New advances in the enlargement negotiations
Following Friday's meetings between the candidate countries' chief negotiators and the EU, a further twelve negotiation chapters could be closed. Important advances were made, inter alia, in the field of the environment, where a total of four countries have now closed this chapter. The candidate countries also had a first opportunity to respond to the new EU positions on free movement of persons and capital.
More about the current status of negotiations
Hectic time for meetings coordinator
Coordinating all the meetings almost 2000 during the Swedish EU Presidency requires a good deal of
work.The meetings coordinator during the Swedish Presidency is called Anki Fritzche. Her mobile rings all around the clock and she always has the latest
information. Read more