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European Commission - Commissioners' weekly activities

CALENDRIER du 10 septembre au 16 septembre 2018

Brussels, 7 September 2018

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 10 septembre 2018

10-13/09 European Parliament Plenary Session in Strasbourg

10/11-09 Informal meeting of health ministers, in Vienna, Austria

President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, France (until 12/09): receives the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament.

Mr Frans Timmermans in Strasbourg, France (until 12/09): receives Mr Josep Borrell, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone and Mr Nick Read, Group Chief Executive-Designate.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Portugal: meets Mr António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal; participates in a dialogue with the participants of the Model European Union (MEU) in the Parliament of Portugal.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Vittorio Colao, CEO of Vodafone.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Robert Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Luis Planas, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Spain.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Strasbourg, France: receives Mr Josep Borrell, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Luis Planas, Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Spain.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Miroslav Toman, Minister for Agriculture of the Czech Republic.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Vienna, Austria: visits the St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute; participates in the Informal meeting of health ministers; and meets Ms Carmen Montón, Minister for Health, Consumption and Social Welfare of Spain.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: rencontre M. Éric Lombard, Directeur-général du Groupe Caisse des Dépôts.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of Poland.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Miroslav Toman, Minister for Agriculture of the Czech Republic.

Ms Violeta Bulc in Bled, Slovenia: participates in the Bled Strategic Forum, in the "State of the World" panel.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska attends the celebration of the 27th Anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine, Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová in Strasbourg, France:delivers a speech at a European Consumer Centre France event on the occasion of 25 years of Franco-German cooperation; and meets Ms Katarina Barley, Minister for Justice and Consumer Protection of Germany.

Ms Margrethe Vestager delivers a speech "Getting the best out of technology" at the Centre for European Policy Studies breakfast event, in Brussels.

 

Mardi 11 septembre 2018

College meeting

European Parliament Plenary Session in Strasbourg

Informal meeting of health ministers, in Vienna, Austria

President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, France: participates in a debate on the future of Europe in the Plenary of the European Parliament with Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece.

Mr Frans Timmermans in Strasbourg, France: meets Ms Marijke van Hees, Chair of the Dutch Advisory Board on Regulatory Burden.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Strasbourg, France: delivers speeches in EP Plenary on autonomous weapons systems; on the state of EU-US relations; on the emergency situation in Libya and the Mediterranean; on the threat of demolition of Khan al-Ahmar and other Bedouin villages; and on State of EU-China relations; and receives Mr Michel Aoun, President of Lebanon.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Vienna, Austria: participates in the Informal meeting of EU health ministers; meets Mr James O'Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health of the United Kingdom; and Ms Sorina Pintea, Minister for Health of Romania.

Mr Phil Hogan in Strasbourg, France: presents the Protected Geographical Indication certificate for "Choucroute d'Alsace".

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Strasbourg, France: participates in Media Policy Breakfast on the Copyright proposal at the European Parliament; and delivers a speech at the dinner concert organised by Friends of Music.

 

Mercredi 12 septembre 2018

European Parliament Plenary Session in Strasbourg

President Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasbourg, France:delivers his State of the Union Address in the European Parliament.

Mr Günther H. Oettinger in Strasbourg, France:meets members of the Finance Committee of the Parliament of Finland.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in San Francisco, the United States (until 14/09): participates in the Global Climate Action Summit.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Strasbourg, France: attends the Opening of the Trilogue on Work Life Balance.

M. Pierre Moscovici en France (jusqu'au 13/09): à Strasbourg: rencontre les membres de la commission des finances du Parlement finlandais;à Paris: participe à la conférence de rentrée de la Conférence Olivaint à l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Vienna, Austria: delivers a keynote speech and hands over the Wittgenstein Award at the Wittgenstein Prize Ceremony Dinner.

 

Jeudi 13 septembre 2018

European Parliament Plenary Session in Strasbourg

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Ms Jane Holl Lute, United Nations Special Envoy on Cyprus.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Skopje, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: on official visit.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis in Kiev, Ukraine (until 14/09): takes part in the signing ceremony of the Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) programme; meets Mr Volodymyr Groysman, Prime Minister of Ukraine; Ms Oksana Markarova, Acting Minister of Finance of Ukraine; and participates in a panel organised by the Yalta European Strategy forum.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce of the United States.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives members of the Finance Committee of the Finnish Parliament.

Mr Günther H. Oettinger in Rome, Italy: meets Mr Luigi Di Maio, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Labour and Economic Development of Italy; Mr Paolo Savona, Minister for European Affairs; and Mr Enzo Moavero Milanesi, Minister for Foreign Affairs; visits the Italian Parliament and speaks with Mr Roberto Fico, President of the Chamber of Deputies; and participates in a hearing with the European Affairs and Budget Committees of the Chamber of Deputies and the Italian Senate.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Mar del Plata, Argentina (until 14/09): participates in the G20 Trade Ministerial Meeting.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Denis Mukwege, Founder of the Panzi Hospital foundation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Juan Pablo de Laiglesia, State Secretary for International Cooperation and for Ibero-America and the Caribbean of Spain.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in San Francisco, the United States: participates in the Global Climate Action Summit.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives representatives of the European soft drinks industry (UNESDA).

Mr Karmenu Vella delivers a speech at the European Farmers (Copa) and European Agri-Cooperatives (Cogeca) Praesidia meeting, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Vienna, Austria (until 14/09): participates in the Security and Migration – Promoting Partnership and Resilience conference organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: participe à la conférence annuelle du Master affaires européennes de l'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris à la Représentation de la Commission européenne.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Dominic Crowley, President of VOICE.

Mr Phil Hogan in Bucharest, Romania: meets Ms Viorica Dăncilă, Prime Minister of Romania; meets Mr Petre Daea, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of Romania; delivers a speech at the Romanian Parliament; and meets stakeholders.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Riga, Latvia: takes part in the Single Market Forum.

Ms Věra Jourová in Prague, the Czech Republic: delivers a speech at the high-level conference "Future of the Transatlantic Bond".

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Verona, Italy: participates in and delivers a speech at the "Tocati a Shared Heritage 2018 - International Festival of Traditional Sport and Games".

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Ljubljana, Slovenia: holds a Citizens' dialogue at the 'Promotion of Active Citizenship of Young People for Increased Employment' conference, organised by the Slovenian Government and Trade Union Youth Plus.

Ms Corina Creţu in Petroșani, Romania: participates in and delivers a speech at the high-level conference "Romanian coal regions in energy transition".

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Athens, Greece: meets Mr Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece; Mr Eucleid Tsakalotos, Minister for Finance of Greece; Mr Giannis Dragasakis, Vice-President of the Greek Government and Minister for the Economy; Mr Stergios Pitsiorlas, Alternate Minister of Economy and Development; Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis, President of New Democracy political party; Mr Dimitrios Kyritsakis, President of the Hellenic Competition Commission and Ms Dionisia Xirokosta, Director-General; and addresses members of the Greek Parliament.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Austria: participates in a discussion with Mr Heinz Fassman, Minister for Education, Science and Research of Austria at the 4th International Conference on Research Infrastructure; and delivers a keynote speech at the opening of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)'s FORUM 2018, in Vienna.

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Strasbourg, France: participates in the first trilogue negotiation on the Cybersecurity Act, at the European Parliament.

 

Vendredi 14 septembre 2018

Informal meeting of (Development)

Ms Federica Mogherini chairs and Mr Neven Mimica and Mr Christos Stylianides participate in the Informal meeting of foreign affairs ministers on development cooperation, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Staffan de Mistura, Uinted Nations Special Envoy for Syria.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce of the United States.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Michał Kurtyka, Secretary of State in the Ministry of Energy in Poland and Plenipotentiary for the Presidency of the Conference of the Parties (COP) 24 Summit.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Mate Rimac, founder of Rimac Automobili electric cars manufacturer.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Stanislas de Gramont, President of the European soft drinks industry (UNESDA).

Mr Johannes Hahn in Casablanca, Morocco: on official visit.

Ms Cecilia Malmström in Mar del Plata, Argentina: participates in the G20 Trade Ministerial Meeting.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in San Francisco, the United States: participates in the Global Climate Action Summit.

Mr Karmenu Vella delivers a speech at the annual Seminar on Fisheries Science, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos and Mr Julian King in Vienna, Austria: participate in the Security and Migration – Promoting Partnership and Resilience conference organised by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Ms Marianne Thyssen attends the opening of the first meeting of the High-Level Group on Pensions, in Brussels.

Mr Phil Hogan and Ms Corina Crețu in Cluj-Napoca, Romania: participate in a Citizens' dialogueon "A modern budget for a stronger Union" together with Mr Petre Daea, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development of Romania.

Ms Věra Jourová in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic: attends the meeting of the Committee on Social Policy of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament; delivers a speech at the NATO Days Event in Ostrava.

Ms Corina Creţu in Cluj-Napoca, Romania: visits an EU- funded project “DA Cattle Farm”.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Nicosia, Cyprus: meets Mr Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus; Mr George Lakkotrypis, Minister for Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus; and Mr Harris Georgiades, Minister for Finance; and Ms Loukia Christodoulou, Chairperson of the Cyprus Commission for the Protection of Competition.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Ambroise Fayolle, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Mr Carlos Moedas delivers a keynote speech at the opening of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) Academic Year of Conferences, Brussels.

Ms Mariya Gabriel in Bulgaria: delivers an opening speech at a ceremony for the inauguration of a renovated computer hall of the computer school ‘Vale' in Haskovo; and delivers a speech on the Digital Single Market strategy at the #DigiSME event in Sofia.

 

Samedi 15 septembre 2018

Ms Corina Creţu in Turda and Alba Iulia, Romania: meets Mr Cristian Octavian Matei, Mayor of the municipality of Turda; visits the EU-funded projects “Salina Turda” and “Alba Carolina”; meets Mr Mircea Hava, Mayor of Alba Iulia, Mr Dănuț-Emil Hălălai, Prefect of Alba County, Mr Ion Dumitrel, President of Alba County Council and Member of the Committee of the Regions (CoR), Mr Nicolaie Moldovan, City Manager of Alba Iulia.

Ms Margrethe Vestager in Nyborg Strand, Denmark: delivers a keynote speech at the yearly meeting of the Danish Social Liberal party.

 

Prévisons du mois de septembre:

17-18/09 Informal meeting of energy ministers, Linz, Austria

18/09 General Affairs Council                

20/09 Informal meeting of heads of state or government, Salzburg, Austria

23-25/09 Informal meeting of agriculture ministers, Vienna, Austria

27-28/09 Competitiveness Council

 

Permanence DG COMM le WE du 08 au 09 septembre 2018:

Carlos MARTIN RUIZ DE GORDEJUELA: +32 (0) 460 79 17 16

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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