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Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2020

Following Germany’s six-month Council Presidency, which finished at the end of 2020, it is clear that Europe has proved its worth in the face of the crisis and shown that it is capable of taking effective action.

Germany’s EU Council Presidency

A look back at all the articles and events

EU Council Presidency Review of the 2020 German Council Presidency

EU Council Presidency German Recovery and Resilience Plan (GRRP)

ECOFIN and Eurogroup

The German finance minister usually meets with other EU finance ministers once a month at the Eurogroup and ECOFIN Council meetings. Here you can find information about the Eurogroup and ECOFIN Council, and about previous and future events.

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Together for Europe’s recovery. We did our best to turn these words into action.

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The Möbius strip: a symbol of unity and connectedness.

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German programme

With our programme, we worked towards a stronger and more innovative Europe; a fair and sustainable Europe.

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Trio programme

Until the end of 2021 Germany is working on an 18-month programme in cooperation with Portugal and Slovenia.

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