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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 17 juillet au 21 juillet 2017

Brussels, 14 July 2017

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 17 juillet 2017

Foreign Affairs Council

EU-Uzbekistan Cooperation Council

17-18/07 Agriculture and Fisheries Council

17-18/07 Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers

17-18/07 Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs the Foreign Affairs Council, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini meets Mr Dragan Čović, Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Tallinn, Estonia (until 18/07): participates in „Digital Single Market Conference on the Free Movement of Data“; and delivers the closing speech; meets Mr Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister for Luxembourg, Minister for State and Minister for Communisations and the Media; and Mr Boris Koprivnikar, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Administration of Slovenia.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Portugal (until 18/07): on Energy Union Tour: meets Mr Jorge Seguro Sanches, Secretary of State of Energy; visits EFACEC Electric; the Institute for Systems Engineering and Computers (INESC); delivers a keynote speech at a conference on "Clean and efficient energy/innovative solutions" organised in collaboration with Mr João Pedro Matos Fernandes, Minister for the Environment; together with Mr Carlos Moedas, meets Mr Bertrand Piccard, Explorer and Chairman of Solar Impulse Foundation, representatives of companies from the energy sector, and prize winners of best Master theses on energy and on renewable energies from engineering faculties.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA).

Mr Günther H. Oettinger in Athens, Greece: meets Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece; Mr Giorgos Chouliarakis, Alternate Minister for Finance; and Mr Georgios Katrougalos, Deputy Minister for European Affairs; and visits the Hellenic Parliament to speak before the committees on European Affairs and on Budget.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Dragan Čović, Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mr Neven Mimica in New York, the United States (until 18/07): delivers speeches at the United Nations High-level Political Forum; meets Mr António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General; Mr Achim Steiner, Administrator of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP); and Mr Michael Bloomberg, UN Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: has an exchange of views with the Board Members of Enagas; and meets Mr Ignacio Galán, Chairman of Iberdrola; Mr Francesco Starace, CEO and General Manager of Enel; and Mr Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Engie.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets Mr Koen Geens, Federal Minister for Justice of Belgium, in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen receives Ms Valeria Ronzitti, General Secretary of the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of general interest (CEEP).

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Sir Mark Lowcock, future United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (OCHA).

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Harry Tseng, Representative of Taipei to the European Union.

Mr Phil Hogan receives the Grand Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Słupsk, Poland: meets Mr Robert Biedroń , Mayor of Słupsk; and representatives of regional authorities.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Lisbon, Portugal (until 18/07): delivers a speech on "Health Research in the European Context" at Nova University.

Mr Julian King in Ireland (until 18/07): participates in a citizens' dialogue on "Responding to the security threats against Europe, its democracies and its citizens", in Glenties.

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Tallinn, Estonia (until 18/07): participates in „Digital Single Market Conference on the Free Movement of Data“; and delivers the opening speech; meets Mr Boris Koprivnikar, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Public Administration of Slovenia; Mr Krzysztof Szubert, Secretary of State  of Poland, Government Plenipotentiary for the Single Digital Market; Ms Anne Berner, Minister for Transport and Communications of Finland; Mr Matthias Machnig, Secretary of State at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany; and the Heads of five prominent start-up and tech companies from Estonia.

 

Mardi 18 juillet 2017

Agriculture and Fisheries Council

Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers

Agriculture and Fisheries Council

EU-Lebanon Association Council

EU-former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Stabilisation and Association Council

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Nicola Renzi, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Political Affairs and Justice of San Marino.

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs the EU-former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Stabilisation and Association Council, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs the EU-Lebanon Association Council, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Abdulaziz Khafizovich Kamilov, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Ömer Çelik, Minister for European Union Affairs and Chief Negotiator of Turkey.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Tallinn, Estonia: participates in the informal meeting of competitiveness ministers; meets Mr Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State at the Prime Minister's Office, in charge of Digital Affairs of France; and Mr Benjamin Griveaux, Secretary of State at the Ministry for the Economy and Finance of France.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Portugal: on Energy Union Tour: participates in a Citizens' dialogue together with Mr Carlos Moedas, and Mr Bertrand Piccard, Explorer and Chairman of Solar Impulse Foundation; together with Mr Carlos Moedas, meets Mr António Costa, Prime Minister; together with Mr Carlos Moedas and Mr Jorge Seguro Sanches, Secretary of State of Energy of Portugal, attends a presentation on ProDrone and meets representatives of ProDrone SA; and together with Mr Carlos Moedas, visits Lisbon Bike-sharing project. 

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers an address at the Public Hearing on Sustainable Finance, organised by the European Commission, in Brussels.

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

Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a speech at the Public Hearing on Sustainable finance, organised by the European Commission, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen participates in the "Cyber as the New Strategic Challenge" event, organised by the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Raed Khoury, Minister for Economy and Trade of Lebanon; and Mr Hussein Hajj Hassan, Minister for Industry of Lebanon. 

Ms Cecilia Malmström delivers a speech on trade and sustainable development, at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Dev Sanyal, Chief executive Alternative energy and Executive Vice-President Regions at British Petroleum Global (BP).

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Dejan Židan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Agriculture and Forestry of Slovenia.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Ms Katherina Reiche, President of the European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of general interest (CEEP).

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Esben Lunde Larsen, Minister for the Environment and Food of Denmark.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Mr Maurizio Martina, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry Policies of Italy.

Ms Marianne Thyssen and Ms Violeta Bulc receive representatives of the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF), the European Cockpit Association (ECA) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC).

M. Pierre Moscovici à Lisbonne, Portugal: rencontre M. António Costa, Premier Ministre du Portugal; M. Carlos da Silva Costa, Gouverneur de la Banque du Portugal; et Mme Elisa Ferreira, Directrice de la Banque du Portugal.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Stéphane Travert, Minister for Agriculture and Food of France.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives representatives of the Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions (ČMKOS).

Ms Corina Creţu receives Mr Yannis Vardakastanis, President of European Disability Forum.

Mr Julian King in Dublin, Ireland: meets Mr Charles Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Equality of Ireland.

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Tallinn, Estonia: participates in the informal meeting of competitiveness ministers; meets Mr Indrek Saar, Minister for Culture of Estonia; and Mr Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State at the Prime Minister's Office, in charge of Digital Affairs of France.

 

Mercredi 19 juillet 2017

College of Commissioners

Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers

Mr Frans Timmermans receives the Directors of Green10 (the largest environmental organisations and networks active on European level).

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, Minister for Justice of Bulgaria.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives the Hessischer Friedenspreis 2016, at the Permanent Representation of the Land of Hessen to the EU, in Brussels.

Mr Johannes Hahn in Algiers, Algeria (until 20/07): on official visit.

Mr Neven Mimica in San Jose, Costa Rica (until 20/07): meets Mr Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica; delivers a speech at "Costa Rica and the European Union: working together for gender equality/women empowerment" event; and visits EU-funded projects.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives members of Europêche, the representative body for fishermen in the European Union.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Tallinn, Estonia (until 20/7): delivers a keynote speech at the opening of the Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers; meets Ms Ylva Johansson, Minister for Employment and Integration of Sweden; and Mr Biser Petkov, Minister for Labour and Social Policy of Bulgaria.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Marios Demetriades, Minister for Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives German, French and Belgian SME envoys.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, Minister for Justice of Bulgaria.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Sandie Okoro, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of the World Bank Group.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Ms Mateja Vraničar Erman, Minister for Finance of Slovenia.

Mr Julian King receives Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, Minister for Justice of Bulgaria.

Ms Mariya Gabriel meets Ms Tsetska Tsacheva, Minister for Justice of Bulgaria, in Brussels.

 

Jeudi 20 juillet 2017

Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers

Ms Federica Mogherini in Zagreb, Croatia: meets Ms Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of Croatia; Mr Andrej Plenković, Prime Minister of Croatia; and representatives of Parliament Committees at the Parliament of Croatia.

Mr Andrus Ansip and Mr Tibor Navracsics receive Ms Julia Goldin, Global Chief Marketing Officer at the LEGO Group.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Sofia, Bulgaria (until 21/07): meets Mr Rumen Radev, President of Bulgaria; Mr Vladislav Goranov, Minister of Finance of Bulgaria; delivers a keynote address at the conference "Flexible EU budget and financial instruments in support to the construction sector", organised by Ms Iskra Mihaylova, Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Tallinn, Estonia (until 21/07): participates in the Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers; and meets Mr Nikolay Petrov, Minister for Healthcare of Bulgaria.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Tallinn, Estonia: delivers a closing keynote speech at the Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers; meets Ms Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment and Social Protection of Ireland; and Mr Alois Stöger, Minister for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection of Austria.

Mr Phil Hogan delivers opening remarks at the launch event of the European Crops Market Observatory, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics and Mr Carlos Moedas deliver speeches at the launch of the Bioeconomy Knowledge Centre, in Brussels

Ms Mariya Gabriel meets Mr Nikos Pappas, Minister for Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media of Greece, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel visits Euronews offices, in Brussels.

 

Vendredi 21 juillet 2017

Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers

President Jean-Claude Juncker attends the Te Deum on the occasion of the Belgian national day in the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Athens, Greece: holds a speech at the Parliament of Greece; meets Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulos, President of Greece; Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece; Mr Panos Kammenos, Minister for National Defence; and Mr Nikolaos Kotzias, Minister for Foreign Affairs.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Sofia, Bulgaria: meets Mr Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of Bulgaria; delivers a keynote address at the conference "Education Bulgaria 2030 – 21st Century Skills for Economic Growth: What Can We Achieve Together?", organised by Ms Eva Maydell, Member of the European Parliament; meets Mr Kiril Valchev, Minister for Education and Science of Bulgaria; participates in a debate at the Bulgarian National Assembly on the "Future of Europe"; and in a Citizens' Dialogue on the "Future of Europe", organised by the European Commission.

Mr Neven Mimica in Columbia (until 22/07): participates in the signing ceremony of the first EU-FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) programme; meets Mr Juan Manuel Santos, President of Columbia; and representatives of the FAO, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the International Peasants' Movement Via Campesina; and visits EU-funded projects in Bogota and Cartagena.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Tallinn, Estonia: participates in the Informal meeting of employment, social policy and health ministers; the Third Party of European Socialists (PES) Health Ministers' Network meeting; and meets Ms Annika Strandhäll, Minister for Social Security of Sweden.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: rencontre des représentants du Club Ivy des Présidents, Directeurs Généraux et Directeurs du secteur de la technologie; Mme Nathalie Loiseau, Ministre chargée des Affaires européennes de la république française; et M. Edouard Philippe, Premier Ministre de la république française.

Mr Phil Hogan in Dublin, Ireland: delivers a speech at an event marking the success of the IFFPG - Irish company responsible for recycling farm plastics.

 

Dimanche 23 juillet 2017

Ms Federica Mogherini in Kuwait: on official visit.

 

Prévisions du mois de juillet:

24/07 Economic and Financial Affairs Council

24-25/07 Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 15 au 16 juillet 2017:

Lucía CAUDET: +32 (0) 460 75 61 82

 

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

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

 

 

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