Informal ministerial meeting
Informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers
The informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers of the member states of the EU, also known as the “Gymnich meeting”, is held every six months in the member state holding the presidency of the Council of the European Union. It is an opportunity for foreign ministers to discuss important matters in an informal setting. During the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the Gymnich meeting will take place on 30 and 31 August 2018 in Vienna.
A media centre will be set up for media representatives on the ground floor of the Hofburg. Media representatives can obtain accreditation from the Federal Press Service, Ballhausplatz 1, 1010 Vienna.