19 January 2021, 09:18
From 1st January to 30th June 2021 Portugal will be at the helm of the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The Portuguese Presidencyhappens during a particularly difficult time, with the COVID-19 pandemic and itssocial and economic consequences posing an unprecedented challenge for the EU and itsMemberStates.
Against this background, the Portuguese presidency will work on three major priorities:
- To promote Europe's recovery, leveraged by the climate and digital transitions.
- To implement the Social Pillar of the European Union as a key element for ensuring a fair and inclusive climate and digital transition.
- To strengthen Europe’s strategic autonomy keeping it open to the world.
Source: CECE - Committee for European Construction Equipment