European Union



General Affairs Council

The courtyard with flags in the Justus Lipsius building © EU
Start date : 14/11/2017
End date : 15/11/2017
Brussels, Belgium
Council of the EU and European Council, Presidency of the Council of the EU,
Institutional affairs,

The General Affairs Council is composed of European affairs ministers from all EU member states and meets once a month.

It is responsible for dossiers that affect several policy areas, such as EU enlargement, EU's multiannual financial framework, cohesion policy and matters related to the EU's institutional issues. It is also responsible for ensuring consistency in the work of all Council configurations and it coordinates preparation of European Council meetings.

More information on the General Affairs Council

Council website

EU Presidency website


Council of the EU

+ 32 (0)22 81 63 19

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