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CALENDRIER du 12 au 18 mai 2014

European Commission - CLDR/14/17   08/05/2014

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Commission européenne

Bruxelles, le 8 mai 2014

CALENDRIER du 12 au 18 mai 2014

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

Lundi 12 mai

Ms Neelie KROES visit to Athens: speaks at eHealth Forum, meets Greek start-ups and EIT representatives, gives press conference.

12 to 15 May: Mr Janez POTOČNIK in Athens, Greece. 12 May: Launch of the marine litter week (University of Athens); 13 May: Participation in the Union for Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Meeting on Environment & Climate; 14 May: Participation in the Informal Council Meeting of Environment Ministers; 15 May: Lecture "New environmentalism and the circular economy", at the premises of the European Parliament's Office

M. Michel BARNIER reçoit Benoît THIEULIN, Président du Conseil National français du Numérique

Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA receives Ms Elisabeth RASMUSSON, WFP Assistant Executive Director, to discuss the cooperation between the Commission and WFP and the follow up of the resilience forum that took place in Brussels in the end of April

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER meets Mr Horst SEEHOFER, Prime Minister of Bavaria, in Munich, Germany

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER holds the keynote speech, participates in a panel discussion organized by the State government of Bavaria, on opportunities and challenges of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), in Munich, Germany

Mr Johannes HAHN in Vienna: attends the discussion meeting "Can we explain Europe?" (Austrian Parliament, Vienna)

Ms Connie HEDEGAARD in Lund (Sweden) to participate in the LinKS (Leadership in the Knowledge Society) Reunion on "Global Governance and Long Term Strategies"

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the Stabilisation and Association Council with Albania in Brussels

Mr László ANDOR in Sofia, Bulgaria (12-13 May). On 12 May: meets Mr Plamen ORESHARSKI, Prime Minister of Bulgaria; takes part in a discussion on Youth Employment in the Bulgarian Parliament; visits European Social Fund project on youth vocational training. On 13 May: 9:30 receives Doctor Honoris Causa Award at the University of National and World Economy; opening of the Youth on the Move event; opening of the European Social Fund Annual Information Event; meets with Ms Zinaida ZLATANOVA, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of EU funds and Mr Hasan ADEMOV, Minister of Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria

Mr Tonio BORG in Athens at the E-Health Forum 2014

Mardi 13 mai

Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO receives Mr. Arseniy YATSENYUK, Prime Minister of Ukraine and holds a Press Conference

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER receives Mr Yuriy PRODAN, Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, on the occasion of the visit of the Ukrainian government to the European Commission, in Brussels

M. Michel BARNIER reçoit Sandro GOZI, Secrétaire d’Etat italien auprès du président du Conseil des ministres en charge des affaires européennes

Ms Androulla VASSILIOU meets the President of the Assembly of European Regions Ms Hande Özsan BOZATLI.

Ms Maria DAMANAKI speaks on Blue Innovation at the Informal Competitiveness Council (Athens)

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER holds a speech at the event "Europe and its Eastern Neighbourhood", organized by the Employers Association of Baden-Württemberg, in Stuttgart, Germany

Ms Connie HEDEGAARD delivers a speech at "Dansk Erhvervs" (Danish Chamber of Commerce) Annual Meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the Association Council with Algeria in Brussels

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the joint meeting between the European Commission and the Government of Ukraine, in Brussels

Mr Dacian CIOLOŞ receives Mr Ihor SHVAIKA, Ukrainian Minister for Agrarian Policy and Food

Mr Tonio BORG receives Mr Igor SHAVAYKA, Minister of Agriculture Policy and Food of Ukraine

Mercredi 14 mai

Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO attends the launch of the 2nd volume of the European Commission History

Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO attends the European Business Summit 2014

Ms Neelie KROES receives Mr Alexandru RAZVAN COTOVELEA, Romanian Minister for Information Society

Mr Andris PIEBALGS is in Mali

M. Michel BARNIER reçoit Gunnar Bragi SVEINSSON,  Ministre Islandais des Affaires étrangères

M. Michel BARNIER rencontre François HOLLANDE, Président de la République française – Paris

Mr Algirdas ŠEMETA in Hong Kong: meets with Mr Andrew Wong, Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development (Commerce, Industry and Tourism) then with Professor KC Chan, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury

Mr Algirdas ŠEMETA in Macau: delivers a speech at the Macau European Chamber of Commerce, then meets with Mr Francis Tam, Secretary for Economy and Finance and with Mr Choi Lai-hang, Director-General of the Macao Customs Service

Ms Maria DAMANAKI speaks at the Conference "The Implementation of the EU Maritime Security Strategy" organised by ESRT (European Security Round Table)

Ms Kristalina GEORGIEVA participates in the European Business Summit in Brussels

Mr Johannes HAHN gives a keynote speech at the 12th European Business Summit in Brussels

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the EBRD Annual meeting in Warsaw, Poland

Mr László ANDOR gives opening speech at the Employment Committee plenary session, at the Centre Albert Borschette (Brussels)

Mr Tonio Borg participates in the High Level Group on Administrative Burdens in 2014

Jeudi 15 mai

Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO receives Mr. CY LEUNG, Chief Executive of Hong Kong

Mr José Manuel Durão BARROSO receives Mr Iurie LEANCA, Prime Minister of Moldova

Mr Andris PIEBALGS is in Mali

Mr Andris PIEBALGS opens the follow-up donors conference

-Mr Andris PIEBALGS meets members of Malian government

Mr Joaquín ALMUNIA participates in the St. Gallen International Competition Law Forum (St. Gallen)

Mr Michel BARNIER participates in the 12th European Business Summit «How does Europe Win the Global Race?» in Brussels

M. Michel BARNIER reçoit Jean-Paul PHILIPPOT, Président de European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

Ms Androulla VASSILIOU attends the 67th International Film Festival (Cannes) and takes part at the opening of the 'Directors' Fortnight' (La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) selection

Mr Algirdas ŠEMETA in Hong Kong: meets with Mr Au Yeung Ho-lok, Deputy Commissioner of Customs and Excise Department

Ms Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN launches the Marie Curie ASSISTID COFUND Programme, Dublin

Ms Maria DAMANAKI participates in a discussion with the  High Level Group on Administrative Burdens

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER participates in the Informal Energy Council, in Athens, Greece (15-16 May)

Mr Johannes HAHN in Vienna: attends the Europaforum Wachau

Mr Johannes HAHN in Aachen, Germany: gives a keynote speech at the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen

Mr Štefan FÜLE meets President of the Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov

Mr Štefan FÜLE participates in the joint meeting between the European Commission and the Government of the Republic of Moldova, in Brussels

Mr László ANDOR in London, UK (15-16 May). On 15 May: gives lecture and participates in discussion on "Youth employment and what it means for Europe" at SOAS/University of London. On 16 May: gives speech at Chatham House breakfast roundtable; visits the food bank warehouse together with Mr Richard HOWITT, MEP and the Rt Revd Richard ATKINSON, Bishop of Bedford; visits ESF project with Mr Kit MALTHOUSE, Deputy Mayor of London

Vendredi 16 mai

M. Michel BARNIER à Varsovie. Il rencontre Janusz PIECHOCINSKI, Vice-Premier Ministre, Ministre de l'Economie et Mateusz SZCZUREK, Ministre des Finances. Il participe également à la conférence "Ensuring Sustainable Finance in Transition Economies".

Ms Androulla VASSILIOU visits the Creative Europe Stand and the South Eastern Europe Stand (Village international) (Cannes)

Ms Androulla VASSILIOU delivers opening speech at the Conference on EU audiovisual policy (Salon des Ambassadeurs, Palais des Festivals) (Cannes)

Mr Algirdas ŠEMETA in Beijing: meets with Mr Yu Guangzhou, Minister of the General Administration of China Customs (GACC), participates in the EU-China Joint Customs Cooperation Committee, then has a working lunch at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Máire GEOGHEGAN-QUINN delivers keynote address at the Business & Professional Women Ireland Summer Lunch, Galway

Mr Karel DE GUCHT participates at the 13th Munich Economic Summit: "Free Trade and Prosperity" (Munich, Germany)

Mr Johannes HAHN in Vienna: attends the Europaforum Wachau

Mr Štefan FÜLE visits Ukraine

Samedi 17 mai

Ms Androulla VASSILIOU in Cannes: hands the EU MEDIA Prize to the winner (Café des Palmes - Palais des Festivals); meets young film-makers/critics in partnership with the Critics' Week; at the Montée des marches with the EU MEDIA Prize winner (Palais des Festivals)

Dimanche 18 mai

Mr Günther H. OETTINGER holds the keynote speech at the Meister graduation ceremony of the Chamber of Small Industries and Skilled Trades, in Düsseldorf, Germany

Mr Tonio BORG participates in the opening of the Ex-smokers 20KM Brussels Marathon

Prévisions du mois de mai:

12/5 Foreign Affairs Council

13/5 General Affairs Council

19/5 Foreign Affairs Council (Development)

19-20/5 Agriculture and Fisheries Council

20/5 Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (Education and Youth)

21/5 Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council (Culture and Sport)

26/5 Competitiveness Council

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 9 au 11 mai:

John Clancy, +32 (0) 498 953 773

Permanence RAPID- GSM: +32 (0) 498 982 748

Service Audiovisuel, planning studio – tél. : +32 (0)2/295 21 23


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