EU leaders discuss EU’s future in Sibiu


On 9 May, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will attend the informal meeting of heads of state or government in the Romanian city of Sibiu. The EU leaders will exchange views on the challenges and priorities for the EU for the years to come and discuss the next strategic agenda for the period 2019–2024.

Photo: Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union.

Stefan Löfven will travel to Sibiu on Europe Day, 9 May, to discuss the future of the EU.

At the informal European Council, the heads of state or government will have an initial discussion of the EU’s strategic agenda for the coming five years. The discussion will focus on the priorities for the new leadership of the European Commission, which will assume its five-year mandate in the autumn. The climate, migration, security and competitiveness are high on the strategic agenda.