#EU Council

02.10.2020, Belgien, Brüssel: Ein Überblick von einem Rundtischgespräch aus dem EU Rat. Die EU-Staats- und Regierungschefs sind mit Beratungen über wirtschaftliche Fragen in den zweiten Tag ihres Brüsseler Sondergipfels gestartet. Themen sind die Stärkung des EU-Binnenmarkts, Industriepolitik und Digitalisierung. Foto: John Thys/AFP Pool/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
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The Council of the European Union

This online graphic informs about the tasks of the Council of the EU (Council of Ministers) and the main tasks of the Presidency. An interactive element shows the rotating presidency.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 8, 2019 Irish Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe gestures during a photo call prior to presenting his Budget 2020 to parliament, at Government Buildings in Dublin. - Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe was picked as the new president of the Eurogroup on July 9, 2020, which brings together the eurozone finance ministers who help guide European economic policy. (Photo by Paul FAITH / AFP)
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Ireland’s Donohoe takes leadership of Eurogroup amid historic recession

Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe has been picked as the new president of the Eurogroup, a key role as Europe sits in the depths of its deepest recession since World War II
(FILES) (COMBO) This combination of file pictures made on June 10, 2020, shows (L-R) Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna on December 4, 2017, in Brussels; Spain's Minister for Economic Affairs Nadia Calvino on June 8, 2018, in Madrid; and Ireland's Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe on October 8, 2019, in Dublin. - The new head of the Eurogroup will replace Mario Centeno, Portugal's soft-spoken finance minister who is stepping down after just two-and-a-half years. Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna, Spain's Nadia Calvino, and Ireland's Paschal Donohoe, are among three names strongly rumoured to replace Centeno. (Photo by AFP)
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Eurozone picks new chief as pandemic recession looms

Who will be the next Eurogroup president? Eurozone finance ministers will meet to elect a new president, filling a key job just as the continent is facing the worst recession in EU history.