Transport, Telecommunications & Energy Council
06/06/2013 - 07/06/2013
Centre de conférences Kirchberg, Luxembourg
Transport and travel
Energy and natural resources
Environment, consumers and health
Council of the EU
The Council will hold a debate on the role of the telecommunications and the information and communication technologies sectors within the framework of the Digital Agenda for Europe.
Ministers will also take stock of the state of play and discuss a proposed directive aimed at ensuring a high common level of security of electronic communications networks and information systems across the Union.
Moreover, the Council will take note of progress made on a number of other legislative proposals, namely:
- a regulation aimed at enabling secure electronic transactions across the EU;
- two regulations concerning digital infrastructure and services;
- a directive aimed at harmonising member states' rules on the accessibility of public sector bodies' websites.
The Council is due to adopt conclusions on the Commission communication entitled "Making the internal energy market work".
Ministers will also hold a debate on the Commission communication on "Energy technologies and Innovation" adopted on 2 May.
The Council will take note of a progress report on the draft directive on indirect land-use change (ILUC) amending the fuel quality (98/70/EC) and renewable energy (2009/28/EC) directives.
Furthermore, the Council will be informed on recent developments in the field of international relations in the energy field.
A presidency briefing, agenda and background note will be published on the Council website closer to the date of the meeting.