Report on the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union 1 July - 31 December 2009
- 7 maj 2010
Sweden took over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of 2009. The country holding the Presidency leads the Council and acts as the driving force behind the EU's legislative and political work. This report is based on a Government Communication submitted to the Swedish Riksdag on 9 April 2010 (Regeringens skrivelse 2009/10:174 Redogörelse för det svenska ordförandeskapet i Europeiska unionens råd andra halvåret 2009). The report contains a brief account of the Swedish Presidency in 2009. It describes the Government Offices' preparations for the Presidency, how it was managed and the most important results. It also includes a statement of account.