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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 28 novembre au 4 décembre 2016

Brussels, 25 November 2016

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

Lundi 28 novembre

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Jürgen Linden, Chairman of the Charlemagne Prize Board of Directors; and Mr Marcel Philipp, Mayor of Aachen, Germany.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of Moldova.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Mr Frans Timmermans receives a delegation of "Operazione Colomba", the Nonviolent Peace Corps of the Pope John XXIII Community.

Mr Frans Timmermans speaks at the 15th Anniversary of the International Press Association (IPC), organised by the Association de la Presse Internationale/International Press Association (API/IPA).

Ms Federica Mogherini opens the 1st EU-Indonesia Joint Committee meeting together with Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of Moldova.

Mr Andrus Ansip speaks at the Friends of Europe initiative "The 4th Industrial Revolution - Working Group meeting", in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of Moldova.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs of the United States.                    

Mr Maroš Šefčovič meets Mr Peter Plavčan, Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič gives a keynote speech at the CER's (The Voice of European Railways) event on "Rail's contribution to a low-carbon transport", co-organised with the Slovak Presidency, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Arseniy Yatsenyuk, former Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of Moldova.

Mr Günther Oettinger receives representatives of BURDA on online platforms and free flow of data, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger receives Mr Klaus Schäfer, Chairman of the Board of UNIPER, on Digital Agenda, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger attends and delivers a keynote speech at the 49+2 Energy Symposium, in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn addresses the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Pavel Filip, Prime Minister of Moldova.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Washington D.C., USA: meets Mr Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs of the United States.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the General Executive Management Board and Member of the Executive Board of BDEW (Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft).

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives German CEOs of companies from the energy sector.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway.

Mr Karmenu Vella participates in a ceremony with the EU Indonesia Joint Committee to celebrate the entry into force of the Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Agreement, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives from the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEHP).

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives from the HIV/AIDS Civil Society Forum (CSF).

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Athens, Greece: speaks at the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) Consultative Forum plenary meeting.

Mr Pierre Moscovici in Athens, Greece: (until 29/11): meets Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister; Mr Eucleid Tsakalotos, Minister of Finance; Mr Dimos Papadimitriou, Minister of Economy and Development; and Ms Efi Ahtsioglou, Minister of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Solidarity. He also gives a keynote speech at the Greek Economy Conference dinner; meets with representatives of the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises, including its Chairman, Mr Theodoros Fessas; and visits Geraka's Primary and Nursery School.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Stephen O'Brien, Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Osman Ahmed Fadul, Minister of International Cooperation of the Republic of Sudan.

Ms Violeta Bulc in Finland (until 29/11): meets Ms Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communications of Finland; meets with Members of the Parliament of Finland; and participates in a citizens' dialogue.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: delivers a speech at the Committee on European Affairs at the National Assembly of Hungary.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Stefan Kapferer, Chairman of the General Executive Management Board and Member of the Executive Board of BDEW (Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft).

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Niels Thygesen, Chair of the European Fiscal Board.

Ms Margrethe Vestager participates at the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) dinner debate on "The Competition policy and the network industries", in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Ren Zhengfei, President of Huawei.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in the high-level working lunch on Venture Capital for Growth: New Challenges, New Collaborations, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Climate and Environment of Norway.

Mr Julian King receives Ms Yvette Cooper, Chair of Home Affairs Committee in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

 

Mardi 29 novembre

Mr Frans Timmermans hosts the annual High-Level meeting with Religious Leaders.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives a Provincial-Executive delegation of Limburg, Belgium.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Warsaw, Poland: attends the V4-Western Balkans Ministerial Meeting.

Mr Andrus Ansip participates in the Digital Minds Event with Mr Alexander De Croo, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecommunications and Postal Services of Belgium, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Chief Executives and Chairmen from the Roundtable of European Energy Industrialists.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Arseniy Yatsenyuk, former Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers opening remarks at the High-Level Expert Seminar "Structural Changes and New Realities: How the European Pillar of Social Rights Can Facilitate the Transitions", organised by the European Political Strategy Centre, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers the opening speech at the European Business Summit, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers the opening speech at the DIGITEC Forum for the Information and communication technologies (ICT) communities, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers the keynote speech on the industrial internet at the Industry 4.0 event of SAP (German software company), in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger receives Mr Arseniy Yatsenyuk, former Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers a keynote speech on the value of copyright at an event of the European Newspaper Publishers' Association (ENPA), in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn in Tunis, Tunisia: attends the International Investment Conference Tunisia 2020.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Ms Retno Lestari Priansari Marsudi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Louis-Paul Motazé, Minister of Economy, Planning and Regional Development of Cameroon.

Mr Neven Mimica addresses the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) Council of Ministers on the post-Cotonou Communication.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: gives a keynote speech at the Conference "III Foro Solar Español", organised by Union Española Fotovoltaica (UNEF).

Mr Karmenu Vella participates in the European Tourism Day 2016 "Enhancing synergies between tourism and cultural and creative industries - Innovative solutions as the main driver for jobs and growth", in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis delivers a speech on "Health and Food Safety: EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste – Working together to reach a Sustainable Development Goal", at the "kick-off meeting" of the EU Platform on Food Losses and Food Waste (FLW), in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos participates in the high-level meeting with religious leaders, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos participates in the 10th European Forum on the rights of the Child: "The protection of Children in Migration", in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen receives Mr Juan Manuel Moreno Bonnilla, President of Partido Popular Andalucia, Spain.

Ms Marianne Thyssen attends a High-Level Seminar organised by the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC) on "Structural Changes and New Realities: What Role for Social Pillars of European Rights.

Ms Marianne Thyssen attends the Access City Award Ceremony 2017 , in Brussels.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Pascal Apostolides, President of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Elder Patrick Kearon, President of the Europe area of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

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

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives a delegation of local authorities of Southern Poland.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at the Plenary session of the 10th European Forum on the rights of the Child: "The protection of Children in Migration", in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at the conference Start-Ups and The Digital Entrepreneur: The View from Central Europe, organized by Ms Dita Charanzová, Mr Ivan Štefanec, Ms Ildikó Gáll-Pelcz, Mr Michal Boni, Members of the European Parliament, and Aspen Institute Prague, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: delivers an opening speech at the Council of Europe Conference of Ministers for Sport.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers closing remarks at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, organised by DG EAC (Education And Culture), in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers the closing remarks at the European Tourism Day conference on synergies between tourism, cultural and creative industries, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu attends the 6th High-Level Working Group on simplification, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas meets Mr Chris Agius, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport of Malta and Mr Sander Dekker, Undersecretary for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King delivers a speech at the conference on "Establishing Victims' Rights and Support Services in Challenging Times", organised by Victims Support Europe, in Brussels.

 

Mercredi 30 novembre

College meeting

President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council; and Mr Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary-General of NATO, for a working lunch, in Brussels.

President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Mr Mladen Ivanić, Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Béji Caïd Essebsi, President of Tunisia.

Mr Frans Timmermans gives a concluding speech at the Plenary session of the 10th European Forum on the rights of the Child: "The protection of Children in Migration", in Brussels.

Mr Frans Timmermans, Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos and Mr Julian King receive Mr Ömer Çelik, Minister of European Union Affairs of Turkey, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini participates in the Black Blade Exercise, in the framework of the Distinguished Visitors Day, organised by the European Defence Agency, at the air base of Florennes, in Belgium.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva attends the European Parliament plenary vote on the EU Budget for 2017, in Brussels. 

Ms Kristalina Georgieva attends the "Inauguration of Rond-point Schuman Lights Up", in Brussels. 

Mr Andrus Ansip delivers a keynote speech at European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) event on free flow of data, in Brussels.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Joseph Daul, President of the European People's Party (EPP).

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Robert Rooney, Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley International.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Béji Caïd Essebsi, President of Tunisia.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives representatives from the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE).

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in a conference on "Reducing Food Waste - Improving Food Safety", in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos meets representatives from the European Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Denmark, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos meets Mr Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos meets Mr Ioannis Mouzalas, Greek Alternate Minister of Immigration Policy.

M. Pierre Moscovici participe à l'audition de la commission spéciale "Fraude fiscale internationale/Panama Papers" de la Chambre des représentants de Belgique, à Bruxelles.

M. Pierre Moscovici rencontre Mme Susana Diaz, Présidente du gouvernement de la Région de l'Andalousie, à Bruxelles.

Mr Christos Stylianides takes part in the Education in Emergencies Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc in London, UK: delivers a keynote speech at the FT European Infrastructure Summit.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Lucerne, Switzerland (until 01/12): participates in the European Space Agency (ESA) Ministerial Meeting.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at the meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers a speech at the "New Societal Challenges and Europe's Search for Identity" conference, organised by the Hanns Seidel Foundation, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Ms Mailis Reps, Minister of Education and Research of the Republic of Estonia, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Ms Susana Diaz, President of the Regional Government of Andalusia.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives representatives from the European Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Denmark.

 

Jeudi 1er décembre

President Jean-Claude Juncker in Madrid, Spain: meets His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain; Mr Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain; and Ms Ana Pastor, President of the Congress of Deputies.

Mr Frans Timmermans in Rome, Italy: attends the Mediterranean Dialogues.

Ms Federica Mogherini attends a European Parliament Plenary debate on the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Béji Caïd Essebsi, President of Tunisia.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr William Lacy Swing, Director General of the International Organisation for Migration.

Mr Andrus Ansip launches the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Conference and delivers a keynote speech, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip delivers a speech at the High level event on Digitalisation for Development, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip speaks at the Politico event "Transforming Health Care through Disruptive Innovation", in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mrs Kadri Simson, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure of Estonia

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia: gives a keynote speech at the SET Plan 2016 - Central European Energy Conference on Energy Union: "Towards a transformed European energy system with the new Integrated Research, Innovation and Competitiveness Strategy"; participates with Mr Ivo Nesrovnal, Mayor of Bratislava, in a Citizens' Dialogue with young Europeans.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives representatives from the EU-China Business Association.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers a speech at the European Film Forum 2016, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger receives Ms Deborah Turness, President of NBC News.

Mr Günther Oettinger takes part in the ministerial meeting on connected and automated cars, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger delivers a keynote speech on digitisation in e-commerce and logistics at a HERMES event, in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia.

Mr Neven Mimica in Zagreb, Croatia (until 05/12): attends a meeting with representatives from the European Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Croatia; participates in an event on cross-border investment opportunities in the Energy sector.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Rome, Italy: participates at the Euro-Mediterranean Energy Forum.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Lithuania (until 02/12): meets with representatives from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) Alumni Association Constituent Assembly, in Kaunas; meets with students of the History Faculty of Vilnius University; and meets Mr Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania, in Vilnius.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Bratislava, Slovakia: gives a keynote speech at the International conference on Social Economy under the Slovak Presidency of the EU and attends the meeting of the Public Employment Services Board.

Mr Christos Stylianides delivers a keynote speech at the Partners' Conference 2016, organised by DG ECHO (European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations), in Brussels.

Mr Christos Stylianides participates in the "Educating the Refugee Children" event, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan addresses the 3rd meeting of the Rural Networks' Assembly, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at the 7th Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference, organized by Forum Europe, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers introductory remarks at a roundtable lunch marking the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, organised by DG Connect (Digital Economy and Society), in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu in Leipzig, Germany: attends a Panel discussion on "The Future of Cohesion Policy", organised by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, together with Mr Fritz Jaeckel, Chief of the State Chancellery and State Minister for Federal and European Affairs of Saxony, and  Ms Dorothee Dubrau, Mayor and Councillor for Urban Development and Construction for the city of Leipzig.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Paris, France: participates in the 15th OECD Global Forum on Competition; participates in a Hearing at the French National Assembly before the Committee on European Affairs and the Committee on Finance; participates in a Hearing at the French Senate before the Committee on European Affairs and the Committee on Finance.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Bratislava, Slovakia: participates and delivers a keynote speech at the SET Plan 2016 – Central European Energy Conference.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Vienna, Austria: meets with Mr Reinhold Mitterlehner, Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister of Science, Research and Economy of Austria; participates and delivers a speech at the event "Austria's Open Innovation Strategy - The road towards a European Open Innovation Culture".

 

Vendredi 2 décembre

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia.

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs the Association Council with Georgia, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini delivers a keynote speech at the EU-NGO Human Rights Forum, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip participates in the Telecom Council  and meets in the margin of the Council Mrs. Urve Palo, Minister of Entrepreneurship and Information Technology f Estonia

Mr Andrus Ansip participates in the fireside chat on "The DSM: More access to more content" at the European Film Forum event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of MEDIA programme, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia: meets the Chairpersons of the Economic Affairs Committees of the National Parliaments on the State of the Energy Union.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers the opening speech at the European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions Ordinary Congress 2016, in Brussels.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Nürnberg, Germany: delivers the closing speech at the Ludwig Erhard Symposium.

Mr Günther Oettinger in Bayreuth, Germany: delivers a speech on digital strategies at the Chamber of Commerce of Oberfranken Bayreuth.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: meets Mr Gonzalo Urquijo Fernandez de Araoz, President of ArcelorMittal; Mr José Manuel Vargas, President and CEO of Aena S.A; and Mr Alejandro Sanchez, lawyer at the Al-Andalus Business Consulting.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Vilnius, Lithuania: holds a series of meetings including with Mr Andriejus Stančikas, Chairman of the Rural Affairs Committee of the Seimas; with Ms Agnė Širinskienė, Chairman of the Health Affairs Committee of the Seimas; and with representatives of the European Affairs Committee of the Seimas.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: rencontre Mme Ericka Bareigts, Ministre française des Outre-Mer.

M. Phil Hogan à Nice, France: assiste au Congrès Annuel de l'Association Laitière Européenne (EDA).

Ms Violeta Bulc in Ljubljana, Slovenia: presents the 2017 Commission Work Programme to the European Affairs Committee of the National Assembly of Slovenia.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Zagreb, Croatia: participates and delivers the opening speech at the South-East European Cooperation Process (SEECP) Ministerial Meeting.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at the Plenary Session of The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu in Dresden, Germany: meets Mr Martin Dulig, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport of the Free State of Saxony; visits the Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology together with Ms Eva-Maria Stange, State Minister for Science and the Arts of the Free State of Saxony; meets Mr Stanislaw Tillich, Prime Minister of the Free State of Saxony.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Warsaw, Poland: meets Mr Mateusz Morawiecki, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Development and Finance of Poland; meets Mr Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister of Energy of Poland; and participates in the 37th ALDE Party Congress.

 

Samedi 3 décembre

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Geneva, Switzerland (until 06/12): participates in the Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) Concluding Ministerial Meeting.

 

Dimanche 4 décembre

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Washington D.C., USA: attends the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial meeting.

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 26 au 27 novembre:

Mina ANDREEVA - GSM: +32 (0)498 991 382

 

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

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

 

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