EU Policies

Energy Security

The European Council of March 2006 defined the main objectives of the UE energy policy the security of supply, competitiveness and the promotion of renewable energies.

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The European Council of March 2007 added to the external dimension an integrated vision over energy and climate change and also an Energy Action Plan. The council decided to deliver 20-20-20 targets for the year 2020: greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy and energy savings.

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In November 2008, the European Commission released the Second Strategic Energy Review - Securing our Energy Future. The document represented an evaluation of the Action Plan results for the period 2007-2009.

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In May 2010 the European Commission issued a Stock taking document “Towards a new Energy Strategy for Europe 2011-2020” and launched a public consultation, which ended on the 2nd July 2010.

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Photo exhibition “30” dedicated to the anniversary of the Romanian Revolution of 1989, opened at the EU Council, Atrium area


In 2019, we honour the memory of those who 30 years ago took the streets and stood for free and democratic Romania! Do not miss the exhibition “30” opened at the EU Council, Justus Lipsius building - Atrium area. You will see powerful images of those …

The message of Minister for European Affairs George Ciamba at the end of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union


“Presiding over the Council was the maturity test for Romania and a means to reconfirm its attachment to the European project” – George Ciamba We are preparing to hand over the Presidency of the EU Council after six intense months,…