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23 February 2024
Agrifish Council 26.02.2024

The Italian delegation to the Agriculture and Fisheries Council is led by Minister of Agriculture, Food Sovereignty and Forestry Francesco Lollobrigida. On the agenda: Rapid and structural responses to the current crisis situation affecting the agricultural sector Other business CAP and food sovereignty Unilateral management measures for fisheries introduced by the United Kingdom information on […]

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20 February 2024
General Affairs Council 20.02.2024

The General Affairs Council is meeting in Brussels. On the agenda: March European Council Article 7 proceedings More information here (external site)    

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16 February 2024
Foreign Affairs Council 19.02.2024

The Foreign Affairs Council meets in Brussels, Italy is represented by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Antonio Tajani. Among the topics on the agenda: Situation in the Middle East Aspides Naval military operation in the Red Sea Russian aggression against Ukraine Meeting with Yulia Navalnaya Sahel Current Affairs More […]

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31 January 2024
Special European Council 01.02.2024

Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni is attending the Special European Council meeting in Brussels. The Heads of State and Government of the EU Member States will discuss the following issues: Mid-term revision of EU long-term budget 2021-2027 Ukraine Facility strategic technologies for Europe platform (STEP) More information is available here (external site)

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14 January 2024
Ecofin Council 16.01.2024

The Ecofin Council meets in Brussels, with the participation of the Minister of Economy and Finance Giancarlo Giorgetti. On the agenda: Belgian Presidency programme European Semester 2024 Russian aggression in Ukraine G20 Financial services More info is available here (external site)

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1 January 2024
Programme and calendar of the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Belgium presides over the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2024. The website of the Presidency is available here the Presidency programme is published here while the meeting calendar can be found here.

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19 December 2023
TTE Energy Council 19.12.2023

The TTE Energy Council is meeting in Brussels, with the participation for Italy of the Deputy Minister for the Environment and Energy Security Vannia Gava. Among the items on the agenda: Regulation (EU) 2022/2576 on the reduction of high energy prices and security of gas supply accelerating the deployment of renewable energy protecting EU citizens […]

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18 December 2023
Environment Council 18.12.2023

The Environment Ministers of the 27 member states are meeting in Brussels. For Italy, Minister for the Environment and Energy Security Pichetto Fratin is present. On the agenda: Packaging and packaging waste Soil monitoring directive EU forest monitoring framework More information is available at this address (external site):

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14 December 2023
European Council 14-15.12.2023

The Heads of State and Government of the EU Member States are meeting for the last European Council of the year. Italy is represented by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni. Among the items on the agenda: Ukraine Middle East Enlargement Mid-term review of EU long-term budget Security and defence Read more about the meeting here (external site)

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12 December 2023
EU-Western Balkans summit 13.12.2023

The EU-Western Balkans Summit brings together the leaders of the EU and the Western Balkans partner countries in Brussels. The main topics of discussion on the agenda are deepening political and policy engagement with the Western Balkans bringing Western Balkans partners closer to the EU and advancing gradual integration building economic foundation for the future and mitigating the impact […]

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