Baroness Bendell of Babergh
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for July, and what are the major European Union events for the period between 31 July and December. [HL162]
§ Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean
July 10—ECOFIN Meeting—Brussels
- 1. Work Programme of the Presidency —Presentation and public discussion
- 2. Adoption of provisional agenda
- 3. (poss) Adoption of "A" points list
- 4. Follow-up of the European Council of Göteborg
- 5. Public finances in the EMU —Report of the Commission
- 6. Fiscal policy of the European Union —Communication of the Commission —Orientation debate
- 7. Calendar of the Tax package —Adoption
- 8. Miscellaneous
- PM Euro Group
- 5–6—Liège—Informal Employment and Social Affairs Council
- 13–14—Brussels—Regional Territories Council (Informal)?
- 16–17—Brussels—General Affairs Council
- 20—Brussels—Budget Council
- 23–24—Brussels—Agriculture Council
- No agendas for the above are available yet.
The following are the principal events in the EU between 1 August and December 2001 (certain relevant events are also included: the list is based on the information available at the date of issue).
European Calendar: August 2001–December 2001 Date Location Event August 2001 There are no Councils scheduled for August September 2001 6–7 Bruges External Trade Council (Ministerial Informal) 8–9 Genval Gymnich 14–16 Leuven and Louvain-la-neuve Environment Council (Ministerial Informal)
European Calendar: August 2001–December 2001 Date Location Event 16–18 Alden Biezen Agriculture Council (Ministerial Informal) 22–23 Liège ECOFIN (Informal) 24–25 Brussels Agriculture Council 27 Brussels Internal Market, Consumers and Tourism Council 27–28 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council October 2001 1 Brussels Research Council 1 Brussels European Union Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session (Possible) 8 Brussels Employment and Social Affairs Council 8–9 Luxembourg General Affairs Council 9 Brussels Urban Metropolitan Policy Council (Ministerial Informal) 11–12 Brussels Defence Council (Ministerial Informal) 15–16 Brussels Transport and Telecommunications Council (Possible) 16 Brussels ECOFIN 19 Ghent European Council (Informal) 22–23 Brussels Agriculture Council 25 Brussels Fisheries Council 29 Brussels Environment Council 29–30 Brussels General Affairs Council November 2001 5 Brussels Cultural and Audio-visual Council 6 Brussels ECOFIN 8 Brussels Development and Co-operation Council 9 Brussels European Union Military Committee in Chiefs of Defence Session 12 Brussels Employment and Social Affairs 15 Brussels Health Council 16 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council 19–20 Brussels General Affairs Council 19–20 Brussels Agriculture Council 19–20 Brussels Capabilities Improvement Conference (Defence Ministers present) 21–22 Brussels Budget Council (Possible) 26 Brussels Internal Market, Consumers and Tourism Council 27 Brussels Fisheries Council (Possible) 29 Brussels Education and Youth Council December 2001 3 Brussels Employment and Social Affairs Council 4 Bruges Culture Council (Informal) 4 Brussels ECOFIN 4 Brussels Energy Council 5 Brussels Industry Council 7–8 Brussels Transport and Telecommunications Council 7–8 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council 10 Brussels Research Council 10–11 Brussels General Affairs Council 12–13 Brussels Environment Council 14–15 Brussels/ Laeken European Council 17–18 Brussels Agriculture Council 19–20 Brussels Fisheries Council