Updated – Agenda: Agriculture and Fisheries Council (29 January 2018)

Update: the draft minutes of the meeting are now available.

Lists of A Items (non-legislative activities and legislative deliberations) are now available. Items concerning energy & climate and environment, digital, trade and transport policy.

Ministers will have an exchange of views on the Commission communication on “The Future of Food and Farming” and be informed about international agricultural trade issues. AOB items include the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture and the situation in the sugar market after the abolition of quota system.

View the draft minutes. 

View a document on the outcome of the meeting. 

Main results of the meeting.


Background brief. 

View the meeting page.

Click here for the full provisional agenda which includes:

4. Communication from the Commission on “The Future of Food and Farming”
Information from the Commission Exchange of views
5241/18

6. Trade-related agricultural issues
Information from the Commission
5344/18

AOB items:

7 a. Situation in the sugar market after the abolition of quota system
Information from the Polish delegation:
5340/18

7 d. Agriculture Ministers Conference 2018 in the context of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (Berlin, 20 January 2018) Information from the German delegation
5481/18


Click here for the full list of ‘A’ Items (non-legislative activities) which includes:

Energy & Climate and Environment

 

15. Commission Decision (EU) …/… of XXX on the sectoral reference document on best environmental management practices, sector environmental performance indicators and benchmarks of excellence for the agriculture sector under Regulation (EC) No 1221/2009 on the voluntary participation by organisations in a Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) Decision not to oppose adoption approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018 5201/18 + COR 1 14315/17 + ADD 1

Internal Market and Industry

16. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… correcting the Estonian language version of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/654 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to technical and general requirements relating to emission limits and type approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery
Delegated act – Intention not to raise objections
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5405/18 16010/17 + ADD 1

17. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… of 15.12.2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 44/2014, as regards vehicle construction and general requirements, and Delegated Regulation (EU) No 134/2014, as regards environmental and propulsion unit performance requirements for the approval of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles
Delegated act – Intention not to raise objections
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5404/18 15857/17 + ADD 1


Transport

2. European Court of Auditors’ Special Report No 13/2017
Adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5300/18

3. EU-USA – conclusion of the Air Transport Agreement
Adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5383/18 + ADD 1
13419/16

4. EU-ASECNA Cooperation Agreement on the development of satellite navigation and associated services for the benefit of civil aviation
Request for the consent of the European Parliament
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5465/18
11351/17

16. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… correcting the Estonian language version of Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/654 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to technical and general requirements relating to emission limits and type approval for internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery
Delegated act – Intention not to raise objections
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5405/18 16010/17 + ADD 1

17. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… of 15.12.2017 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 44/2014, as regards vehicle construction and general requirements, and Delegated Regulation (EU) No 134/2014, as regards environmental and propulsion unit performance requirements for the approval of two- or three-wheel vehicles and quadricycles
Delegated act – Intention not to raise objections
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018
5404/18 15857/17 + ADD 1

30. Council Decision within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex XIII (Transport) to the EEA Agreement Adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 18.01.2018
15400/17 15399/17


Digital

29. Council Decision within the EEA Joint Committee concerning an amendment to Annex XI (Electronic communication, audiovisual services and information society) to the EEA
Agreement
Adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 18.01.2018
15391/17
15390/17


Trade

21. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… of 14.12.2017 amending Annexes V and IX to Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 of
the European Parliament and of the Council applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences
Delegated act – Intention not to raise objections
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 24.01.2018
5428/18
15821/17 + ADD 1

14. Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/… of 15.12.2017 on key elements of data storage contracts to be concluded as part of a traceability system for tobacco products
Decision not to oppose adoption
approved by Coreper, Part 1, on 26.01.2018

29. EU position for the EU-Georgia Association Council (Brussels, 5 February 2018)
Approval
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 24.01.2018

32. EU-Afghanistan Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development – Decision on the conclusion
Request for the consent of the European Parliament
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 24.01.2018
5219/18


Click here to view the list A Items (Legislative deliberations) which includes:

Trade

Additional customs duties on imports of certain USA products (codification)
Adoption of the legislative act
approved by Coreper, Part 2, on 24.01.2018
5406/18
PE-CONS 60/17

Source: Council of the European Union

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