Welcome to the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the area of statistics
Slovakia holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2016. The Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic will manage the statistical legislative dossiers and have the honour to chair the meetings of the Council Working Party on Statistics.
The main goals of the Slovak Presidency are set out in the Trio Presidency Programme of Netherlands – Slovakia – Malta. In order to achieve the targets of this Programme, the Slovak Presidency will build on the remarkable progress achieved by the Dutch Presidency and other preceding Presidencies as well as striving to achieve a significant progress with the new dossiers.
The Slovak Presidency team look forward to the close cooperation with the Member States, the Trio partners, the European Parliament and the Commission and other stakeholders involved.