CALENDRIER du 06 février au 12 février 2017

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CALENDRIER du 06 février au 12 février 2017


Author: European Commission.


The following press release was issued by the European Commission on .

Déplacements et visites

 

Lundi 06 février 2017

Foreign Affairs Council

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Bernard Cazeneuve, Prime Minister of France, for a working lunch followed by a joint press statement.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Linas Linkevičius, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.

Mr Frans Timmermans receivesMr Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Davor Ivo Stier, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Igor Crnadak, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Mr Andrus Ansip participates in a Fireside chat at the Startup Europe Week 2017, in Brussels.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives a delegation of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

MrMaroš Šefčovičreceives Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan.                                                

Mr Maroš Šefčovič exchanges views with CEOs of leading wind energy companies, on the Clean Energy Package, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers a keynote speech at WindEurope event, launching a new digital platform to visualize wind energy generation across the EU, in Brussels.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives Ms Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Berlin, Germany (until 07/02): meets Ms Ingrid Arndt-Brauer, Chairwoman of the Committee for Financial Affairs of the German Bundestag; and other members of the German Bundestag; participates in a working dinner with social partners.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Ms Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Hans-Peter Meister, Founder and CEO of IFOK GmbH.

Ms Cecilia Malmström delivers a speech at an event organised by BusinessEurope, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, and the EU-China Business Association (EUCBA) on “China’s Reform Agenda: What’s Next for European Companies?“, in Brussels.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Janez Potočnik, former European Commissioner and current Co-Chair of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) International Resource Panel.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Pablo Zalba Bidegain, Chairman of the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO).

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Alberto Nadal Belda, State Secretary for the Budget and Expenditure of Spain.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Mr Simon Harris, Minister for Health of Ireland.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis receives Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis and Mr Carlos Moedas in Leuven, Belgium: attend the award ceremony of the “Horizon Prize – Better Use of Antibiotics” and “The EU Health Awards for NGO’s fighting Antimicrobial Resistance“; meet Mr Herman Goossens, Director of the Department of Clinical Pathology of the University Hospital of Antwerp.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Leuven, Belgium: participates in a working dinner of the European Commission’s Scientific Panel for Health (SPH).

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris : rencontre M. François Hollande, Président de la République française; rencontre M. Gérard Coulon,Conseiller économique, social et environnemental et une délégation du Conseil économique, social et environnemental de Bourgogne; s’adresse aux étudiants du Collège des Ingénieurs; prononce un discours lors d’un évènement organisé par le réseau “ARGO – PARIS HELLENIC NETWORK”.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Ms Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Simon Harris, Minister for Health of Ireland.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Piaseczno,Poland: meets Ms Irena Eris, CEO of “Dr. Irena Eris Cosmetics”; and visits cosmetic laboratories of the brand.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Matthias Müller, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr Renaud Dehousse, President and Secretary General of European University Institute.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr Paolo Petiziol, President of the Associazione Culturale Mitteleuropa.

Mr Julian King receives Mr Thomas Oppermann, Chairman of the SPD Parliamentary Group in the German Bundestag, in Brussels.

 

Mardi 07 février 2017

General Affairs Council

President Jean-Claude Juncker meets Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, for a working lunch.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Igor Dodon, President of Moldova.

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Claudio Costamagna, Chairman of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Stephan Weil, Minister President of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Ms Federica Mogherini receives Mr Igor Dodon, President of the Republic of Moldova.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Indrek Saar, Minister for Culture of Estonia.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Philip Marnick, Chair of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers a keynote speech at the high-level seminarBuilding a smart Europe” co-hosted by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Xavier Bertrand, President of the Regional Council of Hauts-de-France.         

Mr Maroš Šefčovič participates in the 10th Anniversary celebration of the European Railway Award, in Brussels.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers a keynote speech at the 15th Annual European Financial Services Conference, in Brussels.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives a group of “Team Europe Study Visit” participants from Latvia.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis delivers a keynote speech at a debate on “EU prudential regulation: balancing growth orientation, the green investment agenda and stability” organised by the Long Term Investment Intergroup, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen in Berlin, Germany (06-07/02): meets Mr Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance of Germany; Ms Brigitte Zypries, Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany; participates in a working lunch with Minister Zypries and the High-Level Group of the Future of Industry Alliance; delivers a keynote speech at the International Industry Conference on Global Challenges for Europe; meets Mr Dieter Kempf, President of the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Alexander Mora, Minister for Foreign Trade of Costa Rica.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice-President and Head of International Affairs of the US Chamber of Commerce, and Ms Marjorie Chorlins, Vice-President for European Affairs of the US Chamber of Commerce.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Alexandre de Juniac, Director-General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives members of the Cleaner Car Coalition.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr José María Roldán, Chairman and CEO of the Spanish Banking Association AEB and Ms Rocío Sánchez Barrios, Public Policy Director of AEB.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Ms Uxue Barkos Berruezo, President of the Regional Government of Navarra, Spain.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Ms Maria Damanaki, Global Managing Director for Oceans at The Nature Conservancy.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Ms Marianne Thyssen participates in “Tackling youth employability through innovative projects” conference, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in Brussels.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in De Warande, Belgium: delivers a keynote speech in front of the Network of and for Inspirational Entrepreneurial Women “Ex[e]ctly for Women”.

Ms Marianne Thyssen delivers a keynote speech on the European Pillar of Social Rights at the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) Board meeting, in Brussels.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Henri Poupart-Lafarge, Président et PDG d’Alstom.

Mr Phil Hogan receives a delegation from the Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Union Affairs of Ireland.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Reimund Neugebauer, President of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

Mr Phil Hogan delivers a speech at the “Global Food Forum – Parliament Event“, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Marek Gróbarczyk, Minister for the Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways of Poland.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska in Munich, Germany: meets Mr Klaus Dittrich, Chairman and CEO of Messe München GmbH; and Mr Luca Businaro, President of the Federation of European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI); and visits the International main exhibition for sport business (ISPO) fair.

Ms Vĕra Jourová receives Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Ms Vĕra Jourová meets Ms Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, Chairwoman of the French National Commission on Informatics and Liberty (CNIL) and Chairwoman of the European Commission’s Article 29 Data Protection Working Party, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr Indrek Saar, Minister for Culture of Estonia.

Ms Corina Creţu in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: meets Mr NilsUšakovs, Mayor of Riga; participates in a roundtable on “How to Strengthen the Integration of Migrants in Cities?”; and meets Mr Eberhard van der Laan, Mayor of Amsterdam.

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Ms Karin Sipido, Head of Experimental Cardiology at the KU Leuven University, Chair of the European Commission’s Scientific Panel for Health (SPH).  

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Julio Celis, Member of the European Commission’s Research, Innovation and Science Policy Experts (RISE) High Level Expert Group. 

Mr Carlos Moedas receives Mr Karel Lannoo, CEO of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in a meeting of the High Level Group on Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness (i24C), in Brussels.  

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in a working dinner of the High Level Group on Maximising the Impact of EU Research and Innovation Programmes chaired by Mr Pascal Lamy, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King receives Mr Winfried Kretschmann, Minister President of Baden-Württemberg; and the Members of the Government of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Mr Julian King receives Mr Michael Rake, Chairman of BT Group.

Mr Julian King attends the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) Board meeting, in Brussels.

 

Mercredi 08 février 2017

College meeting

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Bernd Busemann, President of the regional Parliament of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Mr Frans Timmermans receives Mr Georgios Katrougalos, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece.

Ms Federica Mogherini in Valletta, Malta: attends the Senior Officials’ Meeting on the “State of Play of the Implementation of the Joint Valletta Action Plan”.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives a delegation of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.   

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers the keynote speech at EurActiv debate on “The Energy Efficiency Package – Boosting Renovation in the EU“, in Brussels.                                                                                                     

Mr Maroš Šefčovič delivers a keynote speech at the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) annual conference, in Brussels.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Ms Uxue Barkos Berruezo, President of the Regional Government of Navarra, Spain.

Mr Neven Mimica in Gambia (until 10/02):meets Mr Adama Barrow, President of Gambia; and visits EU funded projects.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete receives Mr Jorge Toledo Albiñana, State Secretary for the European Union of Spain.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis delivers the keynote speech at the policy debate on “European policy response to rare cancers: the case of sarcoma” at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Dimitris Avramopoulos in Valletta, Malta: participates in the Senior Officials’ Meeting on the “State of Play of the Implementation of the Joint Valletta Action Plan”.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Copenhagen, Denmark (until 09/02): meets social partners and representatives of the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO).

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Georgios Katrougalos, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs of Greece.

M. Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Georgios Katrougalos, Ministre délégué aux Affaires européennes de la République Hellénique.

Mr Pierre Moscovici reçoit M. Jörg Wuttke, Président de Chambre de commerce de l’Union européenne en Chine.

Mr Christos Stylianides receives Mr Markos Kyprianou, former European Commissioner and current Deputy President of the Democratic Party of Cyprus.

Mr Phil Hogan delivers a speech at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) President’s Debate on “Accounting for Public Goods: the Social and Natural Capital Imperatives“, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska receives a group of Polish entrepreneurs from Lubuskie region.

Ms Vĕra Jourová delivers a speech at the 5th Echoes of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival at the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives Mr Paolo Uggè, President of Conftrasporto and Vice-President of Confcommercio.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in the 2nd meeting of the High Level Group on Maximising the Impact of EU Research and Innovation Programmes chaired by Mr Pascal Lamy, in Brussels.

Mr Julian King delivers a speech at the A4E Aviation Summit, in Brussels.

Jeudi 09 février 2017

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Hashim Thaçi, President of Kosovo.

Mr Frans Timmermans in The Hague, the Netherlands: delivers a keynote speech at the Future Force Conference.

Mr Andrus Ansip receives Mr Mart Võrklaev, Mayor of Rae Municipality and European Committee of the Regions’ (CoR) rapporteur on the “Review of telecom package”.

Maroš Šefčovič delivers a keynote speech at the University of Cambridge’s Green Growth Platform Event: “Delivering Low Carbon Growth – Investor Appetite, Business Challenges and Opportunities“, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Ms Pascale Ehrenfreund, Chair of the Executive Board of DLR – the national aeronautics and space research centre of Germany, in Brussels.

Mr Maroš Šefčovič receives Mr Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister for Energy of Lithuania.

Mr Valdis Dombrovskis receives State Secretaries from the Government of Latvia.

Mr Jyrki Katainen is received by His Majesty King Philippe of the Belgians.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives a delegation of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives a group of young award winners of Allianssi, the Finnish youth co-operation organisation.

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: participates in an exchange of views with the Spanish national Parliament; delivers a closing speech on “Arquitectura Energetica en Transicion” at an event organised by IESE Business School.

Mr Karmenu Vella receives Mr Panagiotis Kouroublis, Minister for Maritime Affairs and the Islands of Greece.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Budapest, Hungary (until 10/02): meets Mr Zoltán Ónodi-Szűcs, Minister of State for Healthcare of Hungary; Mr Sándor Fazekas, Minister for Agriculture; and participates in a Citizens’ Dialogue with Mr Zoltán Ónodi-Szűcs.

Ms Marianne Thyssen in Copenhagen, Denmark: participates in a Citizens’ Dialogue on Posting of Workers, Social Pillar and on the Danish Model; meets Mr Troels Lund Poulsen, Minister for Employment of Denmark; and members of the European Affairs Parliamentary Committee and the Employment Committee.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Paris : participe à une table ronde sur l’avenir de l’Union européenne organisée par la Confédération française démocratique du travail (CFDT).

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Charles Flanagan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland.

Mr Phil Hogan receives Mr Jörg Wuttke President, of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Phil Hogan meets representatives of European Farmers (Copa) and European Agri-Cooperatives (Cogeca) Praesidia and delivers a speech, in Brussels.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Panagiotis Kouroublis, Minister for Maritime Affairs and the Islands of Greece.

Ms Violeta Bulc receives Mr Rokas Masiulis, Minister for Transport and Communications of Lithuania.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska opens a first meeting of the Steering group with stakeholders of European Space, in Brussels.

Mr Tibor Navracsics receives representatives of the European Confederation of Independent Trade Unions (CESI).

Ms Corina Creţu in Naples, Perugia and Norcia, Italy (until 12/02): visits the Grande Progetto Pompei, together with Mr Dario Franceschini, Minister for Cultural Assets and Activities and Tourism of Italy, and Mr Massimo Osanna, Superintendent for Cultural Heritage; participates in a Citizens’ dialogue together with Mr Claudio De Vincenti, Minister for the Territorial Cohesion and Mezzogiorno; meets the presidents of eight Regions and of the Associazone Nazionale Comuni Italiani (Anci).

Ms Margrethe Vestager receives Mr Rokas Masiulis, Minister for Transport and Communications of Lithuania.

Mr Carlos Moedas participates in the European Research Council’s (ERC) Scientific Council Meeting, in Brussels. 

Mr Carlos Moedas in Lisbon, Portugal: delivers a speech at the Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo Award ceremony.

Mr Julian King in Paris, France: meets Mr Bernard Cazeneuve, Prime Minister of France.

Vendredi 10 février 2017

President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Volodymyr Groysman, Prime Minister of Ukraine.

Mr Jyrki Katainen receives Mr Tomas Häyry, Mayor of the city of Vaasa, Finland.

Ms Cecilia Malmström receives Mr Jörg Wuttke, President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Mr Neven Mimica delivers a keynote speech at the closing session of the Odysseus Network annual conference “Beyond crisis” , in Brussels

Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Madrid, Spain: delivers a keynote speech at the event organised by Acciona and Expansion on “Commitments in the field of climate change and renewable energies“.

Mr Karmenu Vella in Hoboken, Belgium: visits Umicore, a precious metals recycling facility.

Mr Vytenis Andriukaitis in Budapest, Hungary: meets Mr Zoltán Tessely, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs; Mr Sándor Font, Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture; and Mr József Kovács, Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Social Welfare, of the Hungarian National Assembly.

M. Pierre Moscovici à Grenoble, France : rencontre des chefs d’entreprise et des acteurs de l’économie locale; participe à un Dialogue citoyen sur le thème “L’euro: frein ou moteur pour la croissance et l’emploi ?”

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska holds an exchange of views with Emission Measurements in the Automotive Sector (EMIS) Committee of the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Ms Elżbieta Bieńkowska holds an exchange of views with Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) Committee of the European Parliament, in Brussels.

Ms Corina Creţu in Italy:participates in a Conference on EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020 together with Mr Claudio de Vincenti, Minister for Territorial Cohesion and Mezzogiorno of Italy; Mr Gianni Pitella, President of S&D Group at the European Parliament; and presidents of regions and mayors of Italy.

Mr Carlos Moedas is Madrid, Spain: takes part in the COTEC Europa Conference’s public discussion “Implementing the circular economy: new challenges for innovation” with Ms Cristina Garmendia, President of COTEC; and visits the Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT) and the Instituto de Física Teórica (UAM-CSIC) – centres of excellences Severo Ochoa at the Autonomous University of  Madrid.

Mr Julian King visits the Belgian Federal Police Headquarters, in Brussels.

 

Samedi 11 février 2017

Ms Corina Creţu in Italy:visits the centre and the cathedral of the town of Norcia together with Ms Catiuscia Marini, President of the region of Umbria; Mr Fabrizio Curcio, Head of the Italian Civil Protection Service; and Mr Vasco Errani, Special Government Commissioner for reconstruction of areas affected by the earthquake in Central Italy.

Prévisions du mois de février:

06/02 Foreign Affairs Council

07/02 General Affairs Council

13-16/02 European Parliament Plenary Session in Strasbourg

17/02 Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council

20/02 Eurogroup

20/02 Competitiveness Council

21/02 Economic and Financial Affairs Council

27/02 Energy Council

28/02 Environment Council

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