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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 25 au 31 janvier 2016

Brussels, 22 January 2016

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 25 janvier

Ms Federica Mogherini together with Mr Johannes Hahn and Mr Christos Stylianides visits Turkey (until 26/01).

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Alfons Karabuda, President of European Composers and Songwriters Alliance (ECSA).

Mr Andrus Ansip in Munich, Germany: visits Headquarters of BMW AGand meeting Mr Klaus Fröhlich, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG.

Mr Jyrki Katainen speaks at the Friends of Europe's debate on the circular economy.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Miguel Carballeda, President of ONCE Foundation for Cooperation and the Social Inclusion of the Disabled.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Jesús Casado, Secretary General, and Ms Leena Mörttinen, Member of the Management Committee of the European Family Businesses.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Lille, France: meets members of the Cybersecurity Industrial Advisory Group.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Sevilla, Spain: gives a keynote speech at the Círculo de Empresarios del sur de España (CESUR).

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis and Mr Phil Hogan receive Mr Maurizio Martina, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies of Italy.

Mr Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Moshe Kantor, Président du Congrès Juif Européen à Bruxelles.

Ms Violeta Bulc and Ms Corina Creţu in Brdo, Slovenia: participate in the Launch Conference of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region.

Ms Vĕra Jourová in Amsterdam, Netherlands: meets Mr Andrea Orlando, Minister of Justice of Italy, on margins of Informal Justice and Home Affairs Council.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Copenhagen, Denmark: meets Ms Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen, Member of the Danish Red-Green Alliance, and Mr Karsten Dybvad, CEO of the Confederation of Danish Industries (DI).

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Roger Genet, Director General for Research and Innovation at the French Ministry of National Education.

Mr Carlos Moedas meets Mr Segundo Piriz, President of Spanish University Rectors' Conference (CRUE), and Mr Antonio Cunha, President of the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities (CRUP).

 

Mardi 26 janvier

President Jean-Claude Juncker, and Mr Frans Timmermans receive Mr Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Mr Frans Timmermans attends the launch event of the European Parliament Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup, Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini together with Mr Johannes Hahn and Mr Christos Stylianides visits Turkey.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva discusses humanitarian financing at a Friends of Europe event 'Keeping up with a world in crisis'.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva attends a meeting of the High-Level Group on Own Resources (HLGOR), in Brussels.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva meets Mr Jan Jambon, Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and the Interior, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Munich, Germany. He meets Mr Helmut Schönenberger, CEO of UnternehmerTUM-Fonds Management GmbH and UnternehmerTUM GmbH in Center for Innovation and Business Creation at Technical University of Munich. He takes part in the Round Table on Digital Single Market with representatives of the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI) and in the Citizens' Dialogueat the ICM–Internationales Congress Center München.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič gives a keynote speech at the Energy Poverty Task Force Launch Event "Energy poverty - What role for the EU?", in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič meets Mr Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives representatives of the Slovak companies U.S.Steel Košice, Eustream, Slovnaft, SE ENEL, SPP-Slovenský plynárenský priemysel, Východoslovenská energetika, Západoslovenská energetika.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Ján Figeľ, Vice Chairman of the Slovak National Council and former European Commissioner for Education and Culture.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis participates in round table discussion at the American European Community Association (AECA).

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers a keynote speech at the Social Academy hosted by the Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB).

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends the Board meeting of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD).

Mr Jyrki Katainen speaks at the high-level conference "A better framework for innovation" organised by Business Europe.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Ms Ulrike Rabmer-Koller, President of the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME).

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Ms Mari Kiviniemi, Deputy Secretary-General of OECD.

Mr Jyrki Katainen, Mr Günther Oettinger, Ms Cecilia Malmström, Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis, Mr Phil Hogan, Ms Violeta Bulc, and Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receive Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Günther Oettinger, Ms Marianne Thyssen, and Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska attend the inaugural meeting of the High Level Group on Automotive Industry (GEAR 2030), in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström delivers a keynote speech at Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Multi-stakeholder Forum on TTIP, in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström and Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participate in a conference on market access: 'Creating shared value through partnership',organised by the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the EU, in Brussels.

Mr Neven Mimica in London, the UK: meets representatives of the Parliamentary Group on the Sustainable Development Goals.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete gives a keynote speech at the New Year's reception of European Renewable Energies Federation at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives of Foodwatch.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos receives Mr Alexis Goosdeel, Director of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos receives Mr Yiannakis L.Omirou, President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus.

Ms Marianne Thyssen receives Ms Linda Kromjong, Secretary-General of the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), and Ms Shea Gopaul, Executive Director of the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN).

Mr Phil Hogan participates in an event of the Women for Election, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Dominique Langlois, President of the French national inter-professional association for livestock and meat (InterBev).

Mr Phil Hogan addresses the 2016 AG-Press Annual Network Event for Agriculture and Rural Development Journalists, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Alexandre Ricard, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard, and Mr Christian Porta, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Pernod Ricard Europe.

Ms Violeta Bulc speaks at the Conference "Transport for smart cities: scaling innovation in Europe" and at the forum of the European Travel Retail Commission (ERTC).

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska speaks at the high-level Conference “A better framework on innovation”, at Dutch Permanent Representation

Mr Tibor Navracsics participates in the EPP meeting of the Working Group on Eastern Neighbourhood.

Mr Tibor Navracsics speaks at the event “Youth and Social Media: Changing the World of Jobs and Skills" organised by POLITICO.

Ms Corina Creţu in Prague, the Czech Republic: attends the informal meeting of the ministers responsible for Cohesion Policy of the Visegrad Group countries, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Slovenia.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Carsten Kengeter, CEO of Deutsche Börse Group, and Mr Pier Carlo Padoan, Minister for Economy and Finances of Italy.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in the opening session of the conference "European Innovation Ecosystem: Good governance and effective support for Smart Specialisation", in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech and takes part in the high level conference "Better framework for innovation", co-organised by Business Europe and the Netherlands Presidency of the EU.


Mercredi 27 janvier

College meeting, in Brussels.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Filippo Grandi, High Commissioner of the UNHCR.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Yiannakis Omirou, President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus.

President Jean-Claude Juncker attends the New Year's reception at the European Parliament.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Cardinal Reinhard Marx, President of the Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Community (COMECE).

Ms Federica Mogherini andMr Dimitris Avramopoulos receive Mr Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva attends a Celebration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Brussels.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva receives the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Ms Luca Visentini, Confederal Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis meets with the House of Lords Financial Affairs Sub-Committee, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers a keynote speech at the conference "Digital work environment: opportunities and challenges for companies and workforce", in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers the opening speech at the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE).

Mr Günther Oettinger and Mr Carlos Moedas in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: participates at the informal meeting of Competitiveness Ministers.

Mr Karmenu Vella, and Ms Margrethe Vestager receive Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Mustafa Kemal Yalınkılıç, President of the European Nature Conservation Center (ECNC), and Mr Rob Wolters, Executive Director ECNC and Chief Executive ECNC Land and Sea Group.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos attends an opening ceremonyof the exhibition"Roma Memory" held on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Brussels.1

Mr Phil Hogan participates in the opening of the Conference on the future of European agriculture "Designing the path: a strategic approach to EU agricultural research & innovation", in the Charlemagne building in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan addresses a public hearing "The Future of the European Milk Sector: what instruments are needed to stem against future crises", in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Alain Rousset, President of the Regional Council of Aquitaine in France, and Mr Íñigo Urkullu Rentería, Lehendakari of the Basque government.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska speaks atEPP Hearing on the Internal Market Strategy in the European Parliament

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Susan Gageby Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland and President of the Network of Presidents of the Supreme Judicial Courts of the EU.

Ms Corina Creţu delivers a keynote speech at the conference "Trialogs - for sustainable investment ideas in Europe" of Foundation for European Progressive Studies conference (FEPS), in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Ms Beate Merk, Minister of State for European affairs and Regional Relations of the Free State of Bavaria.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Chamber

 

Jeudi 28 janvier

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Pascal Lamy, President emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives a delegation of Presidents of the German and Austrian State Parliaments.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Claudio Descalzi, Chief Executive Officer of ENI.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Berlin, Germany: delivers a speech on EU-Asia relations in the context of a high level conference on the EU Global Strategy organised by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva and Mr Jyrki Katainen in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Ms Georgieva opens the Presidency Conference on the Multiannual Financial Framework and participates together Mr Katainenin the subsequent discussions.

Mr Andrus Ansip, Mr Jyrki Katainen, Mr Günther Oettinger and Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: participates at the informal meeting of Competitiveness Ministers.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Nitra, Slovakia: meets with the members of the Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI).

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis in the Czech Republic for a European Semester country visit (until 29/01): meets Mr Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister, Mr Andrej Babiš, First Deputy Prime Minister for the Economics, Minister of Finance, Mr Jan Mládek, Minister of Industry and Trade, and Ms Michaela Marksová, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs. He also delivers the keynote speech at the conference 'Euro Adoption in the Czech Republic: Benefits and Risks'.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Berlin, Germany: delivers a keynote speech at Focus "Best Employer Award".

Mr Günther Oettinger in Cologne, Germany: delivers a keynote speech at the "Cologne IT Summit".

Mr Johannes Hahn visits the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Ms Cecilia Malmström speaks at the 'China's New Normal: What's In It For Businesses?' event of the EU Chamber of Commerce in China, in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Ankara, Turkey (until 29/01): attends the EU-Turkey High-Level Energy Dialogue, and the 2nd meeting of the Working Group on implementation of Ashgabat Declaration.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives representatives of the Spanish Association of Wholesalers, Importers, Manufacturers and Exporters of Fish products and and Aquaculture (CONXEMAR).

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos attends the European Dialogue on Skills and Migration, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Athens, Greece: meets with Mr Alejandro N. Mayorkas, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Department of the United States.

Mr Pierre Moscovici receives Mr JörgWuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Jonathan Hill meets Mr Greg Baer, President of the Clearing House Association and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Payments Company L.L.C., in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska and Mr Carlos Moedas receive Polish Minister of Science and Higher Education Jaroslaw Gowin

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives representatives of the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI).

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: delivers a keynote speech at Hungarian Higher Education 2015 Conference at the Corvinus University, meets Mr Péter Hoppál, Minister of State for Culture of Hungary, and Ms Tünde Szabó, Minister of State for Sport of Hungary.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Schwäbish Hall, Germany: participates in the Summit of world market leaders.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA).

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at the annual reception of the Club of associated research organisations (CLORA).

Mr Carlos Moedas speaks at the Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) Parliamentary Committee in the European Parliament about the Seventh Framework Programmes' Assessment.

 

Vendredi 29 janvier

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr David Cameron, British Prime Minister.

Ms Federica Mogherini attends the Diplomatic Contact Days, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Pietro Russo, Member of the European Court of Auditors.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva and Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia: meet Mr Robert Fico, Prime Minister of Slovakia.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Bratislava, Slovakia: meets Mr Ľubomír Vážny, Deputy Prime Minister for Investments, participates in a conference on the Multiannual Financial Framework organised by the EPP Group and takes part in a discussion "How the EU budget is coping with economic recovery as well as new challenge such as migration".

Mr Andrus Ansip and Mr Carlos Moedas attend the first high-level group meeting of the Scientific Advice Mechanism.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia:meets Mr Vazil Hudák, Minister of Economy of Slovakia; Mr Maroš Kondrót, Vice Chair of the Economic Committee of the Slovak Parliament. He also participates in the meeting with Slovak energy stakeholders and in the Roundtable on smart energy, organised by the Ministry of Economy of Slovakia.

Mr Johannes Hahn visits Lebanon.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Namur, Belgium: visits the Parliament of Wallonia.

Ms Cecilia Malmström meets Mr Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Affairs of Belgium, in Brussels.

Mr Neven Mimica in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: participates in the African Union Summit

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Ankara, Turkey: attends the EU-Turkey High-Level Energy Dialogue, and the 2nd meeting of the Working Group on implementation of Ashgabat Declaration.

Mr Karmenu Vella delivers speech at conference on Separate Waste Collection in the Context of a Circular Economy in Europe, in Brussels.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Antwerp, Belgium: visits the port of Antwerp.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Riga, Latvia: participates in the Conference of the Cities of the Baltic States "Possibilities of Municipalities to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol-related Harm": delivers a speech on 'Involvement of the institutions of the European Union in reducing alcohol circulation', and participates at the signing of the memorandum. He also visits Riga's First Hospital with Mayors or representatives of the foreign cities; meeting with Mr Nils Ušakovs, Chairman of the Riga City Council.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Athens, Greece: attends the Economist's event The World in 2016.

Mr Christos Stylianides in Nîmes, France: meets Mr Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister of Interior of France.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at Project Presentation Ceremony organised by Association Femmes d’Europe.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr José Manuel Soria, Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain and Mr Alberto Nadal Belda, State Secretary for Energy of Spain.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Olli Rehn, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland.

Mr Carlos Moedasreceives Mr Phil Wynn Owen, Member of European Court of Auditors.


 

Samedi 30 janvier

Ms Kristalina Georgieva, and Mr Neven Mimica in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (until 31/01): participates at 26th Summit of the African Union 'African Year of Human Rights with a particular Focus on the Rights of Women'.


Dimanche 31 janvier


 

Prévisions du mois de février:

01-04/02 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

11/02 Eurogroup, in Brussels.

12/02 Economic and Financial Affairs Council, in Brussels.

16/02 General Affairs Council, in Brussels.

18-19/02 European Council, in Brussels.

24/02 Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, in Brussels.

24-25/02 European Parliament plenary session, in Brussels.

29/02 Competitiveness Council, in Brussels.

 

Prévisions du mois de mars:

03/03 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, in Brussels.

04/03 Environment Council, in Brussels.

07/03 Eurogroup, in Brussels.

07/03 Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council, in Brussels.

07-10/03 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

08/03 Economic and Financial Affairs Council, in Brussels.

10-11/03 Justice and Home Affairs Council, in Brussels.

14/03 Agriculture and Fisheries Council, in Brussels.

14/03 Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels.

14/03 General Affairs Council, in Brussels.

15/03 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, in Brussels.

17-18/03 European Council, in Brussels.

 

Prévisions du mois d'avril:

11-12/04 Agriculture and Fisheries Council, in Luxembourg.

11-14/04 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

18-19/04 Foreign Affairs Council, in Luxembourg.

27-28/04 European Parliament plenary session, in Brussels.

 

Prévisions du mois de mai:

09-12/05 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

12-13/05 Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels.

17/05 Eurogroup, in Brussels.

23/05 Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels.

24/05 General Affairs Council, in Brussels.

25/05 Economic and Financial Affairs Council, in Brussels.

25-26/05 European Parliament plenary session, in Brussels.

26-27/05 Competitiveness Council, in Brussels.

30-31/05 Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, in Brussels.

 

Prévisions du mois de juin:

06-07/06 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, in Luxembourg.

06-09/06 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

09-10/06 Justice and Home Affairs Council, in Luxembourg.

13/06 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, in Luxembourg.

22-23/06 European Parliament plenary session, in Brussels.

23-24/06 European Council, in Brussels.

 

 

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 23 au 24 janvier:

Vanessa Mock, GSM: +32 (0)460 764 687 

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

Service Audiovisuel, planning studio – tel.: +32 (0)229 52123

 

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