Presidency of the EU Council

Portugal takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from the 1st January to the 30th June 2021.


To access the themes of this Presidency see:

Documents published for the presidency


Calendar of the EU Presidencies

COUNCIL DECISION (EU) 2016/1316, of 26 July 2016 amending Decision 2009/908/EU, laying down measures for the implementation of the European Council Decision on the exercise of the Presidency of the Council, and on the chairmanship of preparatory bodies of the Council.

Germany – 2nd semester 2020 (EN, DE, FR)

Croatian – 1st semester 2020 (EN, HR, FR, DE, IT)

Finland – 2nd semester 2019 (EN, FR, DE, SUOMI, SVENSKA)

Romania – 1st semester 2019 (EN, RO, FR)

Austria – 2nd semester 2018 (EN, DE, FR)

Bulgaria -1st semester 2018 (EN, BG, FR, DE)

Estonia – 2nd semester 2017 (EN, ET, FR, DE)

Malta – 1st semester 2017 (EN, MT, FR)

Slovakia – 2nd semester 2016 (EN, SK)

Netherlands – 1st semester 2016 (EN)

Luxembourg – 2nd semester 2015 (EN, FR, DE)

Latvia – 1st semester 2015 (EN, LT, FR, DE)