1st January-30th June 2014: EU Greek Council Presidency
From January 1st Greece is holding the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union for the fifth time since accession to the EU in 1981.
The Greek Presidency is the third and last one of the Trio Presidency with Ireland and Lithuania. The Greek Presidency priorities are growth, economic governance and migration.
Information on the new Presidency, its work programme, the main priorities, position papers, events and latest news can be found on the presidency website: