On Tuesday morning, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković will present the priorities of the rotating Council presidency for the next six months.
The Croatian presidency’s programme focusses on four main priorities: a Europe that is developing, a Europe that connects, a Europe that protects, and an influential Europe.
The topics the Croatian presidency will deal with include Brexit and the EU's long-term budget, the Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027.
Croatia joined the EU in 2013 and will hold the presidency of the Council for the first time. The country took over this duty from Finland on 1 January and will hand it over to Germany on 1 July.
Procedure: Resolutions on topical subjects Council and Commission statements - Presentation and debate with the Croatian PM
Debate: Tuesday, 14 January
Press conference: Tuesday, 14 January at 12.00 with David SASSOLI, President of the European Parliament, and Andrej PLENKOVIĆ, Prime Minister of Croatia