The role of the EU Presidency includes the responsibility for chairing meetings of the Council and its many working groups.
Malta Today 26/09/2014: The prospect of EU presidency for such a small nation as Malta will be
one full of challenges, parliamentary secretary for EU funds Ian Borg
told a meeting of the MEUSAC core group Friday morning.
But the junior minister said he was encouraged by “the
fruitful experiences of other small EU nations, in particular Ireland
and Lithuania, that have held the position in the past”.
The meeting was chaired by Dr Helena Dalli, Minister for
Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, who said that the
MEUSAC Core Group offers “an ideal forum for discussions between
Government, and representatives of civil society and social partners on
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