Vertretung in Deutschland

Digital EBD Briefing: Portugiesische EU Ratspräsidentschaft



On the 1st of January, Portugal takes over the Presidency of the EU Council, under the motto “

13/01/2021 - 10:00

digital EBD Briefing: Portuguese EU Council Presidency on 13 January 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

H.E. Francisco Ribeiro de Menezes, Portuguese ambassador in Germany will present the programme of Portugal’s council presidency. Andres Peschke, head of the European Directorate-General at the Federal Foreign Office and Dr Kirsten Scholl, head of the Department for European Affairs at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy will subsequently asses the working programme from the perspective of the Federal German government. Dr Jörg Wojahn, representative of the European Commission in Germany and Christian Petry MP, vice-president of EM Germany will then open the discussion. Bernd Hüttemann Secretary General of EM Germany will moderate the event.

You will receive the link to the videoconference on 12 January. Questions and comments can be contributed via the chat or Twitter. Alternatively, you can send them to beforehand. With this you allow the panellists to prepare on their main points.

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