European Council meeting (17 and 18 October 2019) - Annotated draft agenda, Brussels - EU monitor

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Atomium in Brussel.
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date October 17, 2019 15:00 - October 18, 2019
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attending M. (Mark) Rutte i, J.C. (Jean-Claude) Juncker i et al.
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General Secretariat of the Council

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Permanent Representatives Committee/Council

Subject:

European Council meeting (17 and 18 October 2019)

 
  • Annotated draft agenda

In accordance with Article 3(1) of the Rules of Procedure of the European Council, the President of the European Council, in close cooperation with the member of the European Council representing the Member State holding the six-monthly Presidency of the Council and with the President of the Commission, is to submit an annotated draft agenda to the General Affairs Council.

Delegations will find attached the annotated draft agenda submitted by the President of the European Council, setting out the main items the European Council is expected to address at the above meeting.

In the light of the final discussion to be held by the General Affairs Council within the five days preceding the European Council meeting, the President of the European Council is to draw up the provisional agenda.

Council of the European Union

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At the start of the meeting, the Member of the European Council representing the Member State holding the six-monthly Presidency of the Council will provide an overview of progress on the implementation of earlier European Council conclusions.

  • I. 
    MULTIANNUAL FINANCIAL FRAMEWORK

In line with its June conclusions, the European Council will hold an exchange of views on the basis of the work of Finland's Presidency.

II. THE NEXT INSTITUTIONAL CYCLE

The European Council will discuss the follow-up to the Strategic Agenda 2019-2024 for the Union.

p.m.: appointment of the European Commission and appointment of the ECB President.

III. OTHER ITEMS

In the light of events, the European Council may address specific foreign policy issues.

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