CALENDRIER du 25 avril au 1er mai 2016

(Susceptible de modifications en cours de semaine)

Déplacements et visites

Lundi 25 avril

Mr Frans Timmermans and Mr Neven Mimica receive Mr Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Ms Amal Al Qubaisi, President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Mounir Mahjoubi, President of The French Digital Council.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Rubin Ritter, Member of the Management Board of Zalando.

Mr Jyrki Katainen and Mr Johannes Hahn in Turkey: attend the High-Level Economic Dialogue.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič, Mr Günther Oettinger, Ms Cecilia Malmström, Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska, and Mr Carlos Moedas in Hannover, Germany: participate in the Hannover Messe – trade fair for industrial technology.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič at the Hannover Messe, in Hannover, Germany: gives a keynote speech on “Technology and Innovation: Key Drivers for the European Energy Union” at the forum “Life Needs Power”; participates in a panel discussion: “Energy Storage: Key for the European Energy Union?”; meets with Mr Stephan Weil, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony/Niedersachsen and Mr Stefan Wenzel, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of Lower Saxony/Niedersachsen; meets with Ms Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Deputy Secretary of Energy at the United States Department of Energy (DOE).

Ms Cecilia Malmström at the Hannover Messe, in Hannover, Germany: participates in a TTIP-panel with Mr Michael Froman, the U.S. Trade Representative at the “US Business Summit 2016”; takes part together with Mr Froman in a TTIP VIP-Lunch, organised by the US Chamber of Commerce and BDI and delivers a keynote speech at the 6th EU Policy Reception: “TTIP – What’s in it for Engineering?”, meets also Mr Bernd Lange, the chair of the EP Committee on International Trade; with Mr Stephan Weil, Prime Minister of Lower Saxony; with Mr Stefan Wenzel, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Mitigation of Lower Saxony; and with representatives of big and small European businesses and business associations.

Mr Neven Mimica participates in a high-level event on “Innovative Ways for Sustainable Nutrition, Food Security and Inclusive Agricultural Growth“, in Brussels.

Mr Neven Mimica receives Mr Gilbert Houngbo, Deputy Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Mr Karmenu Vella in Istanbul, Turkey: participates in the High-Level EU-Turkey Economic Dialogue; meets with Mr Michael B. Christides, Secretary General of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC); visits the EURASIA Tunnel Project.

Ms Marianne Thyssen participates ina High-Level Conference on Responsible Management of the Supply Chain in the Garment Sector, in Brussels.

Mr Pierre Moscovici in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey (until 26/04): participates in the EU-Turkey High-Level Economic Dialogue; and holds a series of bilateral meetings with Mr Şimşek, Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Bozkır, Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator Ambassador and with Mr Ağbal, Minister of Finance.

Mr Christos Stylianides in New York, the USA: gives a speech at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University on “Global Developments, Europe and the Challenges for the Humanitarian Community” and meets with academics, researchers and students.

Mr Jonathan Hill in Frankfurt, Germany: delivers a keynote speech at the Joint conference of the European Commission and the European Central Bank “Completing European financial integration: What next?”; meets with Mr Gabriel Bernardino, Chairman of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA).

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation of the United States of America.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska at the Hannover Messe, in Hannover, Germany: presents a report on the potential of ‘Big Data’ at the high-level conference “Digitising European Industry: Reaping the full benefits of the Digital Single Market”; participates in the seminar “Clusters in the EU and the USA: Opportunities for Collaboration and Growth”; meets with Mr Michael Froman, the U.S. Trade Representative, and with Ms Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister for Education and Research of Germany.

Ms Vĕra Jourová speaks at The European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN) Annual Conference “The needed Balances of EU Criminal Law: Past, Present and Future”, in Brussels.

Ms Vĕra Jourová meets with Mr Félix Braz, Minister of Justice of Luxembourg, and Mr Koen Geens, Minister of Justice of Belgium.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives representatives of the European Rights Network (JUSTICIA).

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary, at the INNOVEIT Forum “Joint the future of European innovation“: attends and delivers a keynote speech; meets award nominees of the European Institute of Innovation (EIT) CHANGE and VENTURE. He also attends the EIT Awards Celebration Dinner at the Museum of Applied Arts and hands out prizes to the winners.

 

Mardi 26 avril

President Jean-Claude Juncker hosts a working lunch meeting with Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Mr Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament.

Mr Frans Timmermans participates in and delivers the concluding remarks at the conference “European Muslims facing radicalisation and the challenge of de-radicalisation”, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini andMs Kristalina Georgieva receive Mr Jan Eliasson, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Didier Burkhalter, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva receives Ms Ana Palacio, former Foreign Affairs Minister of Spain, and Mr Martin Lorentzon, Chairman of the Board & Co-Founder of Spotify.

Ms Kristalina Georgieva participates in the event ‘The Schuman Report on Europe, State of the Union 2016′ organised by The Robert Schuman Foundation, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip delivers a keynote speech andMs Elżbieta Bieńkowska participatesin the event “Setting the Standards: 5G, the Internet of Things and Digital Growth in Europe”, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia:gives a keynote speech at 7th Central European Gas Congress.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives representatives of the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives representatives of the EU Independent Fiscal Institutions.

Mr Johannes Hahn and Mr Karmenu Vellain Turkey: participate in the High-Level Economic Dialogue.

Ms Cecilia Malmström participates in a Civil Society Dialogue (CSD) on the Post-Nairobi World Trade Organisation (WTO) agenda, in Brussels.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Poul Michelsen, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Faroe Islands.

Mr Neven Mimica in Senegal (until 29/04): participates in the Joint Cooperation Council between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Bucharest, Romania: gives a keynote speech at the ELEC Conference “How can the EU generate a virtuous circle in the Black Sea Region: the case of food and energy security”; meets with Mr Dacian Cioloş, Prime Minister, Mr Victor Vlad Grigorescu, Minister of Energy, and Ms Christiana Pașca Palmer, Minister of Environment, Waters and Forests of Romania.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Ms Gunvor G. Ericson, State Secretary for Climate and the Environment of Sweden.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Munich, Germany: addresses the Committee on Federal and European Affairs of the Bavarian Parliament; meets with Mr Horst Seehofer, Prime Minister of Bavaria; Ms Beate Merk, Minister for European and Regional Affairs. He also meets Mr Joachim Herrmann, Bavarian Minister of the Interior, for Building and Transport; and Ms Barbara Stamm, President of the Bavarian Parliament.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Ms Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of The Netherlands.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a keynote speech on Single Market Strategy at the Institute of European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel University, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska participatesin theevent “Setting the Standards: 5G, the Internet of Things and Digital Growth in Europe”, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics in Budapest, Hungary: in the framework of the European Semester.

Mr Carlos Moedas in Budapest, Hungary: takes part in the EIT Innovation Forum; meets with the EIT Award winners; meets EIT Governing Board members Mr Peter Olesen, Ms Elpida Keravnou Papailiou and Ms Jana Kolar. He also meets with Mr GyörgySimó, Managing Partner of Day OneCapital; with Mr Joerg Bauer, CEO of GE and with MrEndreAscsillán, Vice-President of General ElectricCEE.

Mercredi 27 avril

College meeting

European Parliament plenary session (until 28/04), in Brussels.

Mr Frans Timmermans attends the King’s Day (Koningsdag) Reception at the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union, in Brussels.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr David Usupashvili, Speaker of the Parliament of Georgia.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Martin Lorentzon, Co-founder and Chairman of Spotify.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Bratislava, Slovakia: participates along with MrJeppe Tranholm-Mikkelsen, Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union, in the joint meeting with the members of the Government of Slovakia.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Vitalijs Gavrilovs, President of the Employers’ Confederation of Latvia.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Mr Jānis Dūklavs, Minister of Agriculture of Latvia.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in China: on a bilateral visit to follow up on the EU-China High-Level Economic Dialogue.

Mr Neven Mimica in Senegal (until 29/04): participates in the Joint Cooperation Council between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Ilya Shestakov,Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Head of the Federal Agency for Fishery of Russia.

Mr Karmenu Vella participates in the debate “Ensuring the sustainability of Mediterranean fisheries” launching the “#MEDFISH4EVER, our Heritage, our Future” initiative, in Brussels.

Mr Karmenu Vella participates in a High-Level Ministerial Meeting with Mediterranean Fisheries Ministers, in Brussels.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis delivers a speech at a stakeholder event organised by the European Ombudsman on “Improving transparency in tobacco lobbying“, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Catania, Italy: attends the opening ceremony of the new premises of the European Regional Task Force (EURTF)together with Mr Angelino Alfano, Minister of the Interior of Italy and Mr Fabrice Leggeri, Executive Director of FRONTEX.

Mme Marianne Thyssen reçoit M. Philippe Richert, Président du conseil régional d’Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine et Président de l’Association des Régions de France.

Mr Christos Stylianides in Paris, France: meets with members of the European Affairs Committee of the French National Assembly.

Mr Jonathan Hill meets with Mr David Abraham, CEO of Channel 4 News, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc participates in the European Rail Summit, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr Rafał Modrzewski, CEO of Information Technology and Services (ICEYE).

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives Mr Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman of Investor AB and Mr Marcus Wallenberg, Chairman of SEB.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska delivers a speech at the event “Aerospace: A European success story-protecting highly-skilled jobs and investing in the future”, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr Philip Craven, President of the Paralympic Committee.

Mr Tibor Navracsics attends the inauguration ceremony of ‘the Europe China OBOR Culture and Tourism Development Committee’ and delivers a keynote speech at the China Culture Centre, in Brussels.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Ms Amal Al Qubaisi, President of the Federal National Council of the United Arab Emirates and Mr Antonio Lopez Isturiz, MEP.

 

Jeudi 28 avril

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the EU.

Mr Frans Timmermans speaks at the University of Utrecht Knowledge Session: Institutions for Open Societies Better Regulation and Legitimacy, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Gard Ueland, Chairman of Galileo Services.

Ms Cecilia Malmström inVilnius, Lithuania: participates in a Citizens’ Dialogue on TTIP; holds a series of bilateral meetings including with Ms Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of Lithuania; Mr Algirdas Butkevičius, Prime Minister; Mr Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs; and with Ms Loreta Graužinienė, Speaker of the Seimas.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: gives a keynote speech at the event of Club Español de la Energía on electricity and gas interconnections; participates in a debate on the future of the European investments and gives a keynote speech on post-COP21 at the University IE – Instituto de Empresa.

Mr Neven Mimica in Senegal (until 29/04): participates in the Joint Cooperation Council between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard of Canada.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Per Sandberg, Minister of Fisheries of Norway.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of Iceland.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Parma, Italy: participates in a management board meeting of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Ms Marianne Thyssen receives a delegation of Caritas International.

M. Pierre Moscovici et M. Phil Hogan reçoivent M. Philippe Richert, Président du conseil régional d’Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine et Président de l’Association des Régions de France.

Mr Christos Stylianides in Paris, France: meets with members of several Committees of the French Senate.

Mr Phil Hogan receivesMr Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of Iceland.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the EU.

Mr Tibor Navracsics holds a face to face debate with young people within the 1 million outreach initiative, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr László Baranyay, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank.

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives representatives of LinKS.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Adélio Mendes, Professor at the University of Porto.

 

Vendredi 29 avril

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives the Presidents of EU’s Outermost Regions.

Mr Andrus Ansip in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan: takes part in the G7 ICT Multi-Stakeholders’ Conference and participates in ministerial meetings.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Olli Rehn, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Steven Ciobo, Minister for Trade and Investment of Australia.

Mr Neven Mimica in Senegal: participates in the Joint Cooperation Council between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific countries.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Malta: delivers a speech on “The Blue Ocean Economy – A Shared Heritage, A Common Future” at the Mediterranean Leadership Summit; attends the LIFE Migrate Project closing event.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis participates in the “International Workshop on Botanicals”, in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Prague, the Czech Republic: gives a keynote speech at the National Convention on the Social Dimension of the EU Integration. She meets with Mr Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic; Mr Jaroslav Doubrava, and Mr Antonín Maštalíř, Vice-Chairs of the EU Committee of the Czech Senate; meets with Mr Ondřej Benešíkand Mr Josef Šenfeld, Vice-Chairs of the EU Committee of the Czech Chamber of Deputies. She also meets with Ms Michaela Marksová-Tominová, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris, France: rencontre M. Pierre-René Lemas, Directeur général du groupe Caisse des Dépôts.

Mr Phil Hogan in Limerick, Ireland: addresses the Access to Finance Business Seminar.

Ms Vĕra Jourová in Bratislava, Slovakia: meets with Ms Lucia Žitňanská, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice; Mr Ján Richter, Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Family; Ms Jana Dubovcová, Public Defender of Rights of the Slovak Republic; Mr József Ravasz, Plenipotentiary of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Roma Communities; meets with representatives of Slovak NGOs.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries of Canada.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Nicolas Dufourcq, CEO of Bpifrance, French Business Bank.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in the Signature ceremony of the Association Agreement with Georgia to Horizon 2020 (the EU’s Framework Programme for Research and Innovation), in Brussels.

Samedi 30 avril

Mr Andrus Ansip in Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan: takes part in the G7 ICT Minister’s Meeting.

Dimanche 1er mai

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Kitakyushu, Japan (01-03/05): attends the G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Vilnius, Lithuania: participates in the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party Congress.

 

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.

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