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548th EESC plenary session, Brussel

József Antall-gebouw; (c) Atelier de Genval- Cerau - M. Van Campenhout, - Tractebel dev s.a. et ingénieurs associés
(c) Atelier de Genval- Cerau - M. Van Campenhout, - Tractebel dev s.a. et ingénieurs associés
datum 11 december 2019 14:30 - 20:00
plaats Brussel, België
locatie József Antall (JAN) i Toon locatie
aanwezigen J.P. (Jutta) Urpilainen i, H. (Helena) Dalli i e.a.
organisatie Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC) i

agenda - plenary session on 11-12 December 2019

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PLENARY SESSION

December 2019

Agenda

Plenary session No

548

Date

11-12/12/2019

Venue

European Parliament

Room

JAN 4Q2 (Anna Lindh room)

First day of plenary session

11/12/2019, 15:00

Second day of plenary session

12/12/2019, 09:15

 

Debate on the theme From development to partnership, in connection with the REX/516 dossier, with:

  • Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships
  • Isabelle A.J. Durant, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Abozer Elmana Elligai, president of the African Union's Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) (to be confirmed)
  • Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, permanent representative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the European institutions in Brussels
  • The AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub, with Elena Bonell de Pascual, representing the Business & Job Creation cluster, and Oyewole Oginni, representing the Peace & Security cluster

on Thursday 12 December at 9.15 a.m.

 

2019 Civil Society Prize award ceremony, on the theme of

More women in Europe's society and economy

with Helena Dalli,

European Commissioner for Equality (to be confirmed)

on Thursday 12 December at 11.15 a.m.

Please remember to sign the attendance list at the entrance to the meeting room.

Final version of the draft agenda, approved by the Bureau on 10/12/2019.

This meeting will be recorded following the procedure set out in Decision No 206/17A.

Last update: 10/12/2019, 17:27

Wednesday 11 December 2019

 

10:00

Group I

Room JDE 62

     

09:30

Group II

Room JDE 52

     

10:00

Group III

Room JDE 51

     

15:00

OPENING OF THE PLENARY SESSION

Room JAN 4Q2

(European Parliament)

     
   

Presence of a quorum

     
   

Adoption of the draft agenda

     
   

Approval of the minutes of the 547th plenary session, held on 30 and 31 October 2019 (EESC-2019-04301-00-00-PV)

 
   

Declaration by the president on the situation in Malta

 
     
     
   

COMMITTEE OPINIONS

TO BE PUT STRAIGHT TO THE VOTE

     
   

INT/891

Report on Competition Policy 2018

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions - report on competition policy 2018

COM(2019) 339

EESC-2019-04461-00-01-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Gerardo Larghi (IT-II)

     
   

OPINIONS DRAWN UP UNDER THE SIMPLIFIED PROCEDURE (CATEGORY C)

     
   

NAT/779

Financial discipline and flexibility between pillars (category C)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 1306/2013 as regards financial discipline as from financial year 2021 and Regulation (EU) No 1307/2013 as regards flexibility between pillars in respect of the year 2020

COM(2019)580 2019-253-COD

EESC-2019-05228-00-00-PAC-TRA

 
   

OPINIONS TO BE DISCUSSED

     
   

INT/883

"Use-value" is back: new prospects and challenges for European products and services (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-01356-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Dimitris Dimitriadis (EL-I)

     
   

SOC/583

Common minimum standards in the field of unemployment insurance in EU Member States - A concrete step towards effective implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

EESC-2018-01543-00-02-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Oliver Röpke (AT-II)

     
   

SOC/616

Shaping the EU agenda for disability rights 2020-2030: a contribution from the European Economic and Social Committee (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-01571-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Ioannis Vardakastanis (EL-III)

     
   

REX/519

Digitalisation and SMEs in the Euro-Mediterranean region (information report)

EESC-2019-02062-00-00-RI-TRA

Rapporteur: Helena de Felipe Lehtonen (ES-I)

     
   

REX/518

Binding UN agreement on business and human rights (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-01278-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Thomas Wagnsonner (AT-II)

     
   

NAT/767

Evaluation on Environmental Crime Directive (information report)

EESC-2019-01597-00-00-RI-TRA

Rapporteur: Arnaud Schwartz (FR-III)

Co-rapporteur: Vladimír Novotný (CZ-I)

     
   

NAT/771

Populism and fundamental rights - suburban and rural areas (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-02189-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Karolina Dreszer-Smalec (PL-III)

Co-rapporteur: Jukka Ahtela (FI-I)

     
   

ECO/494

Taxation/private investment and the Sustainable Development Goals - cooperation with the UN Committee of Experts on International Cooperation in Tax Matters (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-01193-00-00-PA-TRA

Rapporteur: Krister Andersson (SE-I)

     
   

Other business

     
   

Date of the next plenary session

     

+/- 19:30

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Thursday 12 December 2019

     

09:15

 

RESUMPTION

     

+/- 9:15-11:15

 

Debate on the theme From development to partnership, in connection with the REX/516 dossier

  • Introduction by Luca Jahier, president of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Statement by Isabelle A.J. Durant, deputy secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
  • Statements by Arno Metzler and Thomas Wagnsonner, co-rapporteurs for the opinion REX/516
  • Statement by Abozer Elmana Elligai, president of the African Union's Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC)
  • Statement by Mikolaj Dowgielewicz, permanent representative of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to the European institutions in Brussels
  • Statements by Elena Bonell de Pascual, representing the Business & Job Creation cluster, and Oyewole Oginni, representing the Peace & Security cluster, of the AU-EU Youth Cooperation Hub
  • General debate - statements by the group presidents/members on behalf of the groups
  • Responses by the speakers
  • Conclusions by Jutta Urpilainen, European Commissioner for International Partnerships
  • Conclusions by Luca Jahier
     
   

REX/516

External aid, investment and trade as instruments to reduce the reasons of economic migration, with a special focus on Africa (own-initiative opinion)

EESC-2019-02059-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Arno Metzler (DE-III)

Co-rapporteur: Thomas Wagnsonner (AT-II)

 

+/- 11:15-13:00

 
 

2019 Civil Society Prize award ceremony, on the theme of

More women in Europe's society and economy

with Helena Dalli,

European Commissioner for Equality

 
     
     

± 13:00

 

END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

     

All documents are available on the Members' Portal.

 

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