Overview of the main subjects to be discussed at meetings of the Council of the EU over the next two weeks.
General Affairs Council (Art.50), Monday 12 November 2018
EU27 ministers will discuss the state of play of Brexit negotiations.
General Affairs Council, Monday 12 November 2018
The Council will start preparations for the December European Council, discuss the next multiannual financial framework, hold its annual rule of law dialogue and return to the Article 7(1) TEU proceedings concerning Poland and Hungary.
Ministers will also hear presentations of the 2019 European Semester roadmap, the 2019 Commission work programme and the Commission's subsidiarity package.
Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget), Friday 16 November 2018
The Council will prepare negotiations with the European Parliament on the EU's general budget for 2019. The negotiations will be held at a conciliation committee meeting the same day.
Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Monday 19 November 2018
The Council is due to agree on the 2019-20 TACs for deep-sea fish stocks and exchange views on: the CAP reform, plant protection, the market situation and the Task Force on Rural Africa.
Foreign Affairs Council, Monday 19 November 2018
Foreign ministers will discuss Central Asia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Yemen. They will have a joint session with defence ministers to discuss major initiatives in EU cooperation in the field of security and defence.
Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Tuesday 20 November 2018
On Monday 19, defence ministers will have a joint session with foreign ministers to discuss major initiatives in EU cooperation in the field of security and defence. On Tuesday 20, they will discuss EU-NATO cooperation and CSDP operations and missions.