§ Mr. Donohoe
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 March and also the major European Union events for the period between 31 March and August. 
§ Peter Hain
The information is as follows.
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Date Venue Event April 5–6 Luxembourg Migrations Council (ASEM Ministerial Informal) 8 Luxembourg Fisheries Council 13–14 Luxembourg ECOFIN (Ministerial Informal) 15–16 Luxembourg General Affairs Council 22–23 Valencia Euromed Conference 22–23 Luxembourg Agriculture Council 25–26 Luxembourg Justice and Home Affairs Council 27–30 Luxembourg Agriculture Council (Ministerial Informal) May 3–4 Brussels Tourism Council (Ministerial Informal) 6 Brussels Eurogroup 7 Brussels ECOFIN 9 — Europe Day 13 Brussels General Affairs Council and Defence Ministers Meeting 17–18 Madrid EU-Latin America and Caribbean Summit 21 Brussels Internal Market, Consumers and Tourism Council 23 Brussels Culture and Audio-visual Council 24–26 Brussels Environment Council (Ministerial Informal) 27–28 Brussels Agriculture Council 30 Brussels Development Council 30 Brussels Education and Youth Council 31–1 June Brussels Transport Council (Ministerial Informal) June 3 Brussels Employment and Social Affairs Council 3 Brussels Eurogroup 4 Luxembourg ECOFIN 6–8 Brussels Foreign Affairs Council (ASEM Ministers) 6–7 Brussels Industry and Energy Council 10–11 Brussels General Affairs Council 10–11 Brussels Agriculture Council 11 Brussels Fisheries Council 13–14 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs Council 17–18 Brussels Transport and Telecoms Council 17–18 Brussels General Affairs Council 21–22 Seville European Council 24 Brussels General Affairs Council (Evening) 24–25 Brussels Environment Council 25 Luxembourg ECOFIN 26 Brussels Health Council July 6 Copenhagen ASEM Ministers for Finance 12 Brussels ECOFIN 12–13 Kolding Meeting of Employment and Social Policy Ministers (Informal) 15–16 Brussels Agriculture Council 19 Brussels Budget Meeting 19–21 Arhus Environment Ministers Meeting (Informal) 22–23 Brussels General Affairs Council August 31–1 Elsinore Gymnich (Ministerial Informal)