As of the 1st of July Spain holds the presidency of the Council of the EU for the fifth time with the motto 'Europe, closer', prioritizing reindustrialization, green transition, social and economic justice, and strengthening European unity.
Spain holds the presidency of the Council of the EU for the fifth time since 1 st of July. The motto: 'Europe, closer' highlights Spain's commitment to advancing in European unity, bringing citizens closer to the decisions present in our day-to-day lives.
Spain has identified four priorities for the work under its presidency of the Council: reindustrialise the EU, advance in the green transition, promote social and economic justice and strengthen European unity.
The presidency of the Council rotates among the EU member states every 6 months. During this 6-month period, the presidency chairs meetings at every level in the Council, helping to ensure the continuity of the EU's work in the Council.