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Latest press releases

      

President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy congratulates Ewa Kopacz as Prime Minister of Poland
1/10/2014 (English) - Press: 495   Nr: PCE EUCO 194/14

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Concept of operations for EU civilian advisory mission in Ukraine agreed
30/9/2014 (English) - Press: 494   Nr: 13715/14

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Press statement by President Herman Van Rompuy following his meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal Sushil Koirala
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 491   Nr: PCE EUCO 192/14

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Press release - 3334th Council meeting - GENERAL AFFAIRS - Brussels, 29 September 2014 (provisional version)
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 482   Nr: 13625/14

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EU-Ukraine Association Agreement to start applying in two stages
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 485   Nr: 13634/14

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Joint statement of the Council and the Commission on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
29/9/2014 (English) 

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EULEX Kosovo to support relocated judicial proceedings
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 478   Nr: 13491/14

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Council conclusions on the European Union Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR)
29/9/2014 (English) 

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Déclaration du Président Herman Van Rompuy suite à la rencontre avec le Premier Ministre du Mali Moussa Mara
29/9/2014 (Français) - Press: 492   Nr: PCE EUCO 193/14

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Message from President Van Rompuy and President Barroso to President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and to the Chief Executive Officer of the new Government of Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 490   Nr: PCE EUCO 191/14

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Council adopts rules on invasive alien species
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 483   Nr: 13630/14

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Clean fuel infrastructure rules adopted by the Council
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 487   Nr: 13660/14

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New transparency rules on social responsibility for big companies
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 481   Nr: 13606/14

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The Council adopts new rules on European political parties
29/9/2014 (English) - Press: 486   Nr: 13652/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy to the business event in Toronto
26/9/2014 (English) - Press: 489   Nr: PCE EUCO 190/14

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A New Era in Canada-EU Relations : declaration by the Prime Minister of Canada and the Presidents of the European Council and European Commission
26/9/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE

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Press statement by President Herman Van Rompuy following the EU-Canada Summit in Ottawa
26/9/2014 (English) - Press: 488   Nr: PCE EUCO 189/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
26/9/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE EUCO 33/14

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Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on the Digital Economy Media Advisory
26/9/2014 (English) 

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Meeting of the European Council, 23-24 October 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - MEDIA ACCREDITATION
26/9/2014 (English) 

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Press release - 3333rd Council meeting - COMPETITIVENESS (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space) - Brussels, 25 and 26 September 2014 (Provisional version)
26/9/2014 (English) - Press: 476   Nr: 13437/14

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Speech by President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy to the 69th UN General Assembly
25/9/2014 (English) - Press: 484   Nr: PCE EUCO 188/14

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Conclusions on Mainstreaming of Industrial Competitiveness
25/9/2014 (English) 

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EUSEC RD Congo extended
25/9/2014 (English) - Press: 473   Nr: 13310/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy at the UN Security Council - Special session on Foreign Terrorist Fighters
24/9/2014 (English) - Press: 480   Nr: PCE EUCO 187/14

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Permanent Representative of Germany to the European Union
24/9/2014 (English) - Press: 455   Nr: 12712/14

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Appointment of judges to the Court of Justice of the European Union
24/9/2014 (English) - Press: 477   Nr: 13470/14

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BACKGROUND NOTE: EU - Canada Summit - Friday, 26 September in Ottawa
24/9/2014 (English) 

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PRESS RELEASE: EU-Canada Summit (Ottawa, 26 September 2014)
24/9/2014 (English) - Press: 479   Nr: PCE EUCO 186/14

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Press briefing (24.9.2014, 15.00) by Brigadier General Marc RUDKIEWICZ, Mission Commander for the EU training mission in Mali (EUTM Mali)
23/9/2014 (English) 

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FACTSHEET: The European Union at the 69th UN General Assembly - (24-25 September, New York)
22/9/2014 (English) 

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Background briefing on EU-Canada summit in Ottawa
22/9/2014 (English) 

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
19/9/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 32/14

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Statement by President Herman Van Rompuy on the result of the referendum in Scotland
19/9/2014 (English) - Press: 475   Nr: PCE EUCO 185/14

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Speech by President Herman Van Rompuy at the inauguration of the "Jean-Luc Dehaene" room at Madariaga - College of Europe Foundation
17/9/2014 (English) - Press: 472   Nr: PCE EUCO 184/14

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"Building a more social Europe one step at a time” - speech by President Herman Van Rompuy at the KU Leuven
16/9/2014 (English) - Press: 471   Nr: PCE EUCO 183/14

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Joint statement by President Herman Van Rompuy and President José Manuel Barroso on the ratification of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
16/9/2014 (English) - Press: 470   Nr: PCE EUCO 182/14

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Press statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy following his meeting with the President of the Philippines, Benigno Aquino III
16/9/2014 (English) - Press: 469   Nr: PCE EUCO 181/14

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Speech by President Herman Van Rompuy at the conference "Asia and Europe Working Together"
16/9/2014 (English) - Press: 468   Nr: PCE EUCO 180/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
12/9/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 31/14

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Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the press conference following the Eurogroup meeting of 12 September 2014
12/9/2014 (English) 

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Eurogroup statement Structural reform agenda - thematic discussions on growth and jobs - Common principles for reforms reducing the tax burden on labour
12/9/2014 (English) 

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Reinforced restrictive measures against Russia
11/9/2014 (English) - Press: 460   Nr: 12944/14

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Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy on further EU restrictive measures against Russia
11/9/2014 (English) - Press: 466   Nr: PCE EUCO 179/14

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Permanent Representative of Greece to the European Union
10/9/2014 (English) - Press: 467   Nr: 13043/14

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Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council: Closing speech for the Sixth Cohesion Forum
9/9/2014 (English) - Press: 464   Nr: PCE EUCO 177/14

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Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy on further EU restrictive measures against Russia
8/9/2014 (English) - Press: 462   Nr: PCE EUCO 175/14

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Joint letter to the EU leaders by President Herman Van Rompuy and President José Manuel Barroso on restrictive measures against Russia
5/9/2014 (English) - Press: 461   Nr: PCE EUCO 174/14

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Council adopts list of Commissioner candidates
5/9/2014 (English) - Press: 458   Nr: 12901/14

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Press release - Extraordinary Council meeting - Agriculture and Fisheries - Brussels, 5 September 2014 (provisional version)
5/9/2014 (English) - Press: 456   Nr: 12853/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
5/9/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 30/14

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NATO Summit: extracts from the statement of President Herman Van Rompuy at the North Atlantic Council (NAC) meeting
5/9/2014 (English) - Press: 459   Nr: PCE EUCO 173/14

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NATO Summit: statement of President Herman Van Rompuy at the meeting on Afghanistan (ISAF)
4/9/2014 (English) - Press: 457   Nr: PCE EUCO 172/14

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Permanent Representative of France to the European Union
4/9/2014 (English) - Press: 454   Nr: 12711/14

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Council adopts its position on the 2015 EU budget
2/9/2014 (English) - Press: 431   Nr: 12192/14

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Special meeting of the European Council (30 August 2014) ‒ Conclusions
31/8/2014 (English)   Nr: EUCO 163/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the special meeting of the European Council
31/8/2014 (English) - Press: 453   Nr: PCE EUCO 167/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the decision of the European Council to elect a new European Council President and to appoint a new EU High Representative
30/8/2014 (English) - Press: 452   Nr: PCE EUCO 166/14

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Donald Tusk elected European Council President and Federica Mogherini appointed as new EU High Representative
30/8/2014 (English) - Press: 451   Nr: PCE EUCO 165/14

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Opening remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy at the European Council
30/8/2014 (English) - Press: 450   Nr: PCE EUCO 164/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
29/8/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 29/14

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Special meeting of the European Council - Brussels, 30 August 2014 - UPDATED Indicative media programme
29/8/2014 (English) 

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Background note on the special meeting of the European Council - Saturday, 30 August in Brussels
28/8/2014 (English) 

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Invitation letter by President Herman Van Rompuy to the special meeting of the European Council
28/8/2014 (English) - Press: 406   Nr: PCE EUCO 149/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
25/8/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 28/14

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Special meeting of the European Council, 30 August 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - LAST-MINUTE ACCREDITATION
20/8/2014 (English) 

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Press release - 3332nd FOREIGN AFFAIRS Council meeting - Brussels, 15 August 2014
15/8/2014 (English) - Press: 440   Nr: 12491/14

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Council conclusions on the Ebola crisis in West Africa
15/8/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on Ukraine
15/8/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on the Middle East (Gaza)
15/8/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on Libya
15/8/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on Iraq
15/8/2014 (English) 

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Press information on the Extraordinary Foreign Affairs Council meeting - Brussels, 15 August 2014
13/8/2014 (English) 

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Joint statement by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso in the name of the European Union on the elections in Turkey
11/8/2014 (English) - Press: 440   Nr: PCE EUCO 160/14

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Special meeting of the European Council, 30 August 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - PRESS CENTRE
6/8/2014 (English) 

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Special meeting of the European Council, 30 August 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building -MEDIA ACCREDITATION
5/8/2014 (English) 

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Joint statement by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso in the name of the European Union on the situation in Gaza
3/8/2014 (English) - Press: 438   Nr: PCE EUCO 159/14

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Adoption of agreed restrictive measures in view of Russia's role in Eastern Ukraine
31/7/2014 (English) - Press: 437   Nr: 12318/14

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G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine
30/7/2014 (English) 

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Adoption of agreed EU restrictive measures over Crimea and Eastern Ukraine
30/7/2014 (English) - Press: 435   Nr: 12279/14

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EU Strategy on Citizen Security in Central America and the Caribbean
30/7/2014 (English) 

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EU approves strategy on citizen security in Central America and the Caribbean
30/7/2014 (English) - Press: 414   Nr: 12067/14

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EU restrictive measures in view of the situation in Eastern Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea
29/7/2014 (English) 

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Statement by the President of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy and the President of the European Commission in the name of the European Union on the agreed additional restrictive measures against Russia
29/7/2014 (English) - Press: 140   Nr: PCE EUCO 158/14

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Council scales up humanitarian assistance for Syria
29/7/2014 (English) - Press: 433   Nr: 12208/14

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EU sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine strengthened
25/7/2014 (English) - Press: 434   Nr: 12204/14

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Joint statement by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, and the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, on the crash of the airliner in Mali
25/7/2014 (English) - Press: 434   Nr: PCE EUCO 157/14

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Further sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine agreed
24/7/2014 (English) - Press: 429   Nr: 12162/14

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Head of Mission for EU advisory mission in Ukraine appointed
24/7/2014 (English) - Press: 430   Nr: 12170/14

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Joint statement of EU-ASEAN on the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 428   Nr: 12154/14

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Co-Chairs’ Statement of the 20th EU-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 427   Nr: 12151/14

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Eleventh meeting of the Stabilisation and Association Council between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the EU (Brussels, 23 July 2014)- Joint press release
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 426   Nr: 12148/14

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Press release - 3331st Council meeting - GENERAL AFFAIRS - Brussels, 23 July 2014
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 422   Nr: 12092/14

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Trade marks reform: agreement on Council common position
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 425   Nr: 12130/14

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Lithuania to adopt euro on 1 January 2015
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 404   Nr: 11952/14

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Council adopts new rules on investment funds
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 419   Nr: 12090/14

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Council adopts rules on payment services and account fees
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 413   Nr: 12061/14

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Council adopts updated rules for marine equipment
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 400   Nr: 11904/14

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Council adopts framework for investor-to-state dispute settlement
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 418   Nr: 12089/14

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Council adopts its position on the cultivation of genetically modified organisms
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 367   Nr: 11316/14

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