President of the Italian Council Matteo Renzi at European Council, june 2014
Today, the President of the Council Matteo Renzi presents the programme of the six-month Italian presidency of the EU Council. During the plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, at 3 P.M., the Prime Minister outlines the objectives and priorities of the Italian presidency. The opening of the plenary session will mark the official start of the 12th Italian presidency.
Watch the live tweeting of the speech on the official Italian presidency account @IT2014EU
Watch live: EuroparlTV
Read the Programme of the Italian Presidency.