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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 (provisional version) - 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 (provisional version)
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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Council adopts regulation on European Maritime Safety Agency funding
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 401   Nr: 11905/14

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Council adopts electronic identification rules
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 402   Nr: 11907/14

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Council adopts rules on central securities depositories
23/7/2014 (English) - Press: 417   Nr: 12088/14

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Remarks by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, after his joint meeting with the Presidents of the Dominican Republic and Haiti
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 424   Nr: PCE EUCO 156/14

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Press release - 3330th Council meeting - FOREIGN AFFAIRS - Brussels, 22 July 2014
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 421   Nr: 12091/14

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Council conclusions on the Middle East Peace Process
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Council conclusions on Ukraine
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Council Conclusions on the Great Lakes Region
22/7/2014 (English) 

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Conclusions du Conseil sur la République centrafricaine
22/7/2014 (Français) 

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EU establishes mission to advise on civilian security sector reform in Ukraine
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 405   Nr: 11974/14

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EU reinforces sanctions against Syrian regime
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 409   Nr: 12023/14

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EUCAP Sahel Niger extended
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 399   Nr: 11835/14

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EUCAP Nestor extended
22/7/2014 (English) - Press: 398   Nr: 11817/14

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Remarks by the President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, following his meeting with the President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina on the occasion of the signing ceremony of the National Indicative Programme 2014-2020
21/7/2014 (English) - Press: 421   Nr: PCE EUCO 155/14

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EU extends sanctions relief for Iran
21/7/2014 (English) - Press: 412   Nr: 12041/14

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Déclaration du Président Herman Van Rompuy lors de l'inauguration des nouveaux bureaux de la délégation de l'UE en Haïti
19/7/2014 (Français) - Press: 420   Nr: PCE EUCO 154/14

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Déclaration du Président Herman Van Rompuy lors de sa visite en Haïti
18/7/2014 (Français) - Press: 415   Nr: PCE EUCO 153/14

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Ukrainian crisis: EU broadens remit of sanctions
18/7/2014 (English) - Press: 411   Nr: 12038/14

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Declaration on behalf of the European Union on the escalation in the Gaza Strip
18/7/2014 (English) - Press: 416   Nr: 12079/1/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
18/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 27/14

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Joint statement by President Herman Van Rompuy, and President José Manuel Barroso on the crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 410   Nr: PCE EUCO 151/14

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Council appoints four new commissioners
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 407   Nr: 12002/14

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Special meeting of the European Council 16 July 2014 ‒ Conclusions
17/7/2014 (English)   Nr: EUCO 147/14

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Remarks by President Herman Van Rompuy following the special meeting of the European Council
17/7/2014 (English) - Press: 408   Nr: PCE EUCO 150/14

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European Council conclusions on external relations (Ukraine and Gaza)
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Background note on the special meeting of the European Council - Wednesday, 16 July in Brussels
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Special meeting of the European Council, 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building -INDICATIVE MEDIA PROGRAMME - REV1
16/7/2014 (English) 

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Invitation letter by President Herman Van Rompuy to the special meeting of the European Council
15/7/2014 (English) - Press: 403   Nr: PCE EUCO 148/14

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Council agrees position on the 2015 EU budget
15/7/2014 (English) - Press: 392   Nr: 11719/14

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Press release - 3328th Council meeting - Agriculture and Fisheries - Brussels, 14 July 2014
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 395   Nr: 11792/14

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EU to resume cooperation with Guinea-Bissau
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 389   Nr: 11664/14

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Council adopts rules setting up single resolution mechanism
14/7/2014 (English) - Press: 397   Nr: 11814/14

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
11/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 26/14

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EU strengthens sanctions over situation in Eastern Ukraine
11/7/2014 (English) - Press: 396   Nr: ST 11795/14

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Declaration on behalf of the EU on South Sudan
10/7/2014 (English) - Press: 394   Nr: 11772/1/14

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EU imposes sanctions on South Sudanese military leaders
10/7/2014 (English) - Press: 393   Nr: 11751/14

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EU police mission for the Palestinian Territories extended
9/7/2014 (English) - Press: 384   Nr: ST 11602/14

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Press release - 3327th ECONOMIC and FINANCIAL AFFAIRS Council meeting - Brussels, 8 July 2014
9/7/2014 (English) - Press: 385   Nr: 11615/14

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Special meeting of the European Council Brussels, 16 July 2014: PRESS CENTRE
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Council statement Follow-up discussion on growth and reforms
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Council adopts nuclear safety directive
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 370   Nr: 11320/14

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New EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus and the crisis in Georgia appointed
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 388   Nr: 11662/14

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Council issues recommendations to member states on their economic and fiscal policies
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 386   Nr: 11644/14

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Council adopts amendment closing tax loophole for corporate groups
8/7/2014 (English) - Press: 387   Nr: 11647/14

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Special meeting of the European Council, 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - LAST-MINUTE ACCREDITATION
8/7/2014 (English) 

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Remarks by Jeroen Dijsselbloem at the press conference following the Eurogroup meeting of 7 July 2014
7/7/2014 (English) 

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with the Council Decision 2014/308/CFSP amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
7/7/2014 (English) - Press: 391   Nr: 11667/14

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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision 2014/309/CFSP amending Council Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria
7/7/2014 (English) - Press: 390   Nr: 11666/14

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Eurogroup statement: Structural reform agenda - thematic discussions on growth and jobs - Reduction of the tax wedge
7/7/2014 (English) 

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Weekly schedule of President Van Rompuy
4/7/2014 (English)   Nr: PCE 25/14

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Special meeting of the European Council - 16 July 2014 - Brussels, Justus Lipsius building - MEDIA ACCREDITATION
4/7/2014 (English) 

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Acceptance speech by President Herman Van Rompuy on the occasion of the ESMT Responsible Leadership Award
3/7/2014 (English) - Press: 383   Nr: PCE EUCO 143/14

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New Operation Commander for EU Naval Force Somalia appointed
3/7/2014 (English) - Press: 381   Nr: 11498/14

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Speech by President Herman Van Rompuy to the European Parliament following the June 26-27 European Council
2/7/2014 (English) - Press: 382   Nr: PCE EUCO 142/14

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