Donald Tusk, President of the European Council

  • Tallin
    Opening ceremony of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU
  • Berlin
    Preparation of the G20 Summit with participating European Heads of State and Government chaired by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel
    Media advisory
  • 13:45
    Joint press conference
  • 18:55
    Welcome by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
  • 19:10
    Speech at the opening ceremony
  • 19:30
    Gala opening concert of the Estonian Presidency
  • 20:10
    Address at the Freedom Square
  • 20:30
    Dinner hosted by Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
  • Tallin
    Bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Jüri Ratas
  • 10:00
    Bilateral meeting with President Kersti Kaljulaid
  • Strasbourg
    European Ceremony of Honour for former Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl
    Media advisory
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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.


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.


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