London, 29 November 2011
The Council of the European Union – one click away
At Online Information 2011, the Council of the European Union will demonstrate how its onlineinformation resources support openness and transparency, two key principles in the work of theCouncil.
Free seminars at Online Information 2011
Join Council staff on 30 November 2011 from 15:00 to 16:45 in the Apex Room (National Hall) to learnmore about:
The challenges of monitoring your reputation online from a multinational angle
, byAurelie Valtat
Social media and mobile access: Reaching out to the press in real time
, by DanaManescu
Key user-friendly instruments to increase openness and transparency at the Councilof the European Union
, by Vincenzo Le Voci
Visit our stand
Come join us at the
EU stand No 340
at the 2011 Online Information Exhibition, and ask your questions toCouncil staff.
The Council of the European Union
The Council of the European Union is the EU’s main decision-making body. It is composed of national ministers fromthe 27 EU Member States, which meet according to 10 Council configurations, each country being represented by theminister in charge of a specific topic (foreign affairs, social affairs, education, transport, agriculture, etc.).The Council’s openness and transparency policy consists of three aspects:
public access to Council documents,
publicity of the Council’s decision-making process, and
information and communication activities.EC Regulation No. 1049/2001 governs access to documents held by the EU institutions with the aim of ensuring theirwidest possible circulation.The Council of the European Union is assisted in its work by the General Secretariat, under the responsibility of itsSecretary General, Uwe Corsepius.
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