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Top Stories from the European Council - 12-16 October 2020

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Main messages from the Tripartite Social Summit, 14 October 2020

Tripartite Social Summit held on 14 October 2020 via videoconference discussed the main theme on "Implementing together an inclusive economic and social recovery in Europe".


EU-UK relations: Council adopts Channel Tunnel railway safety measures

The EU adopts legislation to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Channel Tunnel railway connection after the end of the Brexit transition period


Invitation letter by President Charles Michel to the members of the European Council ahead of their meeting on 15-16 October 2020

European Council President Charles Michel invited the members of the European Council to their meeting on 15-16 October 2020


EU appoints new Heads of Mission for EUPOL COPPS and EUBAM RAFAH

The Council appointed Nataliya Apostolova and Mihai-Florin Bulgariu as new Heads of Mission for EUPOL COPPS and EUBAM RAFAH respectively.


Media advisory - Press briefing on Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 19 and 20 October 2020

Press briefing on Agriculture and Fisheries Council of 19 and 20 October 2020 held on 15 October at 10.30


Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel

Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel 12-18 October 2020


Digital justice: Council adopts conclusions on digitalisation to improve access to justice

The further digitalisation of the member states' judicial systems has enormous potential to continue to facilitate and improve access to justice for citizens throughout the EU.


COVID-19: Council adopts a recommendation to coordinate measures affecting free movement

This recommendation aims to avoid fragmentation and disruption, and to increase transparency and predictability for citizens and businesses.


Media advisory: Press briefing ahead of the European Council meeting on 15-16 October 2020

Press briefing ahead of the European Council meeting, 15-16 October 2020


Cyprus: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the developments around Varosha

The EU issued a declaration expressing its grave concern over the decision to proceed with the "opening" of part of the fenced area of Varosha.


Media advisory - General Affairs Council, 13 October 2020

Media advisory - General Affairs Council, 13 October 2020


Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel

Weekly schedule of President Charles Michel 12-18 October 2020


Belarus: EU adopts conclusions

The Council adopted conclusions on the European Union's response to the latest developments in Belarus.


Media Advisory - European Council on 15 and 16 October (updated on 12 October)

The European Council will take place on 15 and 16 October in the Europa building in Brussels.


Improving the well-being of older persons in the era of digitalisation: Council adopts conclusions

Council adopts conclusions on improving the well-being of older persons in the era of digitalisation.


Improving the working and living conditions of seasonal and other mobile workers: Council adopts conclusions

Council adopts conclusions on improving the working and living conditions of seasonal and other mobile workers.


Strengthening minimum income protection in the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: Council adopts conclusions

Council adopts conclusions on better minimum income protection in the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond


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