A fast-moving time in the Brussels year, November opens with a Green Week and public holidays before getting down to business with serious policy discussion.
The Estonian Presidency continues to make its mark with a range of events and initiatives, but leaders are already looking ahead to next year following the publication of the 2018 European Commission Work Programme.
Meanwhile, the Brexit negotiations will enter a more pressured phase as the UK seeks to overcome the impasse that threatens to damage domestic economic prospects.
Here, Anna Krouskou, DeHavilland EU's Policy Analyst for Health and Pharmaceuticals, gives you the lowdown on what to watch out for this November.
What's on the agenda this month
by Anna Krouskou, EU Policy Analyst
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Anna Krouskou is an EU Policy Analyst at DeHavilland EU. A graduate of the University of Athens and the London School of Economics and Political Science, she has previous experience working at Ketchum and the EU Council.