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Zaterdag 11 juli 2020

Indicative programme - Environment Council of 4 October 2019

Met dank overgenomen van Raad van de Europese Unie (Raad) i, gepubliceerd op donderdag 3 oktober 2019.


European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL)


Krista Mikkonen, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change

All times are approximate and subject to change

from 8.00


+/- 8.30

Doorstep by Minister Mikkonen

+/- 9.30

Beginning of Environment Council meeting (Roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of non-legislative A items


Conclusions on climate change for COP25 (public session)

+/- 11.25

Policy debate on the EU's strategic long-term vision for a climate neutral economy (public session)

+/- 13.25

Any other business:

  • Transition to a fleet of zero-emission passenger cars (public session)

+/- 13.30

Informal lunch: Discussion on the future of EU's environment and climate policy

+/- 15.00

Conclusions on "More circularity - Transition to a sustainable society" (public session)

+/- 16.00

Conclusions on "The 8th Environment Action Programme" (public session)

+/- 17.00

Any other business: (public session)

  • Current legislative proposals: regulation on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions from light passenger and commercial vehicles (Euro 5 and Euro 6); regulation on a taxonomy for sustainable finance
  • EU action to protect and restore the world's forests
  • Report on main recent international meeting: CITES COP 18
  • 7th high-level dialogue conference of the China-Europe water platform

At the end of the meeting (+/- 18.00):

Press conference (live streaming)