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Informal meeting of heads of state or government, Sibiu, 09/05/2019

Agenda highlights

The informal European Council will bring together EU heads of state or government in Sibiu, Romania on 9 May 2019.

The summit will be hosted by Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania, which currently holds the Presidency of the Council. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will chair the meeting. European Commission President Juncker and European Parliament President Tajani will also be present.

EU leaders will discuss the EU’s next strategic agenda for the period 2019-2024. They will exchange views on the challenges and priorities for the EU for the years to come.

The current agenda was agreed in June 2014 by the European Council. It focuses on five priority areas.

  • jobs, growth and competitiveness
  • empowering and protecting citizens
  • energy and climate policies
  • freedom, security and justice
  • the EU as a strong global actor

Programme

09/05/2019

11:45

Arrivals

12:30

Meeting with President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani

13:15

Family photo

13:30

Working lunch

15:30

Working session

18:00

Press conference of Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania

18:30

Reception

20:00

Open air concert

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