9. 8. 2019
Romania held the Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time since it joined the EU, from January to June 2019. The Romanian Presidency opened the Trio of Presidencies composed also of Finland and Croatia.
The priorities were 4 pillars:
-Pillar 1: „Europe of convergence” to encourage economic cohesion in Europe,
-Pillar 2: „A safer Europe” to foster cooperation among member states in dealing with the new security challenges, including cybersecurity and fight against terrorism,
-Pillar 3: „Europe, as a stronger global actor” to promote enlargement, good neighborly relations and multilateralism,
-Pillar 4: „Europe of common values” such as solidarity and fight against discrimination.
RO PRES: https://www.romania2019.eu/home/