18-20/09/2017 Meeting

Key priorities for the EU are strengthening the rules-based global order, fostering peace, enhancing counter-terrorism cooperation and promoting nuclear disarmament. The EU will also push forward negotiations on issues related to migration, human rights, climate and development. President Tusk will also have bilateral meetings with other leaders in the margins of the UNGA.


Sergii Kharchenko / AFP 14/09/2017 Press release

The European Council consists of the heads of state or government of the EU's member states, together with its President and the European Commission President. It defines the EU's general political direction and priorities.

The Council of the EU represents the member states' governments. Informally also known as the EU Council, it is where national ministers from each EU country meet to adopt laws and coordinate policies.