Forward look: 24 April – 7 May 2023

  • Press release
  • 21 April 2023
  • 17:43

Overview of the main topics and events at the Council of EU and European Council for the coming fortnight.

Foreign Affairs Council, 24 April 2023

The Foreign Affairs Council will exchange views on the Russian aggression against Ukraine, and the EU action plan on the geopolitical consequences of the Russian war, and will be informed about current affairs.

Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 25 April 2023

Agriculture and fisheries ministers will meet in Luxembourg on 25 April to discuss farming and forestry aspects of the carbon removals regulation, opportunities provided by the bioeconomy, the state of play of national strategic plans under the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), and the market situation, in particular following the invasion of Ukraine. Other items on the agenda include information from the Commission about biological control agents.

Foreign Affairs Council (Development), 4 May 2023

The Foreign Affairs Council, in its development configuration, will be invited to exchange views on the reform of multilateral development banks. Ministers will also address the global consequences of the war in Ukraine.