At-a-glance: Italy Council agendas

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Lasting until end 2014, the Italian presidency of the EU Council of Ministers follows a familiar pattern. The main meetings and main agenda points at each are listed below, based on a longer Council source document here.

Informal ENERGY Council, 6 October, Italy

  • Agendas for informal Council meetings are not published in advance. Italian presidency website here. The informal Environment Council was on 16-17 July.

EUROPEAN COUNCIL, 23-24 October

  • 2030 framework

ENVIRONMENT Council, 28 October, Luxembourg

  • Climate UNFCCC COP21 Lima – conclusions
  • Greening European Semester & Europe 2020 strategy – Exchange views/conclusions
  • (AOB) 2030 framework – follow-up to EUCO 23-24 Oct

ENERGY Council, 9 December, Brussels

  • 2030 framework – policy debate
  • Internal Energy Market – conclusions
  • Europe 2020 – mid-term review
  • External relations – info from presidency & EC

ENVIRONMENT Council, 17 December, Brussels

  • Maritime MRV Regulation – political agreement
  • Waste Package – orientation debate
  • Post-2015 Development Agenda – public debate
  • (poss) Plastic Bags Directive – political agreement
  • (poss) Medium Combustion Plants Directive – general approval
  • AOB – NEC Directive – International – Incoming Presidency

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