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Press release10 November 2021Representation in Cyprus1 min read

President von der Leyen in United States to meet President Biden and receive Atlantic Council’s Distinguished Leadership Award

Participation of Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Comission, in the UN Climate Conference (COP26) in Glasgow

Today, 10 November, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen will meet the President of the United States, Joe Biden, at the White House in Washington DC. In the evening, the President will attend the Atlantic Council’s Awards reception, where she will receive the Distinguished Leadership Award. The Council is honouring the President “for her lifetime of accomplishment as a true European and transatlantic citizen, and for her positive impact advancing a Europe that is whole, free, and at peace”. More information is available in the Atlantic Council’s press release. Follow the event live on EbS. On Thursday afternoon, President von der Leyen will meet the heads of EU diplomatic missions to the US.


Publication date
10 November 2021
Representation in Cyprus