A summary of the policy debate is now available.
Adoption of the legislative act at the 3581st meeting of the Council of the European Union (Transport, Telecommunications and Energy) 4-5 December 2017, Brussels
Update: the main results are now available.
The Council is due to agree a general approach on an updated mandate for the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communication (BEREC). Ministers will also look at the progress made on a proposal to update privacy rules for electronic communications (ePrivacy). They will hold a policy debate on a draft regulation on the free flow of non-personal data. The presidency will brief ministers on the state of play of negotiations on a European electronic communications code. It will also provide information on Council conclusions on cybersecurity, from 20 November, as well as a draft Council action plan for their implementation. Lastly, the incoming Bulgarian presidency will present its work programme.
Results of the votes on the adoption of the draft opinion are available.
A summary of the progress report from the Presidency is now available.
The first ever EU-wide rules for the civil use of drones were agreed by EP and Council negotiators on Thursday morning.
A two-day international visionary conference, organised at the initiative of the Estonian Ministry of Culture, concluded on Tuesday, 28 November. At the event, experts from the audiovisual and film industry spheres, policy makers and visionaries discussed how the European media and film industry can retain its cultural distinctiveness and remain relevant within the context of the digital era and globalisation.
Amendments 1-22 are now available.
A summary of the adoption of the general approach is now available.