HC Deb 20 December 1999 vol 341 cc319-20W
Mr. Russell Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for December; and if he will list the major European Union events for the next six months. [103718]

Mr. Vaz

The information is as followsMonthly forecast of EU business: January 2000 No agendas for any of the January Councils are available yet. European calendar: January-June 2000 This calendar is primarily concerned with European Union matters, but certain other relevant events are also included. Events and dates quoted are based on the information available on the date of issue.

Date Venue Event
14 Brussels Fisheries Council
17–21 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
18 Brussels Budget Council
24–25 Brussels General Affairs Council
24–25 Brussels Agriculture Council
28–29 Lisbon Development Ministers (Informal)
31 Brussels ECOFIN Council
2–3 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
11–12 Lisbon Social Affairs Council (Informal)
14–15 Brussels General Affairs Council
14–18 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
21–22 Brussels Agriculture Council
21–22 Vilamoura EU/San Jose Ministerial
23–24 Vilamoura EU/Rio Group Ministerial
28 Brussels ECOFIN Council
1–2 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
3–4 Lisbon Justice and Home Affairs Council (Informal)
13 Brussels Joint Social Affairs and ECOFIN Council
13–17 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
16 Brussels Internal Market Council
20–21 Brussels General Affairs Council
20–21 Brussels Agriculture Council
23–24 Lisbon Special European Council
27 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council
28 Brussels Transport Council
29–30 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
30 Brussels Environment Council
3 Luxembourg Fisheries Council
4 Luxembourg Social Affairs Council
7–8 Lisbon ECOFIN Council (Informal)
10–11 Luxembourg General Affairs Council
10–14 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
13 Luxembourg Consumer Affairs Council
15–16 Oporto Environment Council (Informal)
17–18 Luxembourg Agriculture Council

Date Venue Event
May 2000
2 Brussels ECOFIN Council
2 Brussels Telecommunications Council
3–4 Brussels European Parliament Plenary
5–7 Sao Miguel, Azores Informal Meeting of Foreign Ministers
11 Brussels Health Council
15–16 Brussels Agriculture Council
15–19 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
16 Brussels Culture Council
18 Brussels Industry Council
18 Brussels Development Council
22–23 Brussels General Affairs Council
25 Brussels Internal Market Council
25–26 Lisbon Euromed Foreign Ministers (Informal)
28–30 Evora Agriculture Council (Informal)
29–30 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council
30 Brussels Energy Council
5 Luxembourg ECOFIN Council
6 Luxembourg Social Affairs Council
8 Luxembourg Education Council
13–14 Luxembourg General Affairs Council
13–16 Strasbourg European Parliament Plenary
15 Luxembourg Research Council
16 Luxembourg Fisheries Council
19–20 Luxembourg Agriculture Council
19–20 Sta. Maria da Feira European Council
22–23 Luxembourg Environment Council
26–27 Luxembourg Transport Council

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