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Indicative programme - Environment Council of 26 June 2019

Met dank overgenomen van Raad van de Europese Unie (Raad) i, gepubliceerd op vrijdag 21 juni 2019.


European Convention Centre Luxembourg (ECCL)


Graţiela Leocadia Gavrilescu, Romanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Environment

Ioan Deneș, Minister of Waters and Forests

All times are approximate and subject to change

from 08.30


+/- 09.00

Doorstep by Minister Gavrilescu

+/- 09.05

Doorstep by Minister Deneș

+/- 10.00

Beginning of Environment Council meeting (Roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of non-legislative A items

+/- 10.10

Towards a Sustainable Chemicals Policy Strategy of the Union - Council conclusions

+/- 11.30

Regulation on water reuse (public session)

+/- 12.50

Any other business

  • Strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy
  • Commission communication on the draft integrated national energy and climate plans
  • Current legislative proposal - MRV for shipping (public session)
  • Conference on carbon pricing and aviation taxes (The Hague, 20-21 June 2019)

+/- 13.30

Working lunch: discussion on single use plastics and the next steps for combatting marine litter

+/- 15.00

Environmental Implementation Review

+/- 16.30

Any other business

  • Workshop on the future Environment Action Programme
  • Possible European measures to support clean mobility and in particular, electromobility
  • Reports on main recent international meetings: Triple COPs to the Basel (COP 14), Rotterdam (COP 9) and Stockholm (COP 9) Conventions (Geneva, 29 April - 10 May 2019), UNEA 4 (Nairobi, 11-15 March 2019)
  • G7 Environment Ministers' Meeting (Metz, France, 5-6 May 2019)
  • Current legislative proposal - LIFE programme (public session)
  • Work programme of the incoming Presidency

+/- 17.00

Press conference (live streaming)