Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

  • 13:00
    Meeting with President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
  • Aachen, Germany
    19:30
    Speech at the dinner in honour of Charlemagne Prize Laureate 2017, Timothy Garton Ash
  • 10:00
    Welcome of President of the United States Donald Trump
  • 10:05
    Meeting with President of the United States Donald Trump and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker
  • 10:20
    Enlarged meeting including European Parliament President Antonio Tajani and High Representative Federica Mogherini
  • 13:00
    Meeting with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker
  • Taormina, Italy
    G7 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.