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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 04 décembre au 10 décembre 2017

Brussels, 1 December 2017

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 04 décembre 2017

Eurogroup, in Brussels

04-05/12 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE), in Brussels

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Ms Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom for a working lunch.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Gianni Pittella, President of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Ditmir Bushati, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Albania.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Ms Chrystia Freeland, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Canada.

Ms Federica Mogherini co-chairs theEU-Canada Joint Ministerial Committee.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Jorma Malinen, Chairman of Trade Union Pro, Mr Samu Salo, Chariman of the Union of Professional Engineers in Finland; and Mr Heikki Kauppi, Executive Director at TEK Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland.

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends the meeting of Eurogroup ministers of the European People's Party.

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends the meeting of the Presidency of the European People's Party.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Ms Ursula von der Leyen, Minister for Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Mr Johannes Hahn in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: on official visit.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Wilfred Peter Elrington, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Belize.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Vinicio Cerezo, Secretary General of the Central American Integration System (SICA).

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Pim Van Ballekom, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete delivers a keynote speech at the ITER (International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor) Industry Day on "The way to clean energy from fusion: future technology, today's jobs", in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Tarek El-Molla, Minister for Petroleumand Mineral Resources of Egypt.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos receives Mr Ditmir Bushati, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Albania.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives the Board of Directors of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA).

Mr Phil Hogan in Dublin, Ireland: delivers a speech at the Food Wise 2025 Conference.

Ms Violeta Bulc delivers a keynote speech at the Connected Transport Summit 2017 , in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a speech at the European Defence Industry Summit, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Ms Christiane Wendehorst, President of the European Law Institute.

Ms Corina Creţu is in Coimbra, Portugal: visits the areas affected by the fires in Centro region; meets representatives of local authorities; and Mr Luís Capoulas Santos, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development of Portugal.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr John Pecman, Commissioner for Competition of Canada.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Finance of Ireland.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Madrid, Spain: presents the Prima initiative - Innovation and Research in the Mediterranean area at the Ministry for Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.

Mr Julian King in Munich, Germany: attends the Munich Strategy Forum.

Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Mr Ismir Jusko, Minister for Communication and Transport of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Mardi 05 décembre 2017

Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE), in Brussels

Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), in Brussels

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Peter Altmaier, Chief of Staff of the German Chancellery and Acting Minister of Finance of Germany.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance of France.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania.

Mr Frans Timmermans delivers a keynote speech at the GLOBE EU High-Level lunch, at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Mario Ohoven, President of the European Entrepreneurs organisation (CEA-PME), accompanied by a Delegation of European Entrepreneurs.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Rex Tillerson Secretary of State of the United States; and chairs an informal lunch of EU Ministers for Foreign Affairs in attendance of Mr Rex Tillerson, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini delivers the opening remarks at the 19th EU-NGO Human Rights Forum “Human Rights under threat: exploring new approaches in a challenging global context", in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania.

Ms Federica Mogherini participates in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) Foreign Ministers' Meeting, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip andMs Mariya Gabriel receive high-level representatives of several Member States for a meeting on cybersecurity.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Helsinki, Finland (until 06/12): meets Mr Mika Ihamuotila, Executive Chairman of Marimekko; attends a celebratory plenary session at the Parliament of Finland; delivers a keynote speech at the Future of Europe Youth Convention, organised by Finnish Youth Cooperation organisation Allianssi; meets Mr Ilkka Suominen, honorary Chairman of the National Coalition Party; and attends the Independence Day reception of the National Coalition Party. 

Ms Cecilia Malmströmparticipates in the opening session and in a plenary panel at the EU Trade Policy Day,in Brussels.

Mr Neven Mimica participates in the launch of the event on the flagship EU-funded project "Bridging the Gap II – Inclusive Policies and Services for Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities", in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Ben Voorhorst, President of the Assembly of ENTSO-E.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete deliversa keynote speech at the ENTSO-E Annual Conference on "The Energy Union in 2030", in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister for Energy; and Mr Michał Kurtyka, Vice-Minister for Energy of Poland.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Claudio Descalzi, CEO of Eni.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Nairobi, Kenya (until 06/12): at the 3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly: attends the opening plenary; delivers an opening speech at the Side Event: The Role of a Circular Economy in the transition: Towards pollution-Free Planet, and attends the Multi-Stakeholder Dialogue; meets Mr Li Ganjie, Minister for Environmental Protection of China; and Mr Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change of India.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Milan, Italy: participates in the 8th International Forum on Food and Nutrition.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos participates in the "EU-Africa: Strengthening a sustainable partnership" event, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos receives Mr Carl Hollister, Supreme President of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA).

Ms Marianne Thyssen chairs the Access City Award 2018, closing the European Day of Persons with Disabilities, in Brussels.

M. Pierre Moscovici prononce un discours lors de la conférence "Building an EU Tax system" organisée par la Féderation des Conseillers Fiscals, à Bruxelles.

M. Pierre Moscovici rencontre des étudiants-stagiaires de l'Université du transport aérien lancée par la Direction générale de l'aviation civile (DGAC) et l'Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC), à Bruxelles.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Zoran Đorđević, Minister for Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs of Serbia.

Mr Christos Stylianides delivers a keynote speech at a seminar organised by the French National School of Administration, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan participates in the 46th Session of the International Grains Council (IGC), in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan receives a delegation from the Oireachtas (Irish National Parliament) Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Gianni Fava, Regional Minister for Agriculture of Lombardy, Italy.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister for Energy; and Mr Michał Kurtyka, Vice-Minister for Energy of Poland.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives car industry representatives.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr Andres Jaadla, Member of Rakvere City Council and Member of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Rapporteur on Space Strategy for Europe.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a keynote speech at the 4th Meeting of the EU High Level Group on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Other Forms of Intolerance, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics delivers concluding remarks at Erasmus+ Sport Cluster event on “Encouraging participation in Sport and Physical activities", in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics participates and delivers a speech at a reception organised by the Chinese Mission to the EU on the occasion of the assumption of office of Mr Zhang Ming, Head of the Mission of the People's Republic of China to the European Union, in Brussels.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Krzysztof Tchórzewski, Minister for Energy of Poland.

Ms Margrethe Vestager delivers a keynote speech on the role of EU competition policy and women leadership during a breakfast meeting hosted by the European Network for Women in Leadership in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Richard Hatchett, ‎CEO of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI).

Mr Julian King in Berlin, Germany: meets Mr Thomas De Maizière, Federal Minister for the Interior of Germany; and Mr Hans-Georg Maaßen, President of the Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz (BfV) of Germany; and attends the Berlin Policy Forum.

Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Mr José María Álvarez-Pallete López, Chairman and CEO of Telefonica.

Ms Mariya Gabriel receives local representatives of Sevlievo municipality.

Mrs Mariya Gabriel receives Ms Chen Lifang, President of the Public Affairs and Communications Department at Huawei.

Mrs Mariya Gabriel receives Ms Antonyia Parvanova, Board Member of theGeneral Board of Women in Leadership (WIL)

Mrs Mariya Gabriel receives Mr Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, President of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ).

Mrs Mariya Gabriel delivers a speech and awards a prize at the European Bee Award, at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

 

Mercredi 06 décembre 2017

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

President Jean-Claude Juncker holds a joint press point with Mr Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers a presentation at the First DecarbHeat Platform meeting with CEOs who signed the DecarbHeat Industry Pledge, in Brussels.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Jānis Reirs, Minister for Welfare of Latvia.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Helsinki, Finland: attends the National Coalition Party Helsinki district's Independence Day celebration; and the Independence Day Reception of the President of the Republic.

Mr Johannes Hahn receives Mr Zoran Zaev, Prime Minister of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Ms Cecilia Malmström meets representatives of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Employers' Group Bureau, in Brussels.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Nairobi, Kenya: attends the 3rd Session of the United Nations Environment Assembly and delivers a speech at the EU Ministerial breakfast on Environment and Health, co-hosted by the Estonian Presidency.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in the closing meeting of the European Patients Forum (EPF) Access Campaign, in Brussels. 

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) Plenary session; and discusses the implementation of food-related Sustainable Development Goals, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos receives Mr Fatmir Xhafaj, Minister for the Interior of Albania.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos hosts the EU Internet Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen and Mr Christos Stylianides deliver speeches at the Plenary of the 4th European Parliament of Persons with Disabilities (EPPD), in Brussels.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Eduardo Cabrita, Minister for Internal Administration of Portugal.

Mr Phil Hogan and Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska participate in the High Level Forum for a Better Functioning Food Supply Chain, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a speech at the International Association for Soaps, Detergents and Maintenance Products'(A.I.S.E.) Cleaning and Hygiene Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a keynote speech at the Fundamental Rights Agency's Conference entitled "Reality Bites: Experiences of Immigrants and Minorities in the EU", in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Milan, Italy (until 07/12): participates and delivers a speech at the launch of the special edition of the annual review Cartaditalia dedicated to the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.

Ms Corina Creţu receives Mr Gheorghe Șimon, Minister for the Economy of Romania.

Mr Julian King delivers the closing remarks at the EU Internet Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Ms Lilyana Pavlova, Minister for the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

 

Jeudi 07 décembre 2017

07-08/12 Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA), in Brussels

07-08/12 Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), in Brussels

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives a group of representatives of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) including Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro, President of the CPMR and of the Regional Government of the Azores; Mr Enrico Rossi, President of the Region of Tuscany, Mr Loïg Chesnais-Girard, President of the Regional Council of Brittany; Mr Erik Bergkvist, President of the Region of Västerbotten and Mr Thomas Lenz, Secretary of State in the Regional Government of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives a group of students of the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE).

President Jean-Claude Juncker presents medals awarded to European Commission officials for 20 years of service, in Brussels.

Mr Frans Timmermans attends the General Assembly of the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME), in Brussels.

Mr Frans Timmermans in Maastricht, The Netherlands: attends the closing event of "Europe Calling Festival".

Mr Frans Timmermans meets Mr Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister for Justice and Security of The Netherlands.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Paris, France: participates in a round table organised by Ms Sabine Thillaye, Chair of the European Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly in the presence of Mr François de Rugy, President of the French Assembly and Ms Nathalie Loiseau, Minister in charge of European Affairs; meets Ms Françoise Nyssen, Minister for Culture; and delivers a speech at the launch of the European Start-up Prize for Mobility in the presence of Ms Élisabeth Borne, Minister with responsibility for Transport of France.

Mr Jyrki Katainen attends the welcome reception of the EU-Turkey High Level Economic Dialogue and EU-Turkey Business Dialogue, in Brussels

Mr Johannes Hahn in Sofia, Bulgaria: participates at the conference 'World Bank – Bulgaria: Celebrating 25+ Years of Partnership'.

Mr Neven Mimica in Croatia (until 08/12): addresses a keynote speech at the "Future of Peace" international conference; and presents the Commission Work Programme 2018 to the Parliament of Croatia.

Mr Karmenu Vella in China (until 08/12): meets Mr Yu Kangzhen, Vice-Minister for Agriculture of China; and Mr Zhang Jianlong, Administrator of State Forestry Administration of China (SFA).

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis meets with a group of bloggers and vloggers from Poland, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives of Food Bank Belgium.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives representatives of Global Sepsis Alliance.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis meets a group of Members of the French Senate, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Mr Zhang Ming, Head of the Mission of the People's Republic of China to the European Union.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets Mr Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Capacities of Hungary, in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen meets Mr Wouter Koolmees, Minister of Social Affairs and Employment of the Netherlands, in Brussels.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: participe à la "Conférence de Paris – Repenser la Mondialisation" organisée par Le Forum Economique International des Amériques; et rencontre M. José Angel Gurría, Secrétaire général de l' Organisation de Coopération et de Développement Économiques (OCDE).

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Michael Ring, Minister for Rural and Community Development of Ireland.

Mr Phil Hogan delivers a keynote speech at the Bio-Based Industries (BBI) Joint Understanding Stakeholder Forum, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc in Vienna, Austria: delivers a keynote speech at the 4th EU Rail Freight Days; and participates in a Citizens' dialogue.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Ms Katrin Suder, State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defence State of Germany.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers the open speech "Joining Forces in Public Procurement to Power Investment" at the High-Level Conference on Transparency and Integrity, Professionalisation and Large Infrastructures, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Mike Cherry, National Chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Ferdinand Grapperhaus, Minister of Justice and Security of the Netherlands.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Milan, Italy: participates and delivers a speech at the European Culture Forum; and delivers a speech at the official launch of the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at the FT-EIB Global Investment Forum: "Innovation, Digitalisation and Social Inclusion - corner stones of EU's economic policy", Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at the "Embedding digital into societal challenges", research conference organised by the Estonian Presidency, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel delivers a speech at the CEF Building Blocks Conference, in Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel delivers a speech at the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Conference, in Brussels.

 

Vendredi 08 décembre 2017

Justice and Home Affairs Council (JHA), in Brussels

Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council (EPSCO), in Brussels

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs the EU-Ukraine Association Council.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Ayman Al Safadi, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan.

Mr Andrus Ansip meets Mr Sander Dekker, Minister for Legal Protection of the Netherlands.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Volodymyr Groysman, Prime minister of Ukraine.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Volodymyr Groysman, Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Mr Jyrki Katainen participates in the EU-Turkey High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) and EU-Turkey Business Dialogue, in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström participates in an EU-Turkey High-level Economic Dialogue (HLED), in Brussels.

Mr Neven Mimica in Osijek, Croatia: participates in a Citizens' dialogue.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Shenzhen, China: delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of China-EU Blue Industry Cooperation Forum; a speech at the closing ceremony of EU-China Blue Year; and meets Mr Wang Hong, Head of State Oceanic Administration of China.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in a meeting of health ministers from the Party of European Socialists.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis meets Mr Bruno Bruins, Minister for Medical Care of the Netherlands, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis meets Mr Kiril Ananiev, Minister for Health of Bulgaria, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Ms Annika Saarikko, Minister for Family Affairs and Social Services of Finland.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Mr James O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom.

Ms Marianne Thyssen receives Ms Véronique Willems, Secretary General of the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME).

M. Pierre Moscovici participe au dialogue économique à haut niveau entre l'Union européenne et la Turquie avec M. Mehmet Şimşek, Vice-Premier Ministre de la Turquie, à Bruxelles.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Ms Amanda Sloat, Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Centre on the United States and Europe at Brookings.

Mr Christos Stylianides delivers opening remarks at "Iran's role as host-country for millions of displaced Afghans" event, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc in Ljubljana, Slovenia: speaks to the parliamentary committee for EU affairs of the Slovenian National Assembly.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Sébastien Candel, President of the French Academy of Sciences, Mr Jörg Hacker, President of the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina – National Academy of Sciences, and Mr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, President of the The Royal Society - independent scientific academy of the UK.

Mr Julian King receives Mr Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office.

 

Dimanche 10 décembre 2017

Ms Cecilia Malmström and Mr Phil Hogan in Buenos Aires, Argentina (until 13/12): participate in the 11th World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Stockholm, Sweden (until 11/12): attends the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.

 

Prévisions du mois de décembre:

11/12 Foreign Affairs Council (FAC), in Brussels.

11-12/12 Agriculture and Fisheries Council (AGRIFISH), in Brussels.

11-14/12 European Parliament plenary session, in Strasbourg.

12/12 General Affairs Council (GAC), in Brussels.

12/12 General Affairs Council (Art. 50), in Brussels

14-15/12 European Council, in Brussels.

18/12 Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (TTE), in Brussels.

19/12 Environment Council (ENVI), in Brussels.

 

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 02 au 03 décembre 2017:

Lucia CAUDET: +32 (0) 460 75 61 82

 

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

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