Bruxelles, le 4 octobre 2013
CALENDRIER du 7 au 13 octobre 2013
(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)
Activités des Institutions
Déplacements et visites
Lundi 7 octobre
7-10/10 European Parliament plenary session (Strasbourg)
7-8/10 Justice and Home Affairs Council (Luxembourg)
Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO and Mr Antonio TAJANI host a lunch for a delegation of Le Cercle de l'industrie and meet Mr Philippe VARIN, President of Le Cercle de l’industrie
Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO attends the Open Days 2013
Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO meets H.E. Mr Rowsch Nuri SHAWAYS, Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister
Ms Catherine ASHTON holds a meeting with Mr Ivica DAČIĆ, Prime Minister of Serbia, and Mr Hashim THAҪI, Prime Minister of Kosovo, in the framework of the EU-facilitated dialogue for normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, at the EEAS (Brussels)
Mr Siim KALLAS participates at a Rail Strategy Platform meeting
Ms Neelie KROES meets Ms Birgitta OHLSSON, Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs (Stockholm)
Mr Antonio TAJANI meets Asean Ambassadors
Mr Andris PIEBALGS on mission in Nicaragua: meets with Mr Valdrack JAENTSCHKE, Nicaragua's Vice-Minister of Cooperation; Mr Paul OQUIST, Private Secretary to the President of Nicaragua; Ms Juana ARGENAL, Nicaragua's Minister of Environment and Natural Resources; Mr Ariel BUCARDO, Nicaragua's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry; Mr Pedro HASLAM, Nicaragua's Minister of the Family Economy and Ms Miriam RAUDEZ, Nicaragua's Minister of Education; meets with Mr Samuel SANTOS, Nicaragua's Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Ms Androulla VASSILIOU takes part at the Policy leaders' Forum on Public Management of Education" in Marseille (5-7/10). On 7/10: delivers a speech at the Opening session –"MED6 conference: Sixth Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue on Public Management"; visits the Aix-Marseille University.
Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA receives Ms Angélique NAMAIKA, UNHCR’s Nansen Refugee Award winner
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER meets Mr Eric SCHWEITZER, President of the German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) (Berlin)
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER delivers a speech on the role of renewables at 2013 Expo Real trade fair for property and investment (Munich)
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER meets chair and Mr Eberhard SASSE, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK) Munich and Upper Bavaria
Mr Johannes HAHN attends the opening session of the Open Days 2013 (Brussels)
Mr László ANDOR delivers keynote speech at Confrontations Europe's conference on "Internet and the transformation of the European social model"
Mr László ANDOR receives representatives from the Social Platform
Mr László ANDOR receives Ms Yolanda BARCINA, President of Navarra
Mr Dacian CIOLOŞ on mission to Rome (7-8/10): participates in the Ministerial meeting on volatility of food prices at the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) and meets with FAO Director General, Mr Graziano DA SILVA; meets with the President of the International Fund for Agriculture and Development (IFAD), Mr Kanayo F. NWANZE; participates in a hearing with Agriculture and EU Affairs Committees of the Chamber of deputies and the Italian Senate; meets with agricultural organizations on the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy.
Mr Tonio BORG participates at the Journalist Workshop on Organ Donation and Transplantation and European Organ Donation Day (Brussels)
Mr Neven MIMICA receives Mr Manfred BAYERLEIN, President of the Association of TÜV Germany, and Mr Klaus BRUGGEMANN, Executive Member of the Governing Board of TÜV Germany
Mardi 8 octobre
Ms Catherine ASHTON receives Mr Edward NALBANDIAN, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia
Ms Neelie KROES gives a speech at FT-ETNO Summit "One Single Telecom Market for Europe?"(Brussels)
Mr Janez POTOČNIK in Japan (8-10/10): participates in the diplomatic Conference for the signature of the Minamata Convention on mercury (Kumamoto and Minamata)
Mr Andris PIEBALGS on mission in El Salvador (08/10 – 10/10). On 08/10: meets with Mr Mauricio FUNES, President of El Salvador; meets with Mr Jaime MIRANDA FLAMENCO, El Salvador's Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr Francis HATO HASBUN, El Salvador's Minister for Education; Mr Ernesto ZELAYANDIA, El Salvador's Minister for the Interior; Mr Hermán ROSA CHAVEZ, El Salvador's Minister for Environment; Mr Armando FLORES ALEMAN, El Salvador's Minister for Economy; Mr Alexander SEGOVIA, Technical Secretary to the Presidency and Mr Carlos CACERES CHAVEZ, El Salvador's Minister of Finance; meets with Mr Hugo MARTINEZ, Secretary General of the Central American Integration Secretary (SICA); meets with Mr Julio RAUDALES, Honduran Minister of Planning and Development Cooperation. On 09/10: visits the LIAF Project "Hydroelectric plant 5 November". On 10/10: visits the centre of Ciudad Mujer in Santa Ana with Mrs Vanda PIGNATO, First Lady of El Salvador and Secretary for Social Inclusion.
Ms Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN meets with Mr Paschal DONOHUE, T.D., Irish Minister for European Affairs (Strasbourg)
Mr Johannes HAHN receives Mr Nils USAKOVS, Mayor of Riga
Mr Johannes HAHN receives Mr Bojan PAJTIC, President of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Mr Johannes HAHN receives Mr Alberto NÚÑEZ FEIJÓO, President of Galicia
Mr Johannes HAHN receives Mr Sergey VAKHRUKOV, Vice Minister for Regional Development of Russia
Mr Johannes HAHN attends the inauguration of the "100 EUrban solutions" exhibition (Brussels)
Mr Štefan FÜLE meets Mr Gianni BUQUICCHIO, President of the Venice Commission (Strasbourg)
Mr Štefan FÜLE meets Mr Jean-Claude MIGNON, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) (Strasbourg)
Mercredi 9 octobre
Mr Siim KALLAS delivers a speech at the opening of "Eastern Partnership Transport Ministerial" (Luxembourg)
Ms Neelie KROES in Portugal and Spain: meets Mr Paulo PORTAS, Vice Prime-Minister of Portugal (Lisbon); meets CEO of Tuenti and discusses with bloggers; gives a speech at Spain Startup & Investor Summit.
Mr Antonio TAJANI in Brazil to hold discussions on opportunities for industrial cooperation between the EU and Brazil (9-11/10)
Mr Algirdas ŠEMETA delivers a keynote speech on "Taxation of digital economy" at the Seminar on digital economy (Paris)
Ms Maria DAMANAKI delivers keynote speech at Workshop Adriatic-Ionian Macroregion: from Strategy to Action (Brussels)
Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA participates in World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings (9–11/10). On 10/10: speaks at the International Monetary Fund Seminar on "The Challenge of Exiting from Fragility"; speaks at the follow-up to United Nations General Assembly Lost Generation meeting; meets with Mr Makhtar DIOP, World Bank's vice-president for Africa; meets with Ms Nancy LINDBORG, Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance at United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Ms Anne RICHARD, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration. On 11/10: participates at the Informal breakfast for Friends of Financing for Climate and Resilience; speaks at the Public Event on Syria hosted by EU Delegation; meets with Mr Mark LOWCOCK, Permanent Secretary at the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID); speaks at the World Bank Fifth Resilience Dialogue "The link between resilience and poverty reduction".
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER meets representatives of Chambers Of Commerce (AHKs) of DEBELUX and Canada (Strasbourg)
Mr Johannes HAHN opens and holds keynote speech at the workshop on Administrative Capacity in connection with the Open Days 2013 (Brussels)
Mr Johannes HAHN attends award ceremony of the photo competition "Europe in my Region" (Brussels)
Jeudi 10 octobre
10/10 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council – Transport (Luxembourg)
Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO attends the Conference "Restoring Socio-Economic Convergence in Europe"
Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO meets Cardinal Reinhard MARX
Ms Neelie KROES in Spain: gives a speech at Nueva Economía Fórum (Madrid); meets Mr Mariano RAJOY, Prime Minister of Spain (Madrid).
Mr Olli REHN in Washington (10-12/10) at the G20 Ministerial Meeting and IMF World Bank meeting
Mr Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ participates in the High Level Group meeting on the Transparency Register, European Parliament (Strasbourg)
Mr Michel BARNIER in Rhineland-Palatinate: meets representatives of local authorities, civil society and business in Speyer and visits the BASF production site in Ludwigshafen
Ms Androulla VASSILIOU in Cyprus (10-14/10). On 10/10: meets Mr Costas N. PAPANICOLAS, President of The Cyprus Institute (CyI). On 11/10: meets the Advisory Board Members of The Cyprus Center for Intercultural Studies (University of Nicosia); takes part at the New narrative for Europe event (Theatrical organisation of Cyprus) (THOK). On 14/10: takes part at an event on the Buffer Zone (Home for Cooperation, Nicosia); takes part at an event on ICT (Nicosia).
Mr Karel DE GUCHT in Czech Republic: participates in the Aspen Institute's Prague Annual Conference "Overcoming barriers to growth" (Prague)
Ms Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN in Finland (10-11/10). On 10/10: meets with Mr Jan VAPAAVUORI, Finnish Minister for Economic Affairs (Helsinki); visits the Otaniemi Research and Innovation Hub (Espoo); meets with Ms Krista KIURU, Finnish Minister of Education and Science, (Helsinki). On 11/10: delivers keynote address at the launch of Horizon 2020 Seminar (Helsinki); visits Haltia - Finnish Nature Centre (Nuuksio).
Ms Maria DAMANAKI in Greece: delivers opening speech at Conference: "To get over the crisis, the EU must go on", meets Mr Stavros KALAFATIS, Greek Alternate Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate change (Athens)
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER meets Mr Lazaros S. LAZAROU, Member of European Court of Auditors (Brussels)
Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the High Level Dialogue on the accession process with Bosnia-Herzegovina (Brussels)
Mr László ANDOR speaks at the opening session of the Conference on Social Dimension of the EMU, at the Bloom Hotel (Brussels)
Mr László ANDOR delivers keynote speech at IZA workshop "Labour market reforms during the Great Recession: challenges & opportunities"
Mr László ANDOR speaks at the closing session of the Conference on Social Dimension of the EMU
Mr Dacian CIOLOŞ on mission to Bucharest, Romania: meets Mr Traian BĂSESCU, President of Romania and Mr Victor PONTA, Prime Minister of Romania
Mr Neven MIMICA in London: meets The Rt Hon. the Earl HOWE, Parliamentary Under-Secretary in the Department of Health; meets Mr Sajid JAVID, Economic Secretary to the Treasury; meets Mr Peter VICARY SMITH, CEO of Which?; visits the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Vendredi 11 octobre
Ms Viviane REDING meets a delegation of the National Council of Women of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Mr Joaquín ALMUNIA participes in the Nouvel Observateur Forum "Reinventing Europe" (Brussels)
Ms Neelie KROES in Paris, France
Mr Andris PIEBALGS participates in World Bank and International Monetary Fund annual meetings (11/10 – 12/10). On 11/10: meets with Mr Donald KABERUKA, President of the African Development Bank; meets with Mr Nemat SHAFIK, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; meets with Mr Joachim von AMSBERG, World Bank's Vice President for Concessional Finance and Global Partnerships; meets with Mr Makhtar DIOP, World Bank's vice-president for Africa. On 12/10: meets with Mr Dirk NIEBEL, German Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development; meets with Mr Peter D. PHILLIPS, Minister of Finance and Planning of Jamaica; attends the International Monetary Fund Development Committee Meeting.
M. Michel BARNIER à la Foire du Livre de Francfort: rencontre une délégation d'éditeurs européens (Francfort)
Mr Karel DE GUCHT participates in the Joint Ministerial Trade Committee of the EU and the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States (EU-ACP) (Brussels)
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER delivers speech on "The geopolitical role of energy" at Foreign Affairs Association (Munich)
Mr Štefan FÜLE on official visit to Kiev, Ukraine
Mr László ANDOR speaks at the opening session of the expert conference on automatic stabilisation in the EMU
Mr László ANDOR delivers keynote speech at Forum on "Reinventing Europe", at the Centre for Fine Arts (Brussels)
Mr László ANDOR delivers speech at the EESC at the occasion of the presentation of the study "The employment of vulnerable people: a smart social investment"
Mr László ANDOR speaks at the closing session of the expert conference on automatic stabilisation in the EMU
Ms Cecilia MALMSTRÖM in Sweden: participates in a workshop on "Central and Eastern Europe: Fully or the European 'Other'?", organised by the Centre for European Research (CERGU) and the Centre for European Studies (CES), at the University of Gothenburg (Gothenburg)
Mr Dacian CIOLOŞ on mission to Chisinau, Moldova (11-13/10): meets Mr Nicolae TIMOFTI, President of Moldova, Mr Iurie LEANCA, Prime Minister of Moldova, Mr Corman IGOR, President of the Moldavian Parliament and Mr Vasile BUMACOV, Minister of Agriculture of Moldova
Mr Tonio BORG participates at the experts Conference on "Mental Health - Challenges and Possibilities" (Vilnius)
Mr Neven MIMICA delivers a speech at the European MedTech Forum (Brussels)
Samedi 12 octobre
Mr Siim KALLAS delivers a speech "Alone or together? Strong or fragmented EU?" at the Cambridge Baltic Conference 2013 (Cambridge)
M. Michel BARNIER participe au forum "Les Journées de Bruxelles – Réinventer l'Europe", organisé par le Nouvel Observateur (Bruxelles)
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER delivers speech on "The role of Russia for the future security of energy supply" at the 6th German-Russian Dialogue (Baden-Baden)
Dimanche 13 octobre
Mr Günther H. OETTINGER delivers speech at regional agriculture and consumer fair "Oberschwabenschau 2013" (Ravensburg)
Mr Tonio BORG in Poland: participates at a Mass in celebration of the World Annual Medical Emergency Day; delivers a speech at the Conference "Nationwide Day of Emergency Medical Service"
Prévisions du mois d'octobre:
14/10 Environment Council (Luxembourg)
14/10 Eurogroup (Luxembourg)
15/10 Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Luxembourg)
15/10 Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (Luxembourg)
17-18/10 Agriculture and Fisheries Council (Luxembourg)
18/10 Foreign Affairs Council - Trade (Luxembourg)
21/10 Foreign Affairs Council (Luxembourg)
22/10 General Affairs Council (Luxembourg)
24-25/10 European Council (Brussels)
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