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"From fireside chats to key decision-maker: a history of the European Council"

Posted on 21 April 2017

The Council of the European Union has released a 40-minute documentary film titled The European Council: From fireside chats to key decision-maker. The film conjoins exclusive interviews with past and present insiders of the European Council and rare archival material. The film was part of the celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Rome Treaties. 

From fireside chats to key decision-maker: a history of the European Council is available in all 24 European Union languages and it can be watched or downloaded at the Council’s newsroom.