Coreper II

The courtyard with flags in the Justus Lipsius building © EU
Start date : 29/09/2021
End date : 29/09/2021
Europa building, Brussels, Belgium
Council of the EU and European Council,
Economy and the euro, Enlargement, external relations and trade, Institutional affairs, Justice and citizens’ rights,

The Permanent Representatives Committee or ‘Coreper’ (Article 240 of the Treaty establishing the European community) is responsible for preparing the work of the Council of the EU. It consists of the Member States' ambassadors to the EU (‘Permanent Representatives’) and is chaired by the Member State which holds the Council Presidency.

COREPER II deals with the following 4 policy areas of the Union:

  • general affairs and external relations
  • economic and financial affairs
  • justice and home affairs
  • preparation of the European Council work

More information on the Coreper II meeting

Coreper II meetings and related documents

EU Presidency website


Press service

+32 2 281 63 19


Back to top