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The Council is the main decision-making body of the European Union. The ministers of the Member States meet within the Council of the European Union. Depending on the issue on the agenda, each country is represented by the minister responsible for that subject. The Council is presided for a period of six months (from January to June, and from July to December) by each Member State in turn, in accordance with a pre-established rota. Website: www.consilium.europa.eu/homepage?lang=en
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Council Decision (EU) 2015/1523 of 14 September 2015 establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and of Greece

14 September 2015 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Directive 2011/95/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on standards for the qualification of third-country nationals or stateless persons as beneficiaries of international protection, for a uniform status for refugees or for persons eligible for subsidiary protection, and for the content of the protection granted (recast)

20 December 2011 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Directive 2011/95/UE du Parlement Européen et du Conseil du 13 décembre 2011 concernant les normes relatives aux conditions que doivent remplir les ressortissants des pays tiers ou les apatrides pour pouvoir bénéficier d'une protection internationale, à un statut uniforme pour les réfugiés ou les personnes pouvant bénéficier de la protection subsidiaire, et au contenu de cette protection (refonte)

20 December 2011 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Directive 2008/115/CE du Parlement Européen et du Conseil du 16 décembre 2008 relative aux normes et procédures communes applicables dans les États membres au retour des ressortissants de pays tiers en séjour irrégulier

16 December 2008 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals

16 December 2008 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Council Decision of 21 February 2006 on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Kingdom of Denmark extending to Denmark the provisions of Council Regulation (EC) No 343/2003 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an asylum application lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national and Council Regulation (EC) No 2725/2000 concerning the establishment of 'Eurodac' for the comparison of fingerprints for the effective application of the Dublin Convention

21 February 2006 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Council Regulation (EC) No 2007/2004 of 26 October 2004 : Establishing a European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union

26 October 2004 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Règlement (CE) No 343/2003 du Conseil du 18 février 2003 établissant les critères et mécanismes de détermination de l'État membre responsable de l'examen d'une demande d'asile présentée dans l'un des États membres par un ressortissant d'un pays tiers

18 February 2003 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

Council Regulation (EC) No 343/2003 of 18 February 2003 establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an asylum application lodged in one of the Member States by a third-country national

18 February 2003 | Publisher: European Union: Council of the European Union | Document type: Regional Legislation

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