The World’s Conservatives Gather in Budapest
23 September 2021
Portugal hopes to strengthen the social pillar of the European Union, deemed as essential for the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a clear-made path also important to Central Europe. Gender equality and the rule of law as important agenda points may create tensions in the next months of the presidency.
At the start of the year 2021, Portugal took over the Council of the European Union’s presidency for the fourth time. The country immediately shared a set of priorities which will shape their action in the next six months (via the Twitter account of the Portuguese PM):
— António Costa (@antoniocostapm) January 1, 2021