Forward look: 8 - 21 November 2021

Source: Council of the European Union (Council) i, published on Friday, November 5 2021.

Economic and Financial Affairs Council, Tuesday 9 November

Ministers will discuss the review of the economic governance framework, energy prices and the Basel III package.

Foreign Affairs Council (Trade), Thursday 11 November

The Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) meeting on 11 November will focus on the WTO reform and preparations for the next WTO Ministerial Conference and EU-US trade relations, among other subjects.

Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Budget), Friday 12 November

The Council will prepare for the conciliation committee meeting on the EU 2022 budget and then resume its session to either endorse the agreement with the European Parliament or decide on the next steps.

Foreign Affairs Council, Monday 15 November

The Foreign Affairs Council will be informed about current affairs, and exchange views on the Western Balkans and the Sahel.

Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Monday 15 November

Agriculture and fisheries ministers will meet in Brussels this month to adopt conclusions on the new EU forest strategy for 2030.

Foreign Affairs Council (Foreign Affairs and Defence), Monday 15 November

The Foreign Affairs Council will hold a joint session with foreign affairs and defence ministers during which it will exchange views on the first draft of the Strategic Compass.

Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Tuesday 16 November

The Foreign Affairs Council (Defence) will be informed about current affairs and exchange views on EU Training missions.

General Affairs Council (Cohesion), Thursday 18 November

The Council will hold a policy debate on the contribution of Cohesion Policy to the recovery, competitive sustainability, green and digital transition, resilience and economic, social and territorial cohesion.

Foreign Affairs Council (Development), Friday 19 November

The Foreign Affairs Council (Development) meeting will discuss Water in External Action, with a focus on Central Asia. In the margins of the meeting, development ministers will informally exchange with Samantha Power, Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.