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AmCham EU’s Presidency Group works to influence the agenda of the Council of the European Union. It initiates substantive policy dialogues with national officials charged with the upcoming Presidency of the Council by meeting with the relevant permanent representation in Brussels. This is followed by a delegation visit to the member state capital, during which a report with recommendations to the presidency is presented.
Finland (July - December)
Recommendations to the Finnish Presidency
The Finnish Presidency comes at a key moment for the future of Europe. They will assume an important role in framing the next European agenda and steering the EU in the right direction for 2019 and beyond.
We look forward to working closely with Finland during their Presidency to ensure we reach our common objective of a stronger and more competitive Europe which creates jobs, meets consumers’ needs and generates wealth for its citizens. We hope these recommendations will provide concrete input and direction to the Presidency’s work programme. AmCham EU stands ready to support Finland in this crucial role, and wish the Presidency every success.
Romania (January - June)
Recommendations to the Romanian Presidency
The Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) has assumed an important role in framing the European agenda on key issues and priorities. Political leadership will be critical to steering the EU in the right direction for 2019 and beyond, and AmCham EU stands ready to support Romania in this crucial role.
AmCham EU looks forward to working closely with the Romanian Presidency to ensure we reach our common objectives of a stronger and more united Europe. We have already had the pleasure of meeting with a wide range of leading Romanian officials in Bucharest and Brussels, and we aim to continue engaging with Romania in the coming months. We look forward to working closely with the Romanian government, and wish the Presidency every success.