Political Meetings, European Economic and Social Committee, Justice and citizens rights, Institutional affairs, External relations and foreign affairs
Ruslana, a singer and leading figure of Euromaidan in Ukraine, will take part in a debate (at 14:30) on Ukrainian civil society's expectations from the European Union, to be held at the plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee on Tuesday 21 January 2014. This will be followed by a debate (at 15:15) with José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, on the Commission's 2014 work programme and the upcoming European elections.
Another highlight of the session will be a discussion on Wednesday 22 January (at 11:00) with Vytautas Leškevičius, Lithuanian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, which will look back at the EU Lithuanian Presidency. The debate will take place.