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Audiovisual services for media

General Secretariat

The press service offers video and photo coverage of all the major events and meetings that take place in the Council and the European Council.

Video and photo

If you need photos from the events held before 1 November 2014, send us an email.

The Newsroom gives you access to free-of-charge, copyright-free and easy-to-download broadcast-quality video (MPEG-4), including doorsteps, press conferences, archive and illustrative pictures.

You will also find there free-of-charge, high-definition photos of major events.

You can use them on condition that the source - Council of the European Union - is indicated.

Live streaming

You can watch the Council's public sessions live in all EU languages via our webcast. Recorded sessions are also available for browsing.

You can also follow the main press events such as press conferences or doorsteps.