The Informal EU Directors General Meeting will take place on 22 and 23 January 2018 in Sofia. The event is organized under the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Delegates from the EU Member States, the European Commission, the General Secretariat of the Council and the Candidate Countries will participate in the meeting.
The topic of the meeting is Unity and Cohesion in the European Union. This will be also the topic of discussions with NGO representatives, which will take place on the first day.
The Informal EU Directors General Meeting is divided into two sessions. The priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU will be discussed during the first part of the program. The second part focuses on a more comprehensive debate on the concrete deliverables of maintaining the Unity and Cohesion in the EU as a prerequisite for a more effective Union working for the benefit of all EU citizens.