Media advisory – General Affairs Council of 22 September 2020


Indicative programme

from 09.00
Arrivals (live streaming)

+/- 09.45
Doorstep statement by Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe at the Federal Foreign Office

+/- 10.00
Beginning of the General Affairs Council (roundtable)
Adoption of agenda / Approval of non-legislative “A” items
Preparation of the Special European Council on 24-25 September 2020
EU-UK negotiations
Covid-19 – EU-coordination
Rule of law in Poland / Article 7 (1) TEU Reasoned Proposal
Values of the Union in Hungary / Article 7 (1) TEU Reasoned
+/- 15.30
Legislative programming (public session)
+/- 16.00
Multiannual Financial Framework (public session)
Any other business

At the end of the meeting (+/- 16.45) – press conference in live streaming.

Arrangements for the press conference

Please note that there will be no physical press conference. In order to ask questions remotely, EU accredited journalists should register using this link. Those who already registered for the video conferences of European affairs ministers earlier this year, or to the press briefing ahead of the General Affairs Council, do not need to do it again.

Deadline: Tuesday, 22 September 2020, 15.00

Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour after the deadline.

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