Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU

On 1 January 2023, Sweden will assume the presidency of the Council of the European Union, as the last in the line of the current presidency trio. This will be Sweden’s first EU presidency since the Lisbon Treaty came into…

Serbia and Civilian CSDP Missions

In fact, EU’s civilian missions are twice as common when compared to those of military character. Despite their growing importance, Serbia, as a candidate country, is yet to take part in civilian CSDP missions and therefore must work on strengthening its capacities together with developing its institutional framework, to constructively engage with the Union on this matter.

The Slovenian Presidency of Council of the EU

As both Germany and Portugal have achieved positive results in putting Europe back on its feet, Slovenia’s presidency will concentrate on setting the ground for the development of a post-pandemic Europe. However, it does not mean that Slovenia will have an easy job; on the contrary, there are many pressing issues that the Council will need to deal with.