It's all or nothing!

17-18 July 2020: Since yesterday morning, the Heads of State and Government of the Member States of the European Union have been meeting at an extraordinary summit in Brussels. The main topics are the measures to mitigate the economic consequences of the Corona pandemic and the overdue agreement on the EU's multiannual financial framework (MFF).

Press release on World Refugee Day

In just under two weeks, Germany will take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for six months. As the Presidency, the Federal Republic will lay down guidelines for action and represent the Council vis-à-vis other EU institutions, third countries and international organizations. This will also play a decisive role for future migration policy. Accordingly, the focus will be above all on the future reception and distribution of refugees within the EU.