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Presentation of the Presidency priorities at Aarhus University (1 October 2015)

Published Friday October 02 2015

Following up on an invitation by the European Movement of the city of Aarhus, ambassador Philipps made a presentation of the Presidency priorities in front of an audience composed of both members of the European Movement and students in European studies. The focus was on the major issues on the EU agenda, with a particular emphasis on the preparations for the Paris Climate Conference (COP21). The discussion also touched upon the exemptions granted to Denmark in connection with the approval of the Treaty of Maastricht (1993) and the upcoming referendum on a partial participation in Justice and Home Affairs, scheduled for 3 December 2015.