France to take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 1er January 2022 to June 30, 2022. The website, the Presidency’s social networks and the media accreditation platform are already open to allow you to accredit yourself to events and follow the highlights of the upcoming Presidency.

The website 

To access the French Presidency website, please visit: www.europe2022.frThis site is available in English, French and German and has an automatic translator in the other 21 official EU languages. You will find many useful information on:


  • institutional, political and cultural events throughout the Presidency and throughout France;
  • the latest news, press releases and speeches;
  • the priorities of the French Presidency;
  • the program;
  • the trio’s programme (to be found soon);
  • cultural programming;
  • the Presidency’s commitments on sustainable development;
  • information on the cities where events will take place in France;
  • media accreditation and tools available to journalists.

Social networks

You can follow the news and discover behind the scenes of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union on social networks:

All content related to the Presidency will be available live on Twitter through official hashtags #UE22 in French and #EU2022EN in English. Official photographs will also be available on Flickr and videos on YouTube.

French Presidency accreditation platform for media

You can now register and apply for accreditation to the events of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Access to the accreditation platform is via the Presidency’s website in the accessible media section here.

In order to participate in the Presidency events, you are invited to create a profile sheet directly on this platform and then request accreditation at the French Presidency meetings in which you wish to participate. The accreditation confirmation will be issued to you, if applicable, meeting by meeting by the organizing ministry of the event.

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the calendar of Presidency events is subject to change.