Extraordinary European Summit in Brussels on 17 and 18 April 2024

On Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 April 2024, an extraordinary European Summit will be held in Brussels in the buildings of the Council of the European Union, at the Rue de la Loi. A safety zone will be set up. Only authorised persons can enter this zone on foot.

The perimeter of the Schuman quarter will be closed from 4 pm and the Reyers Tunnel towards the centre from 3 pm.

External site Circulation plan - European Summit

Please note: a State visit from Luxembourg will take place on 16, 17 and 18 April. Traffic disruption is expected, especially on Tuesday 16 April. More info: External site State visit from Luxembourg

The safety zone will be closed on Wednesday 17 April (from 4 pm) and Thursday 18 April :

  • Schuman roundabout
  • Rue Froissart from number 101 to 143
  • Rue de la Loi, between the Schuman roundabout and the Résidence Palace
  • Rue de la Loi, between the Rond-Point Schuman and the Boulevard Charlemagne

Important remarks:

  • Deliveries will not be possible
  • Garbage bags, bicycles and terraces are not allowed within the safety zone
  • For security reasons, all windows of the buildings must be closed

Anyone on foot with a digital or printed pass and proof of identity.

With a vehicle:

  • Official delegations accredited by the Council
  • Emergency and police services
  • Police-accredited vehicles (access only via the Avenue d'Auderghem)

  • Anyone living within the security perimeter.
  • Anyone working within the security perimeter.

No exceptions will be made for people outside the security perimeter or for people with access to their building via an entrance outside the security perimeter.

The demands are possible via External site www.polbru.be/eurotop-en.

The deadline for pass applications is Friday 12 April 2024.

Certain streets will only be accessible for local traffic (above ground there will be a parking ban):

  • Rue Archimède between rue Stevin and the Schuman roundabout
  • Avenue de Cortenbergh, between rue Stevin and the Schuman roundabout (limited access during escorts)
  • Rue de la Loi, between avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée and the Schuman roundabout
  • Avenue de la Joyeuse Entrée
  • Avenue d'Auderghem, between rue de la Loi and the Schuman roundabout
  • Rue Breydel
  • Rue Froissart, between rue Juste Lipse and the rue Belliard
  • Rue Juste Lipse

During the summit (possibly longer) parking will be strictly forbidden for all kinds of vehicles (cars, motorcycles, bikes, scooters,...):

  • in the safety zone
  • in the streets with local traffic
  • on the routes taken by the delegations
  • Chaussée d'Etterbeek, between the Rue Belliard and the Rue Van Maerlant
  • Rue Van Maerlant
  • Rue Belliard, between the Chaussée d'Etterbeek and the Avenue d'Auderghem

The bus lines of the External site STIB and External site De Lijn that drive through the perimeter, are diverted.

Created on 22/03/2024 (modified on 15/04/2024)
Extraordinary European Summit in Brussels on 17 and 18 April 2024