Danish EU presidency begins

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On January 1st 2012, Denmark took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The programme for the presidency will be officially presented 6th January at a press conference in Copenhagen. Find more information here

According to the website negotiations on the future agricultural policy will dominate the agenda of the AGRI Council’s work during the Danish Presidency.

“The Presidency will give maximum momentum to the negotiations of the Commission’s proposal for a new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which covers the period 2014-2020.”

  • You can find further information on the Presidency website www.eu2012.dk
  • Information on Agriculture and Fisheries can be found here, with information on the CAP reform process here.