Main topics and media events 24 April - 7 May 2017

Council of the EU
  • 21/04/2017
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Overview of the main subjects to be discussed at meetings of the Council of the EU over the next two weeks.

General Affairs Council (Cohesion), 25 April 2017

Ministers will be updated on the progress in simplifying the rules governing the European structural and investment funds and adopt conclusions on EU macro-regional strategies and on how to make cohesion policy more visible.

General Affairs Council (Art. 50), 27 April 2017

Ministers will discuss the draft guidelines for the Brexit negotiations, in view of the European Council (Art. 50) of 29 April.

Special European Council (Art. 50), 29 April 2017

The European Council (Art. 50) will adopt the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations.