April

FREE News: The European Institutions’ Events: 20th – 24th April

General events of the Council of the European Union and Calendar of Meetings (Committee Working Parties)

General events of the European Parliament

General events of the European Commission and DG Home

General events of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Main events in the area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and External area of Freedom, Security and Justice (EAFSJ)

Monday 20th April

European Commission:

Forum on future of gender equality, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels, Belgium, 20-21 April, 9-19.

9th round of negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, European Commission, Political Meetings, External relations and foreign affairs, New York City, USA, 20-24 April,

Council of the European Union:JHA COUNSELLORS :Meeting n°238030: Bruxelles, Justus Lipsius, h 10:00, Room 50.2; Meeting n°236653: Bruxelles, Justus Lipsius, h 15:00, Room 35.8.

Tuesday 21h April

European Parliament: Press conference: Presentation of the Paper of the S&D Group on countering terrorism: Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050, 13:30 – 14:00m with Tanja FAJON (S&D, SL) and Knut FLECKENSTEIN (S&D, DE).

European Commission: Forum on future of gender equality, Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels, 20-21 April, h 9-19.

Council of the European Union: FRIENDS OF THE PRESIDENCY: Meeting n°236671, Bruxelles, Justus Lipsius, h 10:00, Room 20.8

Court of Justice of the European Union: Hearing Joined casesC-132/14, C-133/14, C-134/14, C-135/14, C-136/14: Parliament v Council, Commission v Council, Parliament v Council, Law governing the institutions, Court of Justice – Grand Chamber, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, h 9.30.

Wednesday 22th April

European Parliament: press conference: Protection of traditional minorities in the EU, Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050, h 18:30 – 19:00, with József NAGY (EPP, SK), Béla BUGÁR and László BUKOVSZKY.

Council of the European Union: JHA COUNSELLORS: Meeting n°238029, Justus Lipsius, h 10:00, Room 35.6; Coreper I: Meeting n°233182, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 50.7.; FRIENDS OF THE PRESIDENCY: Meeting n°237987, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 35.1-

Court of Justice of the European Union:Hearing C-299/14; Garcia-Nieto and Others, Citizenship of the Union , Court of Justice (Luxembourg), Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, h 9.30.

Judgment C-120/14 P:Klein v Commission, Law governing the institutions, Court of Justice – Second Chamber, Courtroom III – Level 6, h 9.30.

Thursday 23th April

Council of the European Union: JHA COUNSELLORS, Meeting n°238070, Justus Lipsius, h 15:00, Room 20.3.

European Parliament: Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 3C50, h 09:00 – 12:30:

  • Joint Operational Team (JOT) “Mare” – discussion with Europol and the European Commission(09.00.10.00)
  • STOA study on Mass Surveillance (December 2014) – Part 1: risks and opportunities raised by the current generation of network services and applications – discussion with Stefan SCHUSTER, Project Director, TECNALIA Research and Innovation; Part 2: technology foresight, options for longer-term security and privacy improvements – discussion with Patrick de GRAAF, Principal Consultant/lead Cybersecurity, Capgemini Consulting (10.30-11.30)

Subcommittee on Human Rights:Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 4B001, h 09:00 – 12:30.In association with the Delegation for relations with the Mashreq countries:

  • Discussion on human rights in Syria on the occasion of the 4th anniversary of the uprising
  • Hearing on the situation of the Roma minority in third countries(11.00 – 12.30)

Court of Justice of the European Union: Judgment C-38/14: Zaizoune, Area of Freedom, Security and Justice ,Court of Justice (Luxembourg), Courtroom IV – Level 6, h 9.30 (Court of Justice – Fourth Chamber).

Opinion C-366/13:Profit Investment SIM,Area of Freedom, Security and Justice Court of Justice (Luxembourg), Courtroom IV – Level 6, h 9.30 (Court of Justice – Fourth Chamber).

Judgment C-382/13:Franzen and Others, Court of Justice – Fourth Chamber,Courtroom IV – Level 6, 09:30.

Opinion C-689/13:PFE, Law governing the institutions, Court of Justice – Fifth Chamber,Courtroom I – Level 8, 09:30.

Friday 24th April

Council of the European Union: Coreper I: Meeting n°237558, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 50.7.

FREE News: The European Institutions’ Events: 13th – 17th April

General events of the Council of the European Union and Calendar of Meetings (Committee Working Parties)

General events of the European Parliament

General events of the European Commission and DG Home

General events of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Main events in the area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and External area of Freedom, Security and Justice (EAFSJ)

Monday 13th April

European Parliament:

Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: Brussels, 15.00-18.30, Room Paul-Henri Spaak, 1A2; 15:00 – 18:30:”European institutions and human rights in Europe; Joint Operational Team (JOT) “Mare” – In camera (possibly, 18.00-18.30):EU-US agreement on the protection of personal data when transferred and processed for law enforcement purposes (EU-US “umbrella agreement”) – debriefing on the state of play of negotiations.

– Committee on Foreign Affairs, Brussels, Jòzsef Antall, 2Q2, 15-18.30: Public hearing on the security challenges in the MENA region and the prospects for political stability.

– Committee on International Trade: Brussels, 9.00 – 18.30, Jòzsef Antall, 6Q2: Discussion and Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – Consideration of amendments – Rapporteur: Bernd LANGE (S&D, DE)

European Commission: ECI DAY 2015: Review-Renew-Reset!: EESC, rue Belliard 99, Brussels, 9.00 – 17.30.

Tuesday 14th April

European Parliament: Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: Brussels, 10.00 –13.30 and 15.00-18.30, Room Paul-Henri Spaak, 1A2. Situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic approach to migration – discussion with Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship (11.30-13.30);Hearing on the fight against terrorism and the challenges for EU internal security (15-18.30).

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Brussels, Jòzsef Antall, 2Q2, 09:00 – 12:30: Joint meeting with BUDG: Vote on the Financing the Common Security and Defence Policy.

Council of the European Union: FRIENDS OF THE PRESIDENCY: Meeting n°236410, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 70.5.

Wednesday 15th April

European Parliament: plenary session 15.00-21.00.

Council of the European Union: Coreper I: Meeting n°233164, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 50.7.

Thursday 16th April

Council of the European Union: JHA COUNSELLORS, Meeting n°236437, Justus Lipsius, 15:00, Room 50.4. Coreper II: Meeting n°233167, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 50.6.

European Parliament: Subcommittee on Human Rights, Brussels, Altiero Spinelli, 3G-3, 09:00 – 11:00: The fight against human trafficking in the EU’s external relations.

Court of Justice of the European Union: Opinion C-4/14: Bohez: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, 09:30 (First Chamber).

Opinion C-184/14:A: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, 09:30 (Third Chamber).

Hearing C-245/14: Thomas Cook Belgium: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Courtroom II – Level 8 , 9.30 (Fourth Chamber).

Hearing C-309/14: CGIL and INCA: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Courtroom III – Level 6, 9.30 (Second Chamber).

Judgment Joined cases C-446/12, C-447/12, C-448/12, C-449/12 Willems, Kooistra, Roest, van Luijk: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Courtroom II – Level 8, 9.30 (Fourth Chamber).

Judgment C-557/13: Lutz: Luxembourg, Court of Justice, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, 9.30 (First Chamber)

Friday 17th April

Council of the European Union: Coreper I: Meeting n°237558, Justus Lipsius, 10:00, Room 50.7.

FREE News: The European Institutions’ Events: 6th – 10th April

General events of the Council of the European Union and Calendar of Meetings (Committee Working Parties)

General events of the European Parliament

General events of the European Commission and DG Home

General events of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Main events in the area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ) and External area of Freedom, Security and Justice (EAFSJ)

Wednesday 8th April

Council of the European Union: Friends of the Presidency, Meeting n° 236246, Justus Lipsius, 15.00, Room 20.1

Thursday 9th April

Council of the European Union: Friends of the Presidency, Neeting n° 237676, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 35.2

European Parliament: Istanbul, Civil Liberties Committee delegation to Istanbul on the Visa Package, 9.00-19.00

Friday 10th April

European Parliament: Istanbul, Civil Liberties Committee delegation to Istanbul on the Visa Package, 9.00-19.00

FREE News: The European Institutions’ Events: 30th March – 3rd April

Wednesday 1st April

Council of the European Union

Coreper I: Meeting n° 233412, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 50.7; Coreper II: Meeting n° 233159, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 50.6; JHA Counsellors: Meeting n° 236089, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 20.8;

European Parliament

Brussels: Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: Paul-Henri Spaak, 09.00-12.30, 1A2, Jointly with the Committee on Development (DEVE) in room Altiero Spinelli (ASP 3G-3) (10.40-12.30), the nexus between development and migration, votes on EU Member States’ commitments to Official Development Assistance (ODA) – Adoption of Oral Question;

Other events in the AFSJ/EAFSJ

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