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Dear Reader of "Essential EU Law in Charts, 2nd Lisbon edition, 2010". Please take note of the following updates and corrigenda:

Update | p.74

Page: 074 Chart Number: 3/7 Chart Title: Structure of the Council of Ministers (“The Council”)

The box entitled “Members of the Council” states “configurations to be determined by the European Council”. By the end of June 2010, however, there has been no decision by the European Council on the Council configurations. At present, the configurations are based on a provisional list established by the General Affairs Council (Decision 2009/878/EU of 1 December 2009 establishing the list of Council configurations in addition to those referred to in the second and third subparagraphs of Article 16(6) of the Treaty on European Union, OJ 2009 L 315/46). The following configurations exist:

  • General Affairs
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Justice and Home Affairs (JHA)
  • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs
  • Competitiveness
  • Transport, Telecommunications and Energy
  • Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Environment
  • Education, Youth and Culture
Published: 20 June 2010