A summary of the Committee’s exchange of views is now available.
A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
The General Affairs Council (Art. 50) should prepare the European Council (Art. 50) on 17 or 18 October 2019.
The Council made this agenda public. It includes items on citizen rights and Ireland as well as international agreements and trade.
Parties to the WTO’s Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) welcomed Ecuador and the Philippines as new observers to the GPA committee at its meeting on 26 June. In addition, the parties approved the United Kingdom’s request for a six-month extension to submit its instrument of accession to the GPA in its own right.
EU Member States today agreed to a proposal from the European Commission to make €50 million available to Irish beef farmers, which can be matched by national funds to reach a maximum of €100 million.