Welcome of the EU heads of state or government together with Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni and Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat
  • 10:00
    Celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaties
  • 11:50
    Family photo
  • 12:00
    Joint press conference with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat
  • 13:00
    Lunch hosted by the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella
  • 11:00
    Meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas
  • 13:00
    Meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker
  • 16:00
    Meeting with Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili (press statements ± 16.30)
  • 13:45
    Press statement on the UK notification (Europa Building, press room)
  • 17:30
    Meeting with Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Pavel Filip
  • Malta
    EPP Enlarged summit
  • 09:30
    Bilateral meeting with Boyko Borissov
  • 10:30
    Bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Croatia Andrej Plenković
  • 10:45
    Bilateral meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko
  • 12:30
    Speech at the EPP Enlarged Summit
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Role

The President chairs European Council meetings and drives forward its work. He also ensures the external representation of the EU at his level on issues concerning its common foreign and security policy.

Biography

Donald Tusk has been the President of the European Council since 1 December 2014. Prior to that, he was Prime Minister of Poland for 7 years.

Cabinet

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, has his own private office, the Cabinet, which supports his activities.