What is the Council?
The European Council and the Council of the EU are two very closely linked institutions. They have similar names and share the same buildings and staff - the General Secretariat of the Council (GSC). However, they have very different roles and membership.
Brussels conference to renew commitment to support Afghanistan
On 4-5 October, the European Union and the government of Afghanistan will co-host the Brussels Conference on Afghanistan. More than 70 countries and 20 international organizations and agencies will participate.
The conference will allow the Afghan government to set out its vision and track record on reform. The international community is expected to signal sustained political and financial support to the country.