Council provisional agendas at-a-glance

The draft agendas for formal meetings of the EU Council of Ministers meeting under the Greek presidency during the first half 2014 are posted in document 18158/13. Copied below are the main points for Environment and Energy Councils. For all three meetings (formal & informal) both groups of ministers meet on adjoining days.

ENVIRONMENT Council (inc. climate) Monday 3 March, Brussels

  • Air pollution package – exchange of views
  • 2030 climate & energy framework – exchange of views
  • Greening the European Semester – exchange of views

ENERGY Council: Tuesday 4 March, Brussels

  • (poss) Indirect Land-use Change (ILUC) amending act – political agreement
  • 2030 climate & energy framework – policy debate
  • Energy prices – policy debate
  • AOB – External relations – info from EC
  • AOB – Nuclear – info from presidency & EC

ATHENS informal meetings

  • Environment ministers, 14-15 May
  • Energy ministers, 15-16 May

ENVIRONMENT Council (inc. climate) Thursday 12 June, Luxembourg

  • (poss) Air pollution package – exchange of views
  • (poss) Shale gas framework – exchange of views
  • Packaging Waste Directive (carrier bags) – political agreement
  • Biodiversity Convention CBD COP12, October – Council ‘conclusions’
  • A.O.B. – updates on 5 items (see list in doc)

ENERGY Council: Friday 13 June, Luxembourg

  • Internal energy market – follow-up policy debate
  • Energy prices – Council ‘conclusions’
  • External relations – Update Presidency & EC & possible ‘conclusions’
  • Italian incoming presidency: work programme

More detailed information for the meetings will become available nearer the time. All agendas are subject to change. See also Council meetings and GR presidency gr2014.eu.

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