European Union: Forthcoming Council Business

House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd July 2002.

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asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the forthcoming business in the Council of the European Union for July, and what will be the major European Union events for the period between 1 July 2002.

Photo of Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean Minister of State (Middle East), Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Minister of State (Trade), Department of Trade and Industry, Minister for Trade and Investment and Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also Department of Trade and Industry), Minister of State (Trade and Investment) Deputy Leader of the House of Lords (also FCO), Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

European Calendar: July 2002
Date Location Event
July 2002
4 Copenhagen EU/Ukraine
8 Tokyo EU/Japan
11–12 Brussels Plenery Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
12–13 Kolding Meeting of Employment and Social Policy Ministers (Ministerial Informal)
15–16 Brussels Agriculture Council
19 Brussels Budget meeting
19–21 Arhus Meeting of Environment Ministers (Ministerial Informal)
21–22 Brussels General Affairs Council
30–31 Brunei ASEAN Regional Forum (Ministerial)
30–1 Brunei EU/South Korea (Ministerial Troika)
30–1 Brunei EU/North Korea (Ministerial Troika)

The following are the principal events in the EU between 1 August and December 2002. The list is based on the information available at the date of issue.

European Calendar: August 2002–December 2002
Date Location Event
August 2002
1–2 Brunei ASEAN post-Ministerial Conference (Troika)
27–29 Ilulissat Meeting of the Northern Dimension (Ministerial)
31–1 Elsinore Gymnich (Ministerial Informal)
September 2002
6 Brussels ASEM Economic Ministers Meeting
6–8 Copenhagen ECOFIN (Ministerial Informal)
8–10 Nyborg Agriculture Council (Ministerial Informal)
12–13 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
12–13 Copenhagen Justice and Home Affairs Council (Ministerial Informal)
22–24 Copenhagen ASEM Meeting
23–24 Brussels Agriculture Council
24 Copenhagen EU/China
24 Copenhagen EU/South Korea
26 Brussels Internal Market, Consumer Affairs and Tourism Council
27 Tent ACP/EU Ministers Meeting
30 Brussels Research Council
30–1 Brussels General Affairs Council October 2002
3–4 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
3–4 Brussels Transport and Telecommunications Council
7–8 Copenhagen EU/Canada (Ministerial)
8 Brussels ECOFIN
8 Brussels Employment and Social Policy Council
10 Copenhagen EU/India
14 Brussels Fisheries Council
14–15 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs, and Civil Protection Council
15–16 Brussels Agriculture Council
17 Brussels Environment Council
18–19 Aalborg Internal Market, Consumer Affairs and Industry Meeting (Ministerial Informal)
21–22 Brussels General Affairs Council
24–25 Brussels European Council
28–29 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
November 2002
1 Brussels Culture Council
2 Brussels ECOFIN—Troika meeting on Macro-Economics Dialogue
7–8 Copenhagen EU/SADC (Ministerial)
7–8 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
11 Copenhagen EU/Russia
12 Brussels Education and Youth Council
14–15 Brussels Internal Market, Consumer Affairs and Youth Council
18 Brussels Fisheries Council
18–19 Brussels General Affairs Council
19–20 Brussels Agriculture Council
22 Brussels Development Council
25–26 Brussels Budget (Council)
25–26 Brussels Industry and Energy Council
28 Ouagadougou EU/Africa
28–29 Brussels Justice and Home Affairs, and Civil Protection Council
December 2002
2–3 Brussels ECOFIN
3 Brussels Employment and Social Policy Council
5–6 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe
5–6 Brussels Transport and Telecommunications Council
9–10 Brussels General Affairs Council
9–10 Brussels Environment Council
12–13 Copenhagen European Council
16 Copenhagen/
Washington EU/US (Ministerial)
16–17 Brussels Fisheries Council
18–19 Brussels Agriculture Council
19–20 Ottawa EU/Canada
20–21 Brussels Plenary Session of the Convention on the Future of Europe

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