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Welcome to the blog of the Library of the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU, an information service for staff and delegates at the Council.

Event report
An overview of a conference attended by a team member of the Library.
Library note
Documented food for thought.
New books
An overview of the latest books acquired by the Library.
Reading suggestion
A reading worth sharing.
Think tank review
A monthly selection of EU-related papers published by think tanks across the world.

Latest posts

New books added to the Library collection - October 2017

New books added to the Library collection - October 2017

There are new titles available on the Library shelves. Find out more through the list: it includes a link to the catalogue and a short abstract.

Think Tank Review - Issue 49/2017

Think Tank Review - Issue 49/2017

Welcome to issue 49 of the Think Tank Review which covers a wide variety of topics since Think Tank publication activity did not subside over the summer.

European Day of Languages

European Day of Languages

September 26th marks the European Day of Languages! If you are interested in multilingualism, translation or language in relation to ideology, religion and culture, have a look at the reading list prepared by the Library and Research team.

New books added to the Library collection - September 2017

New books added to the Library collection - September 2017

There are new titles available on the Library shelves. Find out more through the list which includes a link to the catalogue and a short abstract.

Think Tank Review - Issue 48/2017

Welcome to issue 48 of the Think Tank Review. It references papers published in June 2017. This edition has a special focus on education and its links with migration both within and into the EU.

Summer Reading Suggestions

Summer Reading Suggestions

For many of us, summer holidays are a chance to relax, unwind and catch up on some reading. That is why the Library and Research team has taken the initiative to help you select books to read over your holidays. 

New books added to the Library collection - July 2017

Explore the new arrivals on the Library shelves and decide which book you will take with you during your Summer break.

Think Tank Review - Issue 47/2017

Welcome to issue 47 of the Think Tank Review. It references papers published in May 2017. The Special Focus of this issue is: Africa.

Think Tank Review - Special Issue: the EU and migration

A compilation of articles related to the EU and migration included in the Think Tank Review since April 2016.

Les défis actuels et à venir de l'Europe de la défense

Les défis actuels et à venir de l'Europe de la défense

L'ambassadeur Pierre Vimont était présent au Press Club Brussels Europe pour évoquer les défis actuels et à venir de l'Europe de la défense.