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Top Stories from the European Council - 29 April-3 May 2019

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Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the European Union on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day, 3 May 2019

On the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day (3 May 2019), the EU issued a declaration recalling that the essential role of a free press not only as a conveyer of reliable and accurate news, but as a pillar of democracy.


Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the full activation of the Helms-Burton (LIBERTAD) Act by the United States

The EU issued a declaration deeply regretting the full activation of the 1996 Helms-Burton (LIBERTAD) Act by the United States and stating that this will cause unnecessary friction and undermines trust and predictability in the transatlantic partnership.


Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the latest developments in Venezuela

The EU issued a declaration recalling it rejects any form of violence and calling for utmost restraint to avoid the loss of lives and an escalation of tensions.


Presentation of letters of credentials to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk

President Tusk received the letters of credentials from two new ambassadors to the European Union.


Media advisory - 10th Anniversary of the Eastern Partnership - 13-14 May 2019

The Ministerial meeting to mark the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership will take place on 13 May 2019 in the Europa building in Brussels.


Myanmar/Burma: Council prolongs sanctions

On April 29, the Council prolonged sanctions related to the situation in Myanmar/Burma.


Main topics and media events 29 April - 12 May 2019

Overview of the main subjects to be discussed at meetings of the Council of the EU over the next two weeks.


Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk

Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk 29 April - 5 May 2019


Remarks by President Donald Tusk after the EU-Japan summit in Brussels

At the press conference of the 26th EU-Japan summit held in Brussels, President Donald Tusk underlined the strength of the EU-Japan strategic partnership, built on shared values of liberal democracy, human rights and openness.


Joint statement of the 26th EU-Japan summit

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, met in Brussels for the 26th EU-Japan summit and issued a joint statement.


Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/467 of 21 March 2019 amending Decision 2011/173/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Joint letter of President Tusk and President Juncker to Volodymyr Zelensky, President-elect of Ukraine

President of the European Council Donald Tusk and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker congratulate Volodymyr Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine.


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