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Post UNGA, prepping for the European Council: What to expect from October’s Meeting

For now, we have some key details on the agenda of October’s upcoming Council meeting in Brussels. The agenda is full – and the Council has released a few details, shown below:

Place:           Europa building, Brussels
Chair:           Matti Maasikas, Deputy Minister for European Affairs of Estonia

 All times are approximate and subject to change

from 08.30   
Arrivals (live streaming

+/- 08.55      
Doorstep by Deputy Minister Matti Maasikas 

+/- 10.00      
Beginning of Council meeting (Roundtable)
Adoption of legislative A items (public session)
Presentation of the priorities of Estonian presidency (public session)
Adoption of non-legislative A items
Preparation of the European Council on 19-20 October 2017
European Council follow-up
Legislative programming – Letter of Intent
Any other business 

+/- 12.30      
Press conference
 (live streaming

Working lunch 

+/- 15.00      
Beginning of Council (Art. 50) meeting
State of play of Brexit negotiations
Preparation of the European Council (Article 50) on 19 or 20 October 2017

+/- 17.30      
Press conference
 (live streaming)

Compliments of the European Council