European Union



Coreper I

The courtyard with flags in the Justus Lipsius building © EU
Start date : 24/03/2017
End date : 24/03/2017
Brussels, Belgium
Council of the EU and European Council, Presidency of the Council of the EU,
Food, farming and fisheries, Culture, education and youth, Economy and the euro, Employment and social rights, Consumer affairs and public health, Transport and travel,

The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) is responsible for preparing the meetings of the Council in its relevant fields. Member States are represented in the Committee by ambassadors and they are chaired by the Member State holding the 6-month presidency.

COREPER I deals with the following policy areas of the Union:

  • employment, social policy, health and consumer affairs
  • competitiveness (internal market, industry and research)
  • transport, telecommunications and energy
  • agriculture and fisheries
  • environment
  • education, youth, culture and sport

Coreper I meetings and related documents

EU Presidency website


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