HL Deb 27 September 2000 vol 616 cc173-5WA
Lord Sewel

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list the forthcoming business in the Council of European Union for August; and list the major European Union events for the next six months. [HL3689]

Baroness Scotland of Asthal

Monthly Forecast of EU Business: August 2000

There are no European Councils scheduled for this month. This calendar is primarily concerned with European Union matters, certain other relevant events are also included. Events and dates quoted are based on the information available on the date of issue.

European Calendar: July-December 2000
Date Location Event
There are no Councils scheduled for this month.
2–3 Evian Foreign Ministers (Informal)
3–5 Biarritz Agriculture Council (Informal)
4–8 Strasbourg EP Plenary
11–12 Paris Education (Informal)
15 Paris EU/Ukraine Summit
9–10 Versailles ECOFIN Council (Informal)

European Calendar: July—December 2000
Date Location Event
18–19 Brussels General Affairs Council
18 Brussels IGC Ministerial
25–26 Brussels Agriculture Council
26 (tbc) Brussels Culture Council
28 Brussels Internal Market/Consumer Council
28 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council
29 Brussels ECOFIN Council
2 Paris EU/US Ministerial Meeting
2 Luxembourg Transport Council
2–7 Strasbourg EP Plenary
3 Luxembourg Telecommunications Council
9 Luxembourg IGC Ministerial
9–10 Luxembourg General Affairs Council
10 Luxembourg Environment Council
13–14 Biarritz European Council (Informal)
16–17 Luxembourg Labour and Social Affairs Council
17 Luxembourg ECOFIN JHA Council
19–21 Seoul Europe/Asia Summit
23 China EU/China Summit
23–24 Luxembourg Agriculture Council
23–27 Strasbourg EP Plenary
25 Luxembourg Education Council
30 (tbc) Paris EU-Russia Summit
3 Brussels Social Affairs Council
3 Paris EU/Canada Ministerial
5 Brussels IGC Ministerial Conclave
7 Brussels ECOFIN Council
7 Brussels Environment Council
9 Brussels Education/Youth Council
13–14 Marseilles Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Summit (possible)
13–17 Strasbourg EP Plenary
16 Brussels Research Council
17 Brussels Fisheries Council
20–21 Brussels General Affairs Council
20–21 Brussels Agriculture Council
23 Brussels Culture/Audio-visual Council
23 Sochaux European Conference Ministerial
23–24 Brussels Budget Council
27–28 Brussels ECOFIN Council
27–28 Brussels Labour and Social Affairs Council
30 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council

European Calendar: July—December 2000
Date Location Event
30 Brussels Internal Market/Consumers Council
29–30 Gaborone EU/Southern African Development
Community (SADC) Ministerial
1 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council
3 Brussels IGC Ministerial Conclave
4–5 Brussels General Affairs Council
4 Brussels Telecommunications Council
5 Brussels Energy and Industry Council
7–8 Nice European Council
11 Brussels Health Council
11–15 Strasbourg EP Plenary
14–15 Brussels Fisheries Council
18 Brussels Environment Council
18 Brussels ECOFIN Council
18 Not yet known EU/United States Summit
19 Brussels Environment Council
19–20 Brussels Agriculture Council
19 Not yet known EU/Canada Summit
20–21 Brussels Transport Council
22 Brussels Telecommunications Council
12 Brussels Fisheries Council (possible)
22 Brussels ECOFIN
29–30 Brussels General Affairs Council
29–30 Brussels Agriculture Council