A First Look at the Slovak Presidency Programme

Earlier this month, Slovakia started its Presidency of the Council of the EU, a role which will have until the end of the present year. According to its programme, one of the main topics of the Slovak Presidency in the field of research is support for young researchers. The Presidency aims to adopt Council conclusions on measures to support young researchers with a focus on increasing the attractiveness of scientific careers, encouraging mobility and investing in human potential in the field of research and development. The Presidency also envisages to work upon the Commission´s European Defence Action Plan which should, among other, stimulate research in this field. The Slovak also Presidency also intends to start the trilogues with the European Parliament following the European Commission’s submission of the second package of legislative proposals on copyright reform, a package aiming to ensure the cross-border portability of online content services in the internal market.
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