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Bulgarian Presidency

Event date: 23/11/2017

Bulgarian Presidency
From January to June 2018, Bulgaria holds the Presidency of the EU Council for the first time, following the Estonian and preceding the Austrian Presidency.
The Presidency of the Council rotates among the EU Member States every 6 months. During the 6-month period, the presidency chairs meeting at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU's work in the Council.

News history

MEPs debate on the review of the Bulgarian Council Presidency during the plenary session in Strasbourg.

Bulgarian Prime Minister, Mr Boyko Borissov, presents the incoming EU Council Presidency priorities to MEPs. The priorities are the Future of Europe and young people; a European perspective and the connectivity of the Western Balkans; security and stability in a strong and united Europe and the digital economy and skills for the future.

Antonio TAJANI, EP President visits to Sofia, Bulgaria

Antonio Tajani, EP President meets with Boyka Borrisov, Bulgarian Prime Minister. Meeting between the Conference of Presidents and Rumen RADEV, President of Bulgaria. Meeting with the Bulgarian Government and the Bulgarian National Assembly in Sofia.