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Commissioners' activities – 24.11.2017

European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 27 novembre au 3 décembre 2017

Brussels, 24 November 2017

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 27 novembre 2017

Ms Federica Mogherini in Abidjan, Ivory Coast (until 30/11): attends the 6th EU – Africa Business Forum.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Abidjan, Ivory Coast (until 28/11): participates in the 5th African Union – European Union Summit.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives receives representatives from the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), BusinessEurope, the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services (CEEP), and the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME).

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Stéphane Lenormand, President of the Territorial Council of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Florence, Italy: delivers a keynote speech at the High Level European Electricity Regulation Conference, organised by the European Commission.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Ahmet Arslan, Minister for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications of Turkey.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Ludwig Willnegger, Secretary General of the European Federation of Associations for Hunting and Conservation (FACE).

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis attends an event on the occasion of the 'General Food Law' anniversary; and participates in the panel discussion "Risk management at the EU level – science-based and politically responsive?", in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in the discussion at plenary meeting of the Health Policy Platform; delivers a speech on the role of stakeholders in EU health policy; and delivers the EU Health Award 2017 to the winners among NGOs promoting vaccination, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Turkey: meets Mr Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey; and participates in the 8th Bosphorus Summit on 'The design of future – the new challenge of globalisation'.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Leo Brincat, Membre de la Cour des comptes européenne.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Ms Ismat Jahan, Head of the Permanent Observer Mission of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the European Union.

Mr Phil Hogan receives representatives from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and BirdLife.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Ahmet Arslan, Minister for Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications of Turkey for the EU-Turkey High Level Transport Dialogue.

Ms Violeta Bulc attends the official launch of the "Women in Transport - EU Platform for Change", at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Innsbruck, Austria: delivers a keynote speech at the Tourism Investment Forum "Tourism a key industry to invest in Europe's future".

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Krakow, Poland, delivers a speech at the Global Clean Air Summit.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Zagreb, Croatia: participates in a working lunch with Ms Blaženka Divjak, Minister for Science, Education and Sport of Croatia; delivers a speech celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus Programme "From Erasmus to Erasmus+"; meets Ms Nada Murganić , Minister for Demography, the Family, Youth and Social Policy; and Ms Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Minister for Culture.

Ms Corina Creţu in Rotterdam, The Netherlands (until 28/11): delivers welcoming words and introduction at the CITIES Forum 2017; and meets Ms Kajsa Ollongren, Deputy Prime Minister of The Netherlands and Minister of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Denmark: delivers a keynote speech on current EU affairs at a local public meeting at Skive treater; a keynote speech to the Silkeborg professional network for business leaders; and a keynote speech at an Aarhus Capital of Culture event on “Change: evolution and revolution”.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Lisbon, Portugal (until 28/11); delivers a keynote speech for the opening ceremony of the Social Innovation Conference; and visits an exhibition at Fundação Gulbenkian.

 

Mardi 28 novembre 2017

Ms Federica Mogherini in Abidjan, Ivory Coast: co-chairs the African Union – European Union Ministerial Meeting.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers a statement at the event "The Future Role of Local and Regional Banks in Europe", organised by the European Office of the Bavarian Local Authorities, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a presentation to the French École de guerre at the Belgian Royal Military Academy, in Brussels.

Mr Günther H. Oettinger delivers a keynote speech at the 'LGBTI workplace diversity' event organised by the European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA) Europe and Hogan Lovells, in Brussels.

Mr Günther H. Oettinger receives Ms Malu Dreyer, Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate region; and Ministers of the government of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Mr Günther H. Oettinger receives Mr Reiner Hoffmann, President of the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB).

Mr Günther H. Oettinger delivers a speech at the 9th European Innovation Summit, in Brussels.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Neno Dimov, Minister for Environment and Water of Bulgaria.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Justin Mundy, Director of The Prince of Wales' Charities' International Sustainability Unit.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Veghel, The Netherlands: visits Agrifirm, member of the Dutch association of former foodstuff processors; and attends an event of THREE SIXTY - Ecosystem for circular economy; and meets the members of Dutch Taskforce Circular Economy in Food.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Lisbon, Portugal: meets Mr Eduardo Cabrita, Minister for Internal Administration of Portugal; the directors of the European Union Justice and Home Affairs Agencies; and Mr Michael O'Sullivan, Director of the Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre (MAOC).

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Lisbon, Portugal: attends the Social Innovation Conference; participates in a session of the playgroup and meets representatives of the consortium; delivers a keynote speech at the closing session on "Social Innovation and the Future of Europe"; and visits the EU-funded project 'Playgroups for Inclusion'.

M. Pierre Moscovici rencontre Mme Malu Dreyer, Ministre-présidente de Rhénanie-Palatinat; et prononce un discours lors du Conseil des Ministres Rhénanie-Palatinat organisé par la représentation de Rhénanie-Palatinat, à Bruxelles.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Reiner Hoffmann, Président de la Confédération allemande des syndicats.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit Mme Annick Girardin, Ministre des Outre-mer de la France.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Yannis Vardakastanis, President of European Disability Forum (EDF).

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a speech at the European Tourism Day, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a keynote speech at the 11th Meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a keynote speech at the National Data Protection Authorities Working Party Plenary meeting, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Zornitsa Roussinova, Deputy Minister for Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the "Modernisation of Education in the European Union" seminar, at the European Parliament, in Brussels.    

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the "Science meets Parliament and Regions" event at the European Parliament, in Brussels.    

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr László Nádai, Vice-Rector of the University of Óbuda, Hungary, to discuss Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education.

Ms Corina Crețu in Rotterdam, the Netherlands: attends CITIES Forum 2017: participate in a debate on the Advisory and Investment platform for cities; in the launch of the Advisory and Investment platform for cities, together with Mr Vazil Hudák, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB); and delivers the closing speech.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Milan, Italy: delivers a keynote speech at Bocconi University; and meets Mr Carlo Calenda, Minister for Economic Development of Italy.

Mr Julian King in Tallinn, Estonia: delivers a speech at the Plenary Meeting of the Conference of Parliamentary Committees for Union Affairs of Parliaments of the European Union (COSAC).

Mr Carlos Moedas in Lisbon, Portugal: participates in the Social Innovation Conference: delivers the opening speech of the Workshop: Portugal 2030; attends the Plenary Session on "Social and Proximity: Social innovation as a new tool for addressing societal challenges"; and in the Patient Innovation Award Ceremony; and delivers a keynote speech at the closing ceremony.

 

Mercredi 29 novembre 2017

President Jean-Claude Juncker, Ms Federica Mogherini andMr Neven Mimica in Abidjan, Ivory Coast: participate in the 5th African Union – European Union Summit.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Abidjan, Ivory Coast: co-chairs the Youth forum and the African Union – European Union Youth Plug-In Initiative interaction with Heads of States or Governments.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Ms Maira Dzelzkalēja-Burmistre, Vice-Chairwoman of the Latvian Farmers Parliament, Mr Mindaugas Maciulevičius, Vice-President of the General Confederation of Agricultural Cooperatives in the European Union (Cogeca), Ms Tiina Saron, Member of the Board of the Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce, and Ms Ene Kärner, Representative at the Estonian farmers and agri-cooperatives Permanent Representation in Brussels.

Mr Karmenu Vella and Mr Carlos Moedas present the Scientific Advisory Mechanism's report on "Food from the Oceans", in Brussels. 

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis delivers a keynote speech at the "HIV Outcomes" event in the European Parliament "European action on HIV: the way ahead", in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA).

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit  M. Luca Visentini, Secrétaire général de la Confédération européenne des syndicats (CES).

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives representatives of the Chamber of Commerce of Northern Wielkopolska region.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr John Herlihy, Vice-President and Managing Director Europe Middle East and Africa at LinkedIn.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr Marc Allen, President of Boeing International.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr John Frank, Vice-President for EU Government Affairs at Microsoft and leading the Brussels Office; and Mr Eric Holder, former Attorney General of the United States.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Karl von Rohr, Member of the Management Board and Chief Administrative Officer of Deutsche Bank.

Ms Corina Creţu delivers a keynote speech at the 9th European Innovation Summit, in Brussels.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Ms Mateja Vraničar Erman, Minister for Finance of Slovenia.

Ms Margrethe Vestager participates as a member of the jury in the Women of Europe Awards 2017, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King delivers a speech at a conference on "Achieving long-term security in our societies: Challenging radicalisation between prevention and social reintegration", at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King participates in a study visit to the neighbourhood of Moleenbeek together with representatives of the European Political Strategy Centre, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at the European Open Science Cloud Conference, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at Regulation4Innovation conference organised by Eva Maydell, Member of the European Parliament, at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a one-to-one interview at the POLITICO Brussels Playbook event, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel participates in "The future of the EU: debate on the opportunities of the Post-2020" conference at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

 

Jeudi 30 novembre 2017

30/11 – 01/12 Competitiveness Council (COMPET), in Brussels

President Jean-Claude Juncker, Ms Federica Mogherini and Mr Neven Mimica in Abidjan, Ivory Coast: participate in the 5th African Union – European Union Summit.

Mr Andrus Ansip meets Ms Mona Keijzer, State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis in Hong Kong, China (until 01/12): participates in a dinner hosted by the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA).

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a keynote speech at the Brewers of Europe General Assembly, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Juha Marttila, President of the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners of Finland.

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a speech at the event Responsibility to Reform Europe, organised by Bruegel, in Brussels.   

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a keynote speech at the European Retail Day 2017.

Mr Jyrki Katainen participates in the sealing of the "Erasmus+ time capsule" at the Erasmus+ 30th Anniversary Closing Event, organised by the European Commission, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Mark Alles, CEO of Celgene Corporation.

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends the meeting of the Praesidia of COPA/COGECA, the Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations/General Confederation of Agricultural Cooperatives, in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Berlin, Germany: participates in the Global Forum on Steel Excess Capacity.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Spain (until 01/12): delivers a keynote speech at the Fusion for Energy – 10-year celebration event.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Naples, Italy: delivers a speech at a Plenary Session at the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy; and at the Informal Ministerial meeting of Western Mediterranean countries on the Initiative for Sustainable Development of the Maritime Economy of the Western Mediterranean.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Luxembourg: attends Eurostat General Assembly.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: participe à la conférence European Business Day.

M. Pierre Moscovici rencontre les Vice-Présidents du Conseil Régional de la Région Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, à Bruxelles.

M. Pierre Moscovici rencontre M. Karl-Heinz Lambertz, Président du Comité européen des Régions (CdR), à Bruxelles.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit la délégation française du Comité des Régions.

Mr Christos Stylianides delivers a speech at the annual conference for EU humanitarian partners.

Mr Phil Hogan participates in a Facebook Live chat on "The future of food and farming".

Mr Phil Hogan receives Ms Frances Fitzgerald, Tánaiste (Deputy Prime Minister) and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation of Ireland.

Mr Phil Hogan addresses European farmers and European agri-cooperatives organisation(COPA COGECA), in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc in Reykjavik, Iceland: delivers a speech at the "Transportation Iceland" Conference; a speech at the Women Political Leaders global summit; and meets stakeholders from the aviation sector.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska meets Ms Mona Keijzer, State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands; and Mr Emil Karanikolov, Minister for the Economy of Bulgaria, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a keynote speech at the 8th Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives representatives of the European Confederation of Youth Clubs.

Mr Tibor Navracsics participates in the closing celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the sealing of an "Erasmus+ time capsule" about the impact of the programme over the past 30 years, at the European Commission, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech in a high-level panel discussion on the future of Erasmus+; opens an exhibition on Erasmus+; and delivers a speech, at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Mr Hans Niessl, Governor of the Austrian State of Burgenland; and Mr Christian Illedits, President of the Parliament of Burgenland.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Mr Marek Woźniak, President of Wielkopolska Region of Poland.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Presidents of regions in Poland.

Ms Corina Crețu in Lisbon, Portugal (unitl 02/12): meets Mr Pedro Marques, Minister for Planning and Infrastructure of Portugal.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives a group of Social liberals from the Danish Fredensborg locality.

Ms Margrethe Vestager participates in an on-stage discussion on the topic of "Europe: Yes we can", at Bozar, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King receives representatives of L'école de Guerre for a discussion on the Security Union.

Mr Julian King delivers a speech at the European Parliament Former Members Association's annual seminar on "EU Global Strategy on Security and Defence", at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King in Paris, France: chairs a workshop at the European Business Day seminar.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation of the United Kingdom, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates at the 10th High Level Group of Scientific Advisors of the EC Scientific Advice Mechanism, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Ms Mailis Reps, Minister for Education and Research of Estonia.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Ms Cristina Cifuentes Cuencas, President of Comunidad de Madrid.

Ms Mariya Gabriel reçoit Mr Michel Combot, Directeur Général de la Fédération Française des Télécommunications (FFTélécoms).

 

Vendredi 1 décembre 2017

Competitiveness Council (COMPET), in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Rome, Italy: participates in a dialogue at the Rome MED 2017 – Mediterranean Dialogues.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis in Hong Kong, China: delivers opening remarks at the EU-Asia Pacific Forum on Financial Regulation; participates in a roundtable with EU financial industry representatives, organised by the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA); in a working lunch hosted by Mr Paul Chan Mo-po, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong, and Mr James Lau, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of Hong Kong; meets Ms Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong; Mr Eddie Yue, Deputy Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority; and participates in a dinner hosted by Ms Carmen Cano De Lasala, Head of the EU Office to Hong Kong and Macao.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Trần Tuấn Anh, Minister for Industry and Trade of Vietnam.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: participates in the breakfast meeting of Forum Europa, organised by Nueva Economia Forum.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Paris, France: participates in the high-level ministerial meeting on Xylella fastidiosa with agriculture ministers from several Member States.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: participe à la Cérémonie solennelle et à la conférence de rentrée du Barreau de Paris.

M. Pierre Moscovici et Ms Corina Creţu à Lisbonne, Portugal (jusqu'à 02/12): participent au sommet du Parti Socialiste Européen.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Ms Cristina Cifuentes Cuencas, President of Comunidad de Madrid.

Ms Violeta Bulc and Ms Margrethe Vestager in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: participate in the 38th ALDE party Congress.

Ms Margrethe Vestager participates in the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) plenary session, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas meets Mr Georg Schütte, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany; Mr Krasimir Valchev, Minister for Education and Science of Bulgaria; and Václav Velčovský, Deputy Minister for Education of the Czech Republic; Mr Puiu Lucian Georgescu, Minister for Research and Innovation of Romania; and Mr Zsolt Fülöp, Envoy Extraordinary, Minister Plenipotentiary of Hungary to discuss the Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) project, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Sofia, Bulgaria: participates in a roundtable with media and authors of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) and fake news; and meets members of the Bulgarian Association of Information Technologies (BAIT).

 

Samedi 2 décembre

Mr Frans Timmermans attends the opening of the 'Femmes d'Europe' Christmas Bazaar Event, at the European Commission, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen and Mr Carlos Moedas deliver speeches at the Finland 100 Gala event, in Brussels.

M. Pierre Moscovici et Ms Corina Creţu à Lisbonne, Portugal: participent au sommet du Parti Socialiste Européen.

 

Prévisions du mois de décembre:

04/12 Eurogroup, in Brussels.

04-05/12 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE), in Brussels.

05/12 Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), in Brussels.

07-08/12 Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA), in Brussels.

07-08/12 Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), in Brussels.

11/12 Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), in Brussels.

11-12/12 Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH), in Brussels.

11-14/12 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

12/12 General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels.

12/12 General Affairs Council (Art. 50), in Brussels

14-15/12 European Council, in Brussels.

18/12 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE), in Brussels.

19/12 Environment Council (ENVI), in Brussels.

  

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 18 au 19 novembre 2017:

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