INVITATION: EU as a Task: Presentation of policy priorities of the Czech presidency to the Council of EU

We would like to invite you to the discussion titled: "EU as a Task: Presentation of policy priorities of the Czech presidency to the Council of EU", which will take place on Monday 20th June, from 17:00 at the House of European History, Rue Belliard 135, 1000 Bruxelles. The event is organised by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and the Permanent Representation of the
Czech Republic to the European Union.

EU as a Task: Presentation of policy priorities of the Czech presidency to the Council of EU
Presented by his excellency Mikuláš Bek,
Minister for European Affairs of the Czech Republic

Mon, 20th of June 2022, from 17:00 at the House of European History

Speakers:

  • Mikuláš Bek, Minister of the European Affairs of the Czech Republic
  • Urmas Paet, Member of the European Parliament, Vice-chair of Foreign Affairs Committee
  • Steven Blockmans, Director of Research, CEPS
  • Georgina Wright, Director of Europe Program, Institut Montaigne

The discussion will be moderated by Žiga Faktor, Head of Brussels Office, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

Outline of the discussion:
16:00 – 16:45 – Guided visit of the House of European History (optional)
17:00 – 17:05 – Welcome words and introduction of the speakers
17:05 – 17:20 – Presentation of priorities by H.E. Mikuláš Bek
17:20 – 18:00 – Commentaries and questions from the panelists
18:00 – 18:50 – Questions from the audience
18:50 – 19:00 – Final Remarks
19:00 – 21:00 – Glass of wine
 

The Czech Republic will take over its presidency on 1 July 2022. The Czech Presidency 2022 is organized in close cooperation with all ministries, in particular the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and its Permanent Representation to the EU in Brussels, and other institutions at both national and European levels. The Czech Republic will hold the presidency for the second time. The last time it ran the Council of the EU was in the first half of 2009. Both times The Czech Republic formed a presidency trio together with France and Sweden.

#presidency #Czech Republic #Council of EU

Žiga Faktor
Head of Brussels Office

Expertise: European integration of Western Balkans, EU enlargement, Slovenian Politics and EU-Turkey relations

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