Meeting of the Permanent Representatives Committee in Brussels.
The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) is responsible for preparing the meetings of the Council in its relevant fields. Member states are represented in the Committee by ambassadors and they are chaired by the member state holding the six-month presidency.
COREPER II deals with the following policy areas of the Union:
- General Affairs and External Relations;
- Economic and Financial Affairs;
- Justice and Home Affairs;
- Preparation of the European Council work