From 1 January till June 30, 2015, Latvia was the country holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The presidency rotates among the EU member states every half a year. The presiding member state assumes responsibility for the work of the Council of the EU and defines the issues to be taken forward during the next six month period.
Results of the Latvian Presidency of the EU Council in priority areas:
Infograph "Results of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU"
The six month programme of Latvia’s Presidency
Further information on Latvia’s Presidency of the Council of the EU is available on the Presidency website at https://eu2015.lv/.