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Council of the European Union

Brussels, 21 December 2018 (OR. en)

15851/18

POLGEN 264

NOTE

From: General Secretariat of the Council

To: Delegations

Subject: Provisional agendas for Council meetings, during the first semester of 2019 (the Romanian Presidency)

In accordance with Article 2(7) of the Council's Rules of Procedure, delegations will find attached

the indicative provisional agendas 1 for Council meetings for the period from 1 January 2019 up to

30 June 2019. These have been drawn up by the Romanian Presidency and the External Action

Service as regards the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC).

In accordance with Article 3(6) of the Council's Rules of Procedure, items for which approval by

the Council is possible without discussion are entered as "A" items. As a general rule, "A" items do

not appear on the attached provisional Council agendas.

In accordance with Annex V, para 6 of the Council's Rules of Procedure, no item is placed on the

Council agenda simply for presentation by the Commission or by a Council member, except where

a debate on new major initiatives is planned.

1 In accordance with the Treaty of Lisbon, on all agendas for the various Council configurations a distinction has to be made between legislative and non-legislative acts, in the case of both "A" items and "B" items.

ANNEX

The Romanian Presidency - 1st semester 2019

Draft Work Programme for Council meetings

Prepared by COREPER (Part 2)

COUNCIL DATE

January February March April May June

GENERAL AFFAIRS

8 19 19 9 21 18 25 (Cohesion)

FOREIGN AFFAIRS 13

21 18 18 8 14 (Defence) 16 (Development) 17

28 (Trade)

ECONOMIC AND

FINANCIAL AFFAIRS 22 12 12 17 14

JUSTICE AND HOME

AFFAIRS 7/8 6/7

Prepared by COREPER (Part 1)

COUNCIL DATE

January February March April May June

EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL

POLICY, HEALTH AND 15 (Social) 13/14

CONSUMER AFFAIRS

COMPETITIVENESS

(INTERNAL MARKET, 18/19 27/28

INDUSTRY, RESEARCH AND SPACE)

TRANSPORT, Poss. 4 (Energy) 6 (Transport)

TTELECOMMUNICATIONS 7 (Telecom)

AND ENERGY 25 (Energy)

AGRICULTURE AND

FISHERIES 28 18 15/16 14 18

ENVIRONMENT 5 26

EDUCATION, YOUTH,

CULTURE AND SPORT 22/23

INDEX

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL 2 ....................................................................................................... 4

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL .......................................................................................................... 12

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL ...................................................................... 21

JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS COUNCIL ..................................................................................... 31

EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL POLICY, HEALTH AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS COUNCIL ............. 40

COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL (INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, RESEARCH

AND SPACE) ........................................................................................................................................ 45

TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY COUNCIL .......................................... 51

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL .................................................................................. 58

ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL ................................................................................................................ 65

EDUCATION, YOUTH, CULTURE AND SPORT COUNCIL .......................................................... 68

2 The provisional agendas of the General Affairs (Art. 50) Council are set out in XT 21119/18

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS

BRUSSELS – 8 JANUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

Presentation of the priorities of the Romanian Presidency

Coordinated response on disinformation

Exchange of views

(poss.) Legislative files - state of play

Any other business

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

Public debate (Article 8(3) of the Council's Rules of Procedure) PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS

BRUSSELS – 19 FEBRUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Resolutions, decisions and opinions adopted by the European

Parliament

(likely to become an A item)

Preparation of the European Council on 21-22 March 2019:

Annotated Draft Agenda

Exchange of views

(poss.) Rule of law in Poland / Article 7(1) TEU Reasoned Proposal

State of play/Hearing/Exchange of views

Any other business

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 19 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Policy debate

(poss.) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA III)

Progress report

Non-legislative activities

Resolutions, decisions and opinions adopted by the European

Parliament

(likely to become an A item)

Preparation of the European Council on 21-22 March 2019:

Conclusions

Exchange of views

(poss.) European Council follow-up

State of play

European Semester a) Synthesis report on Council contributions on the 2018 European

semester Exchange of views

  • b) 
    (poss.) Updated roadmap on the 2018 European semester

    Presentation by the Presidency c) Draft Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area:

    transmission to the European Council Transmission to the European Council

Any other business

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal

Special legislative procedure PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 9 APRIL 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Resolutions, decisions and opinions adopted by the European

Parliament

(likely to become an A item)

Any other business

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 21 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Resolutions, decisions and opinions adopted by the European

Parliament

(likely to become an A item)

Preparation of the European Council on 20-21 June 2019:

Annotated Draft Agenda

Exchange of views

Any other business

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 18 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Preparation of the European Council on 20-21 June 2019:

Conclusions

Exchange of views

(poss.) European Council follow-up

State of play

Enlargement and Stabilisation and Association Process

Exchange of views

Conclusions

Adoption

Any other business

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL- COHESION POLICY

LUXEMBOURG – 25 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Common Provisions Regulation i

Partial general approach

(poss.) ERDF i and Cohesion Fund i Regulation

Partial general approach

ESF+ i Regulation

Partial general approach

ETC/Interreg Regulation

(poss.) Partial general approach/Progress report

Regulation on a Cross Border Mechanism

Progress report

Any other business

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 21 JANUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

Action Plan on Disinformation

Exchange of views

EU-ASEAN

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for

possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – 18 FEBRUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

Ukraine

Exchange of views

Horn of Africa

Exchange of views

(poss.) Libya

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for

possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – 18 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

Syria

Exchange of views

(poss.) Republic of Moldova

Exchange of views

(poss.) Libya

Exchange of views

(poss.) Central African Republic

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

    LUXEMBOURG – 8 APRIL 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

(poss.) Afghanistan

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for

possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – 13 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

Eastern Partnership

Exchange of views

(poss.) DPRK

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for

possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL - DEFENCE

    BRUSSELS – 14 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

Security and defence implementation

Exchange of views

CSDP missions and operations

Exchange of views

(poss.) EU-NATO

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL - DEVELOPMENT

    BRUSSELS – 16 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Development and International cooperation in post 2020 MFF, including the EU financial architecture for investment

Exchange of views

Advancing multilateralism: driving forward the momentum on the

2030 agenda and climate change

Exchange of views

(poss.) Post-Cotonou

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL - TRADE

BRUSSELS – 28 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

World Trade Organization modernisation

State of play

EU-US trade relations

State of play

Ongoing trade negotiations

State of play

(poss.) EU-Vietnam FTA

Decisions on signature and conclusion

(poss.) EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement

Decisions on signature and conclusion

Any other business

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 17 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

Current Affairs

EU's contribution to the regional cooperation in the Black Sea region

Exchange of views

EU-NATO

Exchange of views

(poss.) Migration

Exchange of views

(poss.) EU Global Strategy's Implementation Report

Exchange of views

Any other business

The Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) will keep the following issues under constant reviews for

possible inclusion in the agenda should developments warrant a ministerial discussion:

  • Western Balkans
  • Iran
  • MEPP
  • Libya
  • Syria
  • Yemen
  • Iraq
  • Maghreb
  • Horn of Africa
  • Venezuela
  • Nicaragua

    PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – 22 JANUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) InvestEU i

Policy debate

Any other business

Current financial services legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

Presentation of the Presidency Work Programme

Exchange of views

European Semester 2019 a) Conclusions on the Annual Growth Survey

Adoption b) Conclusions on the Alert Mechanism Report

Adoption c) Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area

Approval

(poss.) Council decision / Recommendation on the implementation of (*) the Stability and Growth Pact Adoption

(poss.) Economic and Monetary Union - Follow-up of the December

European Council

Exchange of views

Any other business o

o o

p.m.:

Monday 21 January 2019

15.00 Eurogroup

17.30 (poss.) Eurogroup in inclusive format

Tuesday 22 January 2019

9.00 Breakfast

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal

Public debate (Article 8(3) of the Council's Rules of Procedure)

 (*) Item on which a vote may be requested

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 12 FEBRUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) CCP Supervision

Progress report/Policy debate

(poss.) Digital Services Tax

Political agreement

Any other business

Current financial services legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

(poss.) Conclusions on the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes

Adoption

Recommendation on the discharge to be given to the Commission in (*) respect of the implementation of the budget for 2017

Adoption

Conclusions on the budget guidelines for 2020

Adoption

(poss.) Council decisions / recommendations on the implementation of (*) the Stability and Growth Pact

Adoption

Any other business

o

o o p.m.:

Monday 11 February 2019

15.00 Eurogroup

17.30 (poss.) Eurogroup in inclusive format Tuesday 12 February 2019

9.00 Breakfast

10.00 ECOFIN

First reading

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

(*) Item on which a vote may be requested PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 12 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

VAT implementing rules on e-commerce

(poss.) General approach

General arrangements for excise duty: Recast

Political agreement

Any other business

Current financial services legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

European Semester a) 2019 Country reports and in-depth reviews

Presentation by the Commission b) Implementation of Country-Specific Recommendations with

special focus on recommendations related to investments Exchange of views

Any other business

Status of the implementation of financial services legislation

Information from the Commission

o

o o p.m.:

Monday 11 March 2019

11.30 Macro-economic Dialogue

15.00 Eurogroup

17.30 (poss.) Eurogroup in inclusive format

Tuesday 12 March 2019

9.00 Breakfast

10.00 ECOFIN

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 17 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) Reform Support Programme i

Policy debate

Common Corporate Tax Base (CCTB)

Progress report/Policy debate

European System of Financial Supervision review

Policy debate

(poss.) Taxation: Significant Digital Presence

Policy debate

(poss.) Structure of Excise Duties on Alcohol: amendments to the

Council Directive

Political agreement

Any other business

Current financial services legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

International meetings a) Follow-up to the IMF and World Bank Spring meetings on

12-14 April 2019 in Washington Information from the Presidency and Commission

  • b) 
    Terms of reference for the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on 8-9 June 2019 in Fukuoka

    Approval

(poss.) CMU Action Plan

State of play

European Semester 2019

Conclusions on Country Reports: 2019 In depth-reviews and implementation of the 2018 Country Specific Recommendations Adoption

(poss.) Council decisions /recommendations on the implementation (*) of the Stability and Growth Pact

Adoption

Any other business

o

o o

p.m.:

Thursday 16 May 2019

15.00 Eurogroup

17.30 (poss.) Eurogroup in inclusive format

Friday 17 May 2019

8.00 Annual EIB governors' meeting

9.00 Breakfast

10.00 ECOFIN

13.00 Economic and Financial Dialogue between the EU and the Western Balkans and Turkey

First reading

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

(*) Item on which a vote may be requested

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 14 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

VAT definitive regime

Progress report/Policy debate

Reform of VAT rates

Progress report/Policy debate

European Deposit Insurance Scheme

Progress report

Any other business

Current financial services legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

Follow-up to the G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central

Bank Governors on 8-9 June 2019 in Fukuoka

Information from the Presidency and Commission

(poss.) ECOFIN Report to the European Council on Tax Issues

Endorsement

(poss.) Report on the Code of Conduct (Business Taxation)

Endorsement

Conclusions

Adoption

(poss.) Implementation of the Anti-Money Laundering Action Plan

State of play/Exchange of views

(poss.) Contribution to the European Council meeting on

20-21 June 2019: European Semester 2019

2019 Country-specific recommendations and Council Opinions on the updated Stability or Convergence Programmes

Approval

(poss.) Council decisions / recommendations on the implementation of (*) the Stability and Growth Pact

Adoption

Any other business

o

o o

p.m.:

Thursday 13 June 2019

15.00 Eurogroup

17.30 (poss.) Eurogroup in inclusive format

Friday 14 June 2019

9.00 Breakfast

10.00 ECOFIN

First reading

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

(*) Item on which a vote may be requested

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS– 7/8 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

HOME AFFAIRS

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Regulation amending the Schengen Border Code as regards temporary reintroduction of control at internal borders

(poss.) Political agreement

Regulation amending the European Border and Coast Guard

Regulation

(poss.) Political agreement/Progress report

Regulation on the creation of a European network of immigration liaison officers (recast)

(poss.) Political agreement

Regulation amending the Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)

(poss.) Political agreement

Regulation amending the Visa Information System (VIS) Regulation

Progress report

Interoperability between EU information systems a) Interoperability Regulation (borders and visa) b) Interoperability Regulation (police and judicial cooperation,

asylum and migration)

(poss.) Political agreement

Return Directive (recast)

(poss.) General approach/Progress report

Reform of the Common European Asylum System and Resettlement a) Dublin Regulation b) Reception Conditions Directive c) Qualification Regulation d) Asylum Procedure Regulation e) Eurodac Regulation (recast) f) EU Asylum Agency Regulation g) Resettlement Framework Regulation

Progress report/Policy debate

Blue Card Directive

Progress report

Regulation on strengthening the security of ID cards and of residence documents

(poss.) Political agreement

Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online (poss.) Political agreement/Progress report

Directive on law enforcement access to financial information

(poss.) Political agreement

Commission proposals in the context of the Multiannual Financial

Framework – JHA Financial Instruments: a) Regulation establishing the Border Management and Visa

Instrument as part of the Integrated Border Management Fund (BMVI)

  • b) 
    Regulation establishing the Asylum and Migration Fund (AMF) c) Regulation establishing the Internal Security Fund (ISF) Policy debate

    Non-legislative activities

Migration: state of play

Exchange of views

The Security Union - achievements and challenges

Policy debate

(poss.) Report of the European Parliament special committee on

Terrorism

Policy debate

JUSTICE

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Contract Law a) Directive on Contracts for the sales of goods (DSG) b) Directive on Digital Content (DCD)

Progress report

(poss.) Brussels IIa Regulation: recast

Political agreement

Regulation on the assignments of claims

Policy debate

(poss.) Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the

Service of Documents

Policy debate/Progress report

(poss.) Regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1206/2001 on the Taking of Evidence

Policy debate/Progress report

e-evidence a) Regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders for

e-evidence Progress report

  • b) 
    Directive on legal representatives for gathering evidence

    Progress report

(poss.) Directive on whistleblowers

General approach/Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

Non-legislative activities

Recommendation for a negotiating mandate for the 2nd Additional

Protocol to the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime

Adoption

Recommendation for a negotiating mandate for an agreement between the EU and the US facilitating the access to e-evidence

Adoption

EPPO Regulation: Implementation

Information from the Commission on the state of play

(poss.) EU accession to Istanbul Convention on violence against women

Adoption

(it might become an ''A'' item)

o

o o

In the margins of the Council:

Meeting of the MIXED COMMITTEE

Regulation amending the Schengen Border Code as regards temporary reintroduction of control at internal borders

Policy debate

Regulation amending the European Border and Coast Guard

Regulation

Policy debate

Regulation on the creation of a European network of immigration liaison officers (recast)

Policy debate

Regulation amending the Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)

Policy debate

Regulation amending the Visa Information System (VIS) Regulation Progress report

Interoperability between EU information systems a) Interoperability Regulation (borders and visa) b) Interoperability Regulation (police and judicial

cooperation,asylum and migration)

Policy debate

Return Directive (recast)

Policy debate

Commission proposals in the context of the Multiannual Financial Framework - JHA financial instruments a) Regulation establishing the Border Management and Visa

Instrument as part of the Integrated Border Management Fund

(BMVI)

Policy debate

First reading

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG– 6/7 JUNE 2019

JUSTICE

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Directive on Insolvency, restructuring and second chance

Adoption of the legislative act

Regulation on the assignments of claims

General approach 3

Regulation amending Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the Service of Documents

(poss.) General approach

Regulation amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1206/2001 on the

Taking of Evidence

(poss.) General approach

Brussels IIa Regulation: recast

Political agreement/(poss.) Adoption (might become an A item)

(poss.) Directive on whistleblowers

General approach

3 When adopting a General approach after the European Parliament has adopted its position at first reading, the Council is not acting within the meaning of Article 294(4) and (5) TFEU.

e-evidence a) Regulation on European Production and Preservation Orders for

e-evidence (poss.) Progress Report

  • b) 
    Directive on legal representatives for gathering evidence

    (poss.) General approach

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

Data Retention: Retention of electronic communication data

Adoption Council conclusions/ State of play

EPPO Regulation: Implementation

Information from the Commission on the state of play

Future of EU substantive criminal law: conclusions / Presidency

Report

Adoption

Mutual recognition in Criminal Matters - Enhancing Mutual Trust -

The way forward: Follow-up of the December Council conclusions

Exchange of views / poss. Council Conclusions on new measures in the area of mutual recognition in criminal matters to avoid impunity of serious crime offender

(poss.) Council Conclusions on improving the synergies between the judicial networks established by the Council in the area of judicial cooperation in criminal matters and between these networks and Eurojust (The exact title to be confirmed)

Adoption

(poss.) Conclusions on new measures in the area of mutual recognition in criminal matters to avoid impunity of serious crime offenders

Adoption

(poss.) EU Accession to ECHR

State of play

HOME AFFAIRS

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Commission proposals in the context of the Multiannual Financial

Framework - JHA financial instruments a) Regulation establishing the Border Management and Visa

Instrument as part of the Integrated Border Management Fund (BMVI) Partial general approach

  • b) 
    Regulation establishing the Asylum and Migration Fund (AMF)

    Partial general approach c) Regulation establishing the Internal Security Fund (ISF)

    Partial general approach

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

Future of EU police cooperation

Policy debate

Counter Terrorism

Policy debate

(poss.) Schengen enlargement: Council Decision on full application of the Schengen acquis in Bulgaria and Romania: Adoption

Any other business

Conference on radicalisation in prisons (May 2019 in Romania)

Information from the Presidency

EU-US JHA Ministerial Meeting

Information from the Presidency

[For both segments: Home Affairs and Justice]

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Presentation by Finland

[For both segments: Home Affairs and Justice] o

o o

In the margins of the Council:

Meeting of the MIXED COMMITTEE

Commission proposals in the context of the Multiannual Financial

Framework - JHA financial instruments a) Regulation establishing the Border Management and Visa

Instrument as part of the Integrated Border Management Fund (BMVI) Policy debate

(poss.) Schengen enlargement: Council Decision on full application of the Schengen acquis in Bulgaria and Romania Exchange of views

First reading

Special legislative procedure

Item based on a Commission proposal

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL POLICY, HEALTH AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 15 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund i (EGF) Interinstitutional file: 2018/0202(COD)

Partial general approach

Any other business

Non-legislative activities

Social dimension of Europe post 2020

Policy debate

European Semester 2019

Policy debate a) Priorities for action in the areas of employment and social

policies: Political guidance in 2019 i) Council conclusions on the 2019 Annual Growth Survey and Joint Employment Report ii) Joint Employment Report Adoption

  • b) 
    2019 country reports

    Presentation by the Commission

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on

European Union) a) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council on transparent and predictable working conditions in the European Union Interinstitutional file: 2017/0355 (COD)

  • b) 
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

    Council establishing a European Labour Authority i Interinstitutional file: 2018/064 (COD)

  • c) 
    (poss.) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 on the coordination of social security systems and regulation (EC) No 987/2009 laying down the procedure for implementing

    Regulation (EC) No 883/2004 Interinstitutional file: 2016/0397 (COD)

  • d) 
    Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

    Council amending Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work Interinstitutional file: 2018/0081 (COD)

Information from the Presidency

Tripartite Social Summit

Information from the Presidency and the Commission

Employment Committee (EMCO) and Social Protection Committee

(SPC) Work Programmes 2019

Information from the respective Chairs

First reading

Public debate proposed by the Presidency (Article 8(2) of the Council's Rules of

Procedure)

Item based on a Commission proposal

PROVISIONAL AGENDA

EMPLOYMENT, SOCIAL POLICY, HEALTH AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 13/14 JUNE 2019

MEETING ON 13 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL POLICY

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

(poss.) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council on improving the gender balance among non-executive directors of companies listed on stock exchanges and related measures Interinstitutional file: 2012/0299 (COD)

Progress report / General approach

Proposal for a Council Directive on implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation

Interinstitutional file: 2008/0140 (CNS)

Progress report

Non-legislative activities

European Semester 2019 a) European Semester

Policy debate b) Draft Council Recommendations on the National Reform

Programmes 2019 to each Member State and Draft explanatory note Approval

  • c) 
    Assessment of the 2019 country-specific Recommendations

    (CSRs) and the implementation of the 2018 CSRs Endorsement of the opinions of the Employment Committee (EMCO) and the Social Protection Committee (SPC)

  • d) 
    Proposal for a Council Decision on guidelines for the employment policies of the Member States

    Political agreement/ Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on the European Court of Auditors’ Special Report on the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on gender pay gap

Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on health and safety at work in the context of new forms of work Adoption

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Information from the Presidency

(poss.) Recent international developments in the field of social policy Information from the Commission

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

MEETING ON 14 JUNE 2019

HEALTH

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on health technology assessment and amending

Directive 2011/24/EU

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0018 (COD)

Progress report / (poss.) General approach

Non-legislative activities

Draft Council conclusions on antimicrobial resistance and hospital-acquired infections

Adoption

Any other business

Outcome of conferences organised by the Romanian Presidency

Information from the Presidency

(poss.) Outcome of the Informal Meeting of Health Ministers

(Bucharest, 15 April 2019)

Information from the Presidency

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

First reading

Public debate proposed by the Presidency (Article 8(2) of the Council's Rules of Procedure)

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL (INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, RESEARCH AND SPACE)

BRUSSELS – 18/19 FEBRUARY 2019

MEETING ON 18 FEBRUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

INTERNAL MARKET AND INDUSTRY

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Company Law Package

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions

(poss.) Policy debate / General approach

Non-legislative activities

Impact of artificial intelligence on EU industry

Presentation by the Commission and the Presidency

Exchange of views

Draft Council conclusions on the artificial intelligence action plan Adoption

Competitiveness "check-up"

Presentation by the Commission

Exchange of views

Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy

Exchange of views

European Semester

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union) a) Company Law Package

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and the Council amending Directive (EU) 2017/1132 as regards the use of digital tools and processes in company law Interinstitutional file: 2018/0113 (COD)

  • b) 
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on Single Market Programme

    Interinstitutional file: 2018/0231 (COD) c) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

    Council on enforcement of Union harmonisation legislation on products Interinstitutional file: 2017/0353 (COD)

  • d) 
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on promoting fairness and transparency for business

    users of online intermediation services Interinstitutional file: 2018/0112 (COD)

  • e) 
    Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on copyright in the Digital Single Market

    Interinstitutional file: 2016/0280 (COD) f) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

    Council amending Regulation (EU) 98/2013 on the marketing and use of explosives precursors Interinstitutional file: 2018/0103 (COD)

  • g) 
    Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on type-approval requirements for motor vehicles and

    their trailers, and systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles, as regards their general safety and the protection of vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users, amending Regulation (EU) 2018/858 and repealing Regulations (EC) 78/2009, (EC) 79/2009 and (EC) 661/2009 Interinstitutional file: 2018/0145 (COD)

  • h) 
    (poss.) New Deal for Consumers

    Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 93/13/EEC of 5 April 1993, Directive 98/6/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, Directive 2005/29/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 2011/83/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards better enforcement and modernisation of EU consumer protection rules Interinstitutional file: 2018/0090 (COD)

  • i) 
    (poss.) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) 469/2009

    concerning the supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products Interinstitutional file: 2018/0161 (COD)

Information from the Presidency

MEETING ON 19 FEBRUARY 2019

RESEARCH

Non-legislative activities

Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Interinstitutional file: 2018/0225 (COD)

Partial general approach

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and

Innovation 2021-2027 Package

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council establishing Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and laying down its rules for participation and dissemination

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0224 (COD)

Information from the Presidency

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL (INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, RESEARCH AND SPACE)

BRUSSELS – 27/28 MAY 2019

MEETING ON 27 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

INTERNAL MARKET AND INDUSTRY

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

New Deal for Consumers

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers, and repealing Directive 2009/22/EC

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0089 (COD)

(poss.) General approach

Company Law Package

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council amending Directive (EU) 2018/1132 as regards cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions

(poss.) General approach

Non-legislative activities

Draft Council conclusions on an EU Industrial Policy: Vision for 2030

Policy debate

Adoption

Competitiveness "check-up"

Presentation by the Commission

Exchange of views

Draft Council conclusions on Single Market: An updated approach

Policy debate

Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on the importance of tourism for EU economic growth and regional development

Policy debate

Adoption

Any other business

Better Regulation

Information from the Presidency

Forum dedicated to auto industry

(Craiova, Romania, March 2019)

Information from the Presidency

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

MEETING ON 28 MAY 2019

SPACE

Non-legislative activities

Strengthening Europe’s role as a global actor and promoting international cooperation, space diplomacy and contributing to building the global space governance

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Information from the Presidency

(poss.) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the space programme of the Union and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme and repealing Regulations (EU) No 912/2010, (EU) No 1285/2013, (EU) No 377/2014 and Decision 541/2014/EU - Partial mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0236 (COD)

Information from the Presidency

RESEARCH

Non-legislative activities

Proposal for a Council Regulation establishing the Research and

Training Programme of the European Atomic Energy Community for the period 2021-2025 complementing Horizon Europe i – the

Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

(poss.) Partial general approach

Proposal for a Council Decision amending Decision

2007/198/Euratom establishing the European Joint Undertaking for

ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy and conferring advantages upon it

(poss.) Partial general approach

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union) a) Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and

Innovation 2021-2027 Package i) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and laying down its rules for participation and dissemination Interinstitutional file: 2018/0224 (COD) ii) Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe i - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Interinstitutional file: 2018/0225 (COD)

  • b) 
    (poss.) European Institute of Innovation and Technology i) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) 294/2008 establishing the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
    • ii) 
      Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Strategic Innovation Agenda of the

      European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Information from the Presidency

    First reading

    Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – (poss.) 4 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other essential parameters and repealing Regulation (EC) 1222/2009 Interinstitutional file: 2018/0148 (COD)

General approach

Non-legislative activities

Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy- energy aspects

Exchange of views

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on

European Union) a) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council amending Directive 2009/73/EC concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas Interinstitutional file: 2016/0294 (COD) State of play

  • b) 
    Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on adapting Directive 2012/27/EU of the European

    Parliament and of the Council on energy efficiency [as amended by Directive 2018/XXX/EU] and Regulation (EU) 2018/XXX of the European Parliament and of the Council [Governance of the Energy Union], by reason of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union Interinstitutional file: 2018/0385 (COD) Information from the Presidency

    First reading

    Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

    TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY COUNCIL

    BRUSSELS – 6/7 JUNE 2019

    MEETING ON 6 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

TRANSPORT

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

LAND

(poss.) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council amending Directive 2006/1/EC on the use of vehicles hired without drivers for the carriage of goods by road

Interinstitutional file: 2017/0113/COD

General approach

(poss.) Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council amending Directive 1999/62/EC on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures

Interinstitutional file: 2017/0114/COD

Progress report / (poss.) General approach

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on rail passengers’ rights and obligations (recast)

Interinstitutional file: 2017/0237 (COD)

Progress report / (poss.) General approach

HORIZONTAL

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on streamlining measures for advancing the realisation of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T)

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0138 (COD)

(poss.) General approach

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on electronic freight transport information

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0140 (COD)

(poss.) General approach

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the

Council discontinuing seasonal changes of time and repealing

Directive 2000/84/EC

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0332 (COD)

Progress report / (poss.) General approach

Non-legislative activities

AVIATION

Draft Council conclusions on the CoA report on SESAR

Adoption

SHIPPING

Proposal for a Council Recommendation on safety goals and functional requirements for passenger ships below 24 meters in length Adoption

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union) a) Mobility package I b) Mobility package II c) Mobility package III

Information from the Presidency

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

MEETING ON 7 JUNE 2019

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on ePrivacy and Electronic Communications) Interinstitutional file: 2017/0003(COD)

General approach

Proposal for a Regulation establishing the European Center for competences and research in cybersecurity and the network of national centers for competences and research in cybersecurity

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0328 (COD)

General approach

Non-legislative activities

Proposal for a Council Decision on the participation of the European

Union to the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19)

(Sharm el-Sheikh, 28 October - 22 November 2019)

Progress report

Draft Council conclusions on the Strategy for Digital Single Market beyond 2020 - Vision of Digital Europe after 2020

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union) a) Proposal for a Directive on the re-use of public sector

information Interinstitutional file: 2018/0111(COD)

  • b) 
    Proposal for Regulation establishing the Digital Europe programme i for the period 2021-2027

    Interinstitutional file: 2018/0227(COD)

Information from the Presidency

Ministerial Conference of the Eastern Partnership on the harmonization of digital markets (Bucharest, Romania)

Information from the Presidency

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 25 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Non-legislative activities

(poss.) Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy - energy aspects

Policy debate

Draft Council conclusions on the future of the energy system in the

Energy Union

Adoption

Any other business

Recent developments in the field of external energy relations

Information from the Commission

(poss.) Governance of the Energy Union

Information from the Commission

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 28 JANUARY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

CAP post-2020 legislative proposals: a) new delivery model, CAP strategic plans and performance

framework b) CMO

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Work Programme of the Presidency

Presentation by the Presidency

SCA ITEMS

Protein Plan

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposals

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on

European Union)

Certain rules on direct payments and support for rural development in respect of the years 2019 and 2020 Interinstitutional file: 2018/0414 (COD) Information from the Presidency

First reading

Public debate proposed by the Presidency (Article 8(2) of the Council's Rules of

Procedure)

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 18 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

CAP post-2020 legislative proposals

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Bioeconomy

Exchange of views

Task Force Rural Africa (TFRA)

Information from the TFRA Chair and from the Commission

Exchange of views on agricultural issues

Any other business

Water and agriculture - outcome of the workshops organised by the

Task Force on Water

Information from the Commission / Information from the Presidency

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 15/16 APRIL 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

CAP post-2020 legislative proposals

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy - agriculture aspects

Exchange of views

Market situation, including possible initiative on market transparency

Information from the Commission

Exchange of views

Any other business

Research and agriculture

Information from the Presidency

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 14 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

CAP post-2020 legislative proposals

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Trade-related agricultural policies

Information from the Commission

Exchange of views

Any other business

Protein plan

State of play

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

AGRICULTURE AND FISHERIES COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 18 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

CAP post-2020 legislative proposals

(poss.) Partial general approach

FISHERIES

Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the

Council on the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing

Regulation (EU) No 508/2014 of the European Parliament and of the

Council

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0210 (COD)

Partial general approach

Non-legislative activities

FISHERIES

(poss.) Communication from the Commission on the state of play of the Common Fisheries Policy and consultation on the fishing opportunities for 2020

Presentation from the Commission

Exchange of views

AGRICULTURE

SCA ITEMS

Any other business

Protein plan

State of play

G20 Agriculture Ministerial

Information from the Commission

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL

BRUXELLES – 5 MARCH 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Regulation on water reuse

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0169 (COD)

Policy debate

Non-legislative activities

Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy

Policy debate

Greening the European Semester

Exchange of views

(poss.) European Union framework on endocrine disruptors

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposal

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on

European Union)

(poss.) Shipping monitoring, reporting and verification

Presentation by the Commission

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

ENVIRONMENT COUNCIL

LUXEMBOURG – 26 JUNE 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Regulation on water reuse

Interinstitutional file: 2018/0169 (COD)

(poss.) Progress report / General approach

Directive on drinking water (recast)

Interinstitutional file: 2017/0332 (COD)

(poss.) General approach

Non-legislative activities

Environmental Implementation Review (EIR)

Exchange of views

(poss.) Clean Planet for all: Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy

Policy debate

Any other business

Current legislative proposal

(Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

Shipping monitoring, reporting and verification

Information from the Presidency

Reports on main recent international meetings

Information from the Presidency and the Commission

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

First reading

Item based on a Commission proposal PROVISIONAL AGENDA

EDUCATION, YOUTH, CULTURE AND SPORT COUNCIL

BRUSSELS – 22/23 MAY 2019

Adoption of the agenda

(poss.) Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with

Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

EDUCATION

Non-legislative activities

Proposal for a Council Recommendation on a comprehensive approach to the teaching and learning of languages

Adoption

Proposal for a Council Recommendation on high quality early childhood education and care systems

Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on upskilling pathways

Adoption

YOUTH

Non-legislative activities

Draft Council conclusions on improving the adaptability of youth to the challenges of the future of work

Adoption

Any other business

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

CULTURE/AUDIOVISUAL

Non-legislative activities

Draft Council conclusions on future creative generations

Adoption

Draft Council conclusions on improving cross-border circulation of the European cinema works, with particular focus on European co-productions

Adoption

Fighting online disinformation in the digital environment, through media literacy and quality journalism

Policy debate

SPORT

Non-legislative activities

Draft Council conclusions on access to organised sport for people with disabilities

Adoption

Draft Resolution of the Council and the Representatives of the

Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council on the representation of the EU Member States in the Foundation Board of WADA and the coordination of the EU and its Member States’ positions prior to WADA meetings

Adoption

Any other business

Meetings of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

(Montreal, Canada, 14-16 May 2019)

Information from the EU Member States representatives in WADA

Foundation Board

Work programme of the incoming Presidency

Information from the Finnish delegation

First reading

Public debate proposed by the Presidency (Article 8(2) of the Council's Rules of

Procedure)

Item based on a Commission proposal

 
 
 
 

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