Meeting Giuseppe Conte

Egmont Palace, Brussel
September 11th, 2019
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Meeting Charles Michel and Josep Borrell Fontelles

On July 2nd, 2019 the European Council elected Charles Michel as President of the European Council and proposed Josep Borrell Fontelles as candidate for High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. 

Meeting Josep Borrell

Egmont Palace
July 10th, 2019
Press Release

Meeting Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel

Last week the leaders of the European Union agreed on nominations at the extraordinary European Council in Brussels.The European Council elected Charles Michel as the new President of the European Council and proposed Ursula von der Leyen as candidate for the President of the European Commission.
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Thank you all for your warm messages on the occasion of my election as President of the European Council. A real honour and a task that I will carry out with determination.

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European Council appoints new EU leaders

The European Council elected today Charles Michel as President of the European Council. The President of the European Council is elected for the period from 1 December 2019 until 31 May 2022. The mandate of two and a half years of the President of the European Council is renewable once. The European Council also welcomed the decision of the Heads of State or Government of the Member States whose currency is the euro to appoint Charles Michel as President of the Euro Summit, for the same term of…

Special European Council (Art.50)

Interview - Doorstep

Commemoration ceremony at the Camp Kigali Memorial – Speech of Prime Minister Charles Michel

The families of the Belgian victims and myself have come to commemorate the tragic loss of so many lives 25 years ago.Even after all this time their memory is still in our minds and hearts.The people of Belgium vividly remember the tragic events that took place here in Rwanda.  
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Benelux Summit


European Council: minute of silence in remembrance of the victims of the Brussels and Westminster attacks

“Three years later, we do not forget the tragic attacks that struck our country. On this March 22nd, our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims, the people who were injured and the rescue and security services.” 

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