Portuguese Presidency

Portuguese Presidency



From January to June 2021, Portugal held the Presidency of the EU Council, following the German Presidency and preceding the Slovenian Presidency.

Portugal presided over the Council of the European Union for the fourth time, since 1992.

Portuguese Presidency of the Council declared the importance of strengthening Europe's resilience and its citizens' confidence in the European social model, promoting a Union based on shared values of solidarity, convergence and cohesion – a Union capable of coordinated action to recover from the crisis.

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