Political meeting

General Affairs Council

Council Meetings
Justus Lipsius
Rue de la Loi 175, B-1000 Brussels, Belgium
Event dates
March 17

Last updated on 16 March 2015, 16.50

Agenda highlights

Preparation of the European Council meeting on 19-20 March 2015

The Council will discuss the draft conclusions for the upcoming European Council. EU leaders are expected to focus on:

  • building an Energy Union and more particularly on the topics of energy security, the benefits of the internal energy market and pursuing climate diplomacy
  • the conclusion of the first phase of the European Semester for 2015
  • external relations: the Eastern Partnership summit in May 2015 in Riga, relations with Russia, the situation in Ukraine and in Libya

2015 European Semester

The Council will take note of a synthesis report on Council contributions, and of an updated roadmap.

Background brief PDF, 89.69KB Provisional agenda PDF, 18.08KB More information http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/meetings/gac/2015/03/17/