Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tokyo /Newsroom /
04.01.2022  

Slovenia concluded its Presidency of the Council of the EU and passed it over to France

On the 31st of December 2021 Slovenia concluded its Presidency of the Council of the EU and passed it over to France.
The Slovenian Presidency achieved the priorities it set in resilience, recovery, digital and green transition, the Conference on the Future of Europe, the rule of law and the European way of life, and with regard to secure EU and the Western Balkans.
Slovenia successfully provided a solid foundation to ensure that the topic of resilience remains high on the agenda of European decision-makers. Substantial progress has also been achieved in post-pandemic economic recovery, the Fit for 55 package, digital transition, cybersecurity, the external dimension of migration and the protection of the EU’s external borders, and the Conference on the Future of Europe, which will conclude in spring 2022. Slovenia has included a credible continuation of the EU enlargement process in its foreign policy priorities.
On behalf of the Slovenian Presidency, the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Tokyo organised a number of events, including an event on artificial intelligence and robotics, an event on climate change and an event on EU-Japan connectivity in the Western Balkans.
Slovenia wished France every success with the Presidency, to which Slovenia intends to lend its unstinting support in achieving all tasks and goals.
More informatuion about the Slovenian Presidency to the Council of the EU is available here.