Overview of the main topics and events at the Council of EU and European Council.
The indicated format of each meeting (physical or virtual) are subject to change.
Video conference of internal market and industry ministers, 18 September 2020
Ministers in charge of internal market and industry will discuss on how to deepen the single market.
Foreign Affairs Council, 21 September 2020
Foreign affairs ministers will be informed about current affairs, and exchange views on Libya, Belarus, and relations between the EU and the African Union.
Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 21-22 September 2020
Ministers will advance discussions on the green architecture of the common agriculture policy (CAP) reform package, including the regulation on CAP strategic plans. They will also discuss trade related agricultural issues, based on a presentation by the European Commission.
General Affairs Council, 22 September 2020
The Council will prepare for the European Council meetings in September and October. Ministers will also focus on the next multiannual financial framework, EU-UK relations, EU coordination of COVID-19 measures, and the Article 7 procedures regarding Poland and Hungary.
Special European Council, 24-25 September 2020
EU leaders will meet in Brussels to discuss issues related to the single market, industrial policy and digital transformation, as well as external relations, in particular relations with Turkey and with China.
For video coverage of Council sessions and audiovisual material, please see the following Council websites: