Commissioners’ Weekly Activities (2 October – 6 October 2017)

Weekly activities of the Commissioners in energy & climate, environment, digital, trade, and transport policy.

Energy, Climate & Environment

Monday 2 October

  • Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a speech at the Expert Group on Circular Economy Financing, in Brussels.
  • Mr Karmenu Vella in Strasbourg, France: meets Ms Karen Ellemann, Minister for Fisheries, Equal Opportunities and Nordic Cooperation of Denmark.
  • Mr Carlos Moedas participates in a working lunch with the members of the High-level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative, in Brussels.

Tuesday 3 October 

  • Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Paris, France (until 06/10): on Energy Union Tour meets Mr Bruno Le Maire, Minister for Economy and Finance of France.

Wednesday 4 October

  • Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Paris, France: on Energy Union Tour: participates in a workshop with clean energy and innovation stakeholders, organised by Station F start-ups campus.
  • Mr Jyrki Katainen delivers a keynote speech at the Industrial Innovation Information Days conference, in Brussels.
  • Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Ms Christel Heydemann, Executive Vice-President of Schneider Electric.

Thursday 5 October

  • Ms Federica Mogherini, Mr Neven Mimica and Mr Karmenu Vella in St Julian’s, Malta: deliver speeches at the “Our Ocean fourth high-level conference“, in the presence of Mr Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister for Malta.
  • Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Paris, France: on Energy Union Tour: delivers the keynote opening speech at Euractiv Conference on “Energy transition in France, what to expect from the new Government?”; meets Mr Nicolas Hulot, Minister of State, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition; meets Ms Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Transport; participates in a Citizens’ dialogue together with Mr Bertrand Piccard, Explorer and Chairman of Solar Impulse Foundation.
  • Mr Miguel Arias Cañete in Malaga, Spain: participates in the Citizens’ dialogue.
  • Ms Margrethe Vestager in Copenhagen, Denmark (until 08/10): delivers a keynote speech at a debate on Energy policy organised by the Danish combined heat and power plants association; participates in the conference on “New Energy deal” organised by the Confederation of Danish Industry; and delivers a keynote speech at the NETOP Forum (network for information on current state of the European Union).

Friday 6 October

  • Mr Frans Timmermans, Mr Neven Mimica andMr Karmenu Vella in St Julian’s, Malta: deliver speeches at the “Our Ocean fourth high-level conference“.
  • Mr Maroš Šefčovič in Paris, France: onEnergy Union Tour: meets Mr Edouard Philippe, Prime Minister of France.

Digital

Monday 2 October

Tuesday 3 October 

  • Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Mr Piotr Dmochowski-Lipski, Executive Secretary of EUTELSAT IGO
  • Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Mr Ludovic Orban, President of the National Liberal Party (PNL) of Romania.

Wednesday 4 October

  • Mr Andrus Ansip in Tallinn, Estonia (until 06/10): attends the meeting of Government Chief Information Officer Network (CIO) on the Digital single Market state of play in Europe and Q&A about eGov.
  • Ms Mariya Gabriel receives Ms Christel Heydemann, Executive Vice-President of Schneider Electric.

Thursday 5 October

Friday 6 October


Trade

Monday 2 October

  • Mr Jyrki Katainen and Ms Cecilia Malmström meet a delegation of business leaders from South-East Asia, organised by the EU-ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Business Council, in Brussels

Thursday 5 October

  • EU-India Summit

Friday 6 October

  • EU-India Summit
  • President Jean-Claude Juncker in New Delhi, India: participates in the EU-India Summit together with Ms Federica Mogherini, Mr Donald Tusk, President of the European Council and Mr Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; and delivers a keynote speech at the EU-India Business Forum.
  • Ms Cecilia Malmström participates in the Civil Society Dialogue on Trade and Sustainable Development Chapters, in Brussels.

Transport

Monday 2 October

  • Mr Carlos Moedas participates in a working lunch with the members of the High-level Panel of the European Decarbonisation Pathways Initiative, in Brussels.

General

Monday 2 October

  • President Jean-Claude Juncker receivesMs Françoise Grossetête and Mr Peter Liese, Members of the European Parliament.
  • President Jean-Claude Juncker receives Mr Joseph Daul, President of the European People’s Party (EPP) and Mr Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament.

Tuesday 3 October 

  • President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the Plenary of the European Parliament on the state of play of negotiations with the United Kingdom.

 


Click here for the full list of activities.

Source: European Commission

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