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European Council

28/06/2012 - 29/06/2012


The European Council meets at least twice every six months in the Justus Lipsius building in Brussels. It comprises the heads of state or government of the EU Member States and the President of the European Commission. It is chaired by its President, Herman Van Rompuy. The High Representative for Foreign Affairs also takes part in its meetings.

European Council meetings are chaired by Donald Tusk, President of the European Council.

They take place in Brussels, in the Justus Lipsius building with the assistance of the General Secretariat of the Council.


Blue Arrows

European Council
Justus Lipsius building
Rue de la Loi 175
1048 Brussels

Blue Arrows

The press centre, which is also located in the Justus Lipsius building, is equipped with all the necessary facilities for the press and audiovisual media


+32 (0)2 281 90 00


+32 (0)2 281 85 41

E-mail: presse.centre@consilium.europa.eu

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