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Council adopts position to strengthen European Maritime Safety Agency

The Council adopted today its negotiating position (general approach) on a new regulation strengthening the role of the European Maritime…

EU on the pathway to healthy soils by 2050

The general approach reached by the Council today aims to make soil health monitoring obligatory, provides guiding principles for…

Council ready to start talks with the European Parliament

The Council adopted its position (‘general approach’) on the green claims directive, which aims to address greenwashing and help consumers…

Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

The Council decided to renew the sanctions introduced by the EU in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol…

Waste framework directive: Council set to start talks on its revision

The Council adopted its position (‘general approach’) on the targeted revision of the waste framework directive, with a focus on food and…

Nature restoration law: Council gives final green light

The Council formally adopted the – first of its kind – regulation on nature restoration.

Council adopts regulation on use of supercomputing in AI development

The Council has today adopted an amendment to the regulation on the European High-Performance Computing (EuroHPC) joint undertaking to…

Council approves conclusions

The Council approved conclusions to ensure the supply of medical radioisotopes, as part of the priorities of the Belgian presidency.

Council adopts position on new rules for detergents in the internal market

The Council has adopted its negotiating mandate on the detergents regulation that aims to simplify the current rules for the sale and free…

Council adopts mandate for forthcoming negotiations with the European Parliament

The Council adopted its mandate for the forthcoming negotiations with the European Parliament on the so-called ‘one substance one…