Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

17/02/2017 Press release

President Tusk underlined the need to advance in the fight against corruption, safeguard the significant progress achieved and ensure its irreversibility, in line with the high expectations of Romanian society and the EU's values. 

  • 10:00
    Meeting with President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev
  • 11:30
    Meeting with Prime Minister of Romania Sorin Grindeanu
  • 10:15
    Meeting with United States Vice-President Mike Pence
    Media advisory
  • 13:00
    Meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker
  • 11:00
    Presentation of letters of credentials of ambassadors
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Role

The President helps to facilitate cohesion and consensus within the European Council, chairs European Council meetings and drives forward its work. He also ensures the external representation of the EU.

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.