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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 11 avril au 17 avril 2016

Brussels, 8 April 2016

 

(Susceptible de modifications en ­­cours de semaine)

 

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 11 avril

Agriculture and Fisheries Council (until 12/04), in Luxembourg.

European Parliament plenary session (until 14/04), in Strasbourg.

Mr Frans Timmermans in Rome, Italy: participates in the conference "From Rome to Lisbon and Beyond".

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in London, the United Kingdom: meets with Ms Valerie Amos, Director of School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Takes part in the event "Power with Purpose 2016" organised by news organisation DEVEX.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe for signature ceremony for the finalisation of the Horizontal Facility for Western Balkans and Turkey.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in London, the United Kingdom: meets with Mr Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Ms Neneh MacDouall-Gaye, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Gambia; receives Baroness Joyce Anne Anelay of St. Johns, Minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in The Netherlands: meets with Ms Sharon Dijksma, Minister for the Environment of The Netherlands, in The Hague; attends the informal meeting of Ministers for Energy, in Amsterdam.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets with EU social partners, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska participates in a meeting on steel with Mr Emmanuel Macron, French Minister of the Economy, and Members of the European Parliament, in Strasbourg.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Ms Hande Özsan Bozatli, President of the Assembly of European Regions.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the 25th Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education "Securing Democracy through Education", in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr François de Borchgrave, Co-Founder & Managing Director of Kois invest.

 

Mardi 12 avril

College meeting

President Jean-Claude Juncker attends the European Parliament Plenary Session on terrorist attacks, in Strasbourg.

President Jean-Claude Juncker meets with Mr Averof Neophytou, President of the Democratic Rally of Cyprus (DISY), in Strasbourg.

President Jean-Claude Juncker meets with Ms Réna Doúrou, Regional Governor of Attica, in Strasbourg.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: participates in the Informal meeting of the General Affairs Council (GAC).

Mr Andrus Ansip chairs the 4th meeting of the Digital Single Market Commissioners' Project Team, in Strasbourg.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Averof Neophytou, President of the Democratic Rally of Cyprus (DISY).

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a speech at the Intergroup on Social Economy of the European Parliament, in Strasbourg.

 

Mercredi 13 avril

President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the European Parliament Plenary on the conclusion of March European Council, in Strasbourg.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Joseph Stiglitz, Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Nobel Prize Laureate.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Washington D.C., the USA: participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group (until 15/04). Takes part in the panel discussion "Conflicts and the Refugee Crisis: An International Call for Action" and in the Central African Republic Roundtable. Meets with Mr Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group and Mr Philippe Le Houérou, Executive Vice President and CEO of International Finance Corporation.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis in Washington D.C., the USA (until 18/04): participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Friedrichshafen, Germany: delivers the opening speech at the "Day of the Global Market Leaders at Lake Bodensee".

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Zellik, Belgium: gives a speech at the European Employers Day; meets with Mr Frank-J. Weise, Director General of the German Federal Employment Agency and Chair of the Board European Public Employment Services.

Mr Tibor Navracsics attends the 2016 European Heritage Label Ceremony, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas meets with Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, in Strasbourg.

 

Jeudi 14 avril

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Luca Visentini, General Secretary of the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Ms Susana Malcorra, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Argentina.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Washington D.C., the USA (13/04 – 15/04): participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Takes part in a session on bringing government together with business and foundations to make stronger investments in education organised by the Global Business Coalition for Education; in the World Bank-European Commission flagship event "Focus on Results" and in the Panel discussion "Opportunity knocking? Exploring the economic impact of migration" at the 8th Annual Bertelsmann Foundation-Financial Times' Conference. Meets with Mr David Milliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers a keynote speech at the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) high-level seminar on "The Energy Union and Climate Change Policy – A Transformative Agenda for the Modernisation of the Economy", in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends a meeting of the European Youth Forum, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Lech, Austria (until 15/04): participates in the "Europa Forum Lech 2016"; (15/04): participates in the session "Continuity and disruption: how digital is changing society" and delivers the closing speech at the "Europa Forum Lech 2016".

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Scania/Skåne, Sweden: participates in a conference organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Southern Sweden, in Ystad; participates in a roundtable with entrepreneurs, in Lund; attends a Citizens' Dialogue.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (until 15/04): holds a series of bilateral meetings including with Mr Marko Pomerants, Minister for the Environment of Estonia; with Mr Kęstutis Trečiokas, Minister for the Environment of Lithuania; with Mr Vladislav Smrz, Deputy Minister for the Environment of the Czech Repblic and Mr Pavel Zamyslicky, Director of the Climate Change Department of the Czech Ministry of the Environment; and with Ms Martina Makai, Deputy State Secretary for Green Economy Development, Climate Policy and Key Public Services of Hungary; attends the informal meeting of Ministers for Transport and Environment.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Amsterdam, The Netherlands: attends the informal meeting of Ministers for Transport and Environment.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Prague, Czech Republic (until 15/04): meets with Mr Svatopluk Němeček, Minister of Health of the Czech Republic; participates in a Joint Meeting of the EU, the Health and Agriculture Committees of the Chamber of Deputies, and the Senate of the Parliament; participates in a Citizens' Dialogue dedicated to the World Health Day.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets with Mr Lodewijk Asscher, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Social Affairs and Employment of The Netherlands, in Brussels.

Mr Pierre Moscovici in Washington, D.C., the USA (until 16/04): participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group and in the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) and Head of the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWA).

Mr Phil Hogan in Astana, Kazakhstan: holds a series of bilateral meetings including with Mr Karim Massimov, Prime Minister; with Mr Asylzhan Mamytbekov, Minister Of Agriculture; and with Ms Zhanar Aitzhanova, Minister of Economic Integration; visits Artyom Market, accompanied by Ms Gulmira Isayeva, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Chairman of the Veterinary Committee; visits Galomart Supermarket.                  

Mr Jonathan Hill delivers a keynote speech "Update on Capital Markets Union (CMU) and Banking Union" to the European Economic and Social Committee, in Brussels.

Mr Jonathan Hill meets with Mr Georg Fahrenschon, President of the German Savings Banks Association, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the Awards ceremony of the "Juvenes Translatores" competition for young translators, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a keynote speech "Europe and young people for inclusive and diverse societies" at the Council of Members Session of the European Youth Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu in Poland: meets with Mr Adam Jarubas, Marshal of the Region of Świętokrzyskie and the Deputy Minister Jerzy Kwieciński, Ministry of Development; visits the EU-funded project "Oncology Centre of the Świętokrzyskie Region".

Mr Carlos Moedas in Heidelberg, Germany: visits the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Mannheim; visits the European Centre for Economic Research and delivers a keynote speech on "The Future of Market-creating Research and Innovation in Europe".

 

Vendredi 15 avril

President Jean-Claude Juncker in Washington D.C., the USA: attends the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. He holds bilateral meetings with Mr Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group; Ms Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund; Mr Joe Biden, Vice President of the Unites States of America and delivers a speech at a World Bank flagship event “Forced Displacement: A Global Development Challenge”.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva in Washington D.C., the USA (13/04 – 15/04): participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Takes part in Grand Bargain Humanitarian Financing discussions organised by United Kingdom's Department for International Development and hosted by the World Bank; signs a cooperation agreement between the European Commission and the World Bank. Meets with Ms Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development of the United Kingdom; Mr Sergey Storchak, Deputy Finance Minister of the Russian Federation and Mr Børge Brende, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia (until 16/04): holds a series of bilateral meetings including with Mr Rosen Asenov Plevneliev, President of Bulgaria; and with Mr Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania; participates in panel discussions on "Energy in Europe: Clash of Strategic Interests?" at the Global Security Forum (GLOBSEC).

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a speech on Circular Economy at European Policy Centre (EPC), in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn in Washington D.C., the USA (until 16/04): participates in the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group and holds a series of bilateral meetings.

Mr Neven Mimica in Washington D.C., the USA: attends the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group; participates in a discussion on Education in Emergencies and meets with Ms Heather Higginbottom, US Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources and with Ms Gayle Smith, USAID Administrator.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Prague, Czech Republic: participates in a meeting with stakeholders hosted by Mr Tomáš Prouza, State Secretary for European Affairs of the Czech Republic; meets with Ms Viera Šedivá, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic; visits research centres at the University of Chemistry and Technology, and an EU funded project.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets with Mr Martin Günthner, Senator for Economics, Labour and Ports of the City of Bremen, Germany, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu in Poland: launches the "Lagging Regions" Initiative and Action plan in the country; meets with Mr Władysław Ortyl, Marshal of the Podkarpackie Region; visits the EU-funded project "Expansion and modernisation of the Aviation Training Centre of the Rzeszow University of Technology".

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Copenhagen, Denmark: meets with Mr Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark; meets with Mr Kristian Thulesen Dahl, leader of the Danish People’s Party; meets with Mr Fleming Besenbacher, Chairman of the Carlsberg foundation; speaks on the Commission’s work in the tax area at a morning brief organised by the Association of Danish Auditors; speaks on the Commission’s role in Europe at an afternoon brief organised by Holm Kommunikations for its public affairs network.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: delivers a speech at the 44th International Session of the Model European Parliament.

 

Samedi 16 avril

Ms Federica Mogherini leads a delegation to Iran, with Mr Miguel Arias Cañete, Mr Karmenu Vella, Mr Christos Stylianides, Ms Violeta Bulc, Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska, Mr Tibor Navracsics and Mr Carlos Moedastravel to Tehran for a High-level bilateral visit to Iran (until 17/04).

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia: holds a series of bilateral meetings including with Mr Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia; and with Mr Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary.

Mr Neven Mimica in Washington D.C., the USA: attends the 2016 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group; co-chairs an Afghanistan side event with Mr Eklil Hakimi, Minister of Finance of Afghanistan and participates in a discussion on the State of the African Region and in the Development Committee Meeting.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Klaipėda, Lithuania: participates in the "BaltPharm Forum 2016".

Mr Phil Hogan in Shanghai, China (until 17/04): participates in the EU Chamber of Commerce (EUCCC) Workshop on "Doing business and investing in China", including a meeting with Mr Mick Adams, Vice President of EUCCC and Chairman of EUCCC Shanghai Board; Ms Ioana Kraft, General Manager of EUCCC Shanghai Chapter; Mr Thierry Garnier, Chief Executive Officer of Carrefour; and Mr Frank Qu, Chair of Pediatric Nutrition Desk and General Manager of Greater China of Wyeth Nutrition; visits Shanghai Harbour and meets with China Inspection and Quarantine (CIQ) local authorities; visits Carrefour Gubei store.

 

Dimanche 17 avril

Mr Miguel Arias Cañetein Iran: participate in bilateral meetings.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva opens the Grand Horo Dance on Brussels' Grand Place, taking place for a fourth year in a row at her initiative in cooperation of the European Commission Representation in Belgium and as part of the Balkan Trafik! festival for Balkan music and arts, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan in Shanghai, China: holds a series of meetings including with Mr Edward Zhu, Chief Executive Officer of Chic Group, Mr Pedro Nueno, President of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) and CEIBS students; delivers an opening speech at B2B seminar on green agriculture and sustainable trade; visits Chongming Island with a Business Delegation including an organic farm, Geographical Indication (GI) production sites, and Chongming Ecological Agricultural Science and Innovation Center.

 

Prévisions du mois d'avril:

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

21/04 Justice and Home 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.

10/05 Agriculture and Fisheries Council, in Brussels.

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.

16/06 Eurogroup, in Brussels.

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

23-24/06 European Council, in Brussels.

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 9 au 10 avril:

Tove ERNST, +32 (0)498 984 483

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

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

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