March

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

Council of the European Union

Friends of the Presidency: Meeting n° 236047, Justus Lipsius, 15.00, Room 20.6; JHA Counsellors, Meeting n° 236052, Justus Lipsius, 15.00, Room 20.2;

European Parliament

Brussels: Committee on Foreign Affairs: Jòzsef Antall, 15.00-19.00, 2Q2; Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: 15.00-18.30, Paul-Henri Spaak, 1A2, Hearing on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union, Draft programme; Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality: 15.00-18.30, Jòzsef Antall, 4Q1, Workshop on main causes of female poverty, Draft programme;

Tuesday 31st March

Council of the European Union

Mertens Group: Meeting n° 236064, Justus Lipsius, 11.00, Room 50.2; Political and Security Committee (PSC): Meeting n° 233134, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 50.6; Friends of the Presidency: Meeting n° 236066, Justus Lipsius, 10.00, Room 35.2;

European Parliament

Brussels: Committee on Foreign Affairs: Jòzsef Antall, 09.00-18.30, 2Q2, Votes on Recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – Adoption of amendments; Committee on Development: Altiero Spinelli, 15.00-18.30, 3G-3, The effects of cyclone PAM on Vanuatu – EU response; Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs: Paul-Henri Spaak, 09.00-18.30, 1A2, Votes on Smart borders package (RSP), Criminal proceedings: strengthening of certain aspects of the presumption of innocence and of the right to be present at trial (COD), Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – recommendations to the European Commission on the negotiations for the TTIP; Committee on Women’s rights and Gender Equality, Jòzsef Antall, 093.00-12.30, 4Q1,

FREE News: The European Institutions’ events : 23rd March – 27th March

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 (Calendar) 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 23rd March

European Parliament: Brussels, JURI Committee Draft Agenda

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 14:30 Hearing C-218/14 Singh and Others Citizenship of the Union.

Tuesday 24th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, JHA COUNSELLORS Meeting n°235772 Justus Lipsius 24/03/2015 10:00 Room 20.7

European Parliament: Brussels, IMCO Committeee Draft Agenda

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxebourg, 9:30 Hearing C-362/14Schrems, Approximation of laws. 9:30 Hearing T-343/13CN v Parliament, Law governing the institutions.

Wednesday 25th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Coreper I Meeting n°233237 Justus Lipsius 25/03/2015 10:00 Room 50.7 Coreper II Meeting n°233236 Justus Lipsius 25/03/2015 10:00 Room 50.6

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 9:30 Hearing C-223/14Tecom Mican and Arias Domínguez, Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. 9:30 Hearing C-298/14 Brouillard, Freedom of movement for persons

Thursday 26th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI) Meeting n°236483 Justus Lipsius 26/03/2015 10:00 Room 50.1

European Parliament: Brussels, LIBE Committee Meeting Draft Agenda 9.30 – 12.30 Joint Hearing with CONT, JURI, AFCO and LIBE on ‘Towards a high degree of accountability, transparency and integrity in the EU Institutions”

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 9:30 Opinion C-67/14 Alimanovic, Citizenship of the Union

Friday 27th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, JHA COUNSELLORS Meeting n°235818 Justus Lipsius 27/03/2015 10:00 Room 35.1

 

 

FREE News: The European Institutions’ main events: 16th-20th March 2015

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

Monday 16th March

European Parliament: Delegation to Washington, 16-20 March 2015, headed by Claude MORAES (S&D, UK). Aim: obtain up-to-date information on the state of play and progress in the US on: data protection; the EU-US “umbrella agreement” on data protection for exchanges of personal data for law enforcement purposes; electronic mass and bill of rights; PNR Safe Harbour privacy; measures to address concerns raised by Parliament and the Commission as regards problems of adequacy.

Website of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

European Commission: Justice and citizens rights, European Platform for Roma inclusion – The way forward, THON Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

 Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 14:30 Hearing C-88/14 Commission v Parliament and Council, Court of Justice – Grand Chamber, AFSJ, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2

Tuesday 17th March

Council of the European Union: Bruxelles, 09:30 GENERAL AFFAIRS COUNCIL, Press Room – Justus Lipsius building – by Ilze Juhansone, Permanent Representative of Latvia

European Commission: Justice and citizens rights, European Platform for Roma inclusion – The way forward, THON Hotel, Brussels, Belgium

Court of Justice of the European Union: 9:30, Court of Justice (Luxembourg) – Grand Chamber, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2: Hearing C-44/14: Spain v Parliament and Council (ES) [Area of freedom, security and justice]

Thursday 19th March

Council of the European Union: European Council, 19-20/3/2015, Brussels

Court of Justice of the European Union: 9.30, Court of Justice (Luxembourg), Second Chamber, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2: Opinion C-153/14: K and A (NL) [Area of freedom, security and justice]

9.30, Court of Justice (Luxembourg), First Chamber, Courtroom II- Level 8: Hearing C-216/14: Covaci

Friday 20th March

Council of the European Union: European Council, 19-20/3/2015, Brussels

 

FREE News: The European Institutions’ main events this week 9th-15th March 2015

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

General events of the European Parliament and Strasbourg Plenary Agenda

General events of the European Commission Calendar 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 9th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, JHA COUNSELLORS Meeting n°235347 Justus Lipsius 09/03/2015 15:00 Room 35.6

European Parliament: Strasbourg, Agenda by day 19:00 – 19:45 LIBE Committtee Agenda: Procedural safeguards for children suspected or accused in criminal proceedings. Presentation of the state of play of trilogue negotiations. Fight against fraud to the Union’s financial interests by means of criminal law. Presentation of the state of play of trilogue negotiations. Vote on European Public Prosecutor’s Office (interim report).

European Commission: Brussels, Press Conference, Justice and citizens rights, The Commission releases the 2015 edition of the Justice ScoreboardEC press room, Brussels, Belgium

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 14:30 Hearing C-88/14 Commission v Parliament and Council, Court of Justice – Grand Chamber, AFSJ, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2

Tuesday 10th March

European Parliament: Brussels,

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxebourg, 9:30 Opinion C-593/13 Rina Services and Others Court of Justice – Grand Chamber Freedom of movement for persons, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2

Wednesday 11th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Coreper I, Coreper II,

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxebourg, 9:30 Hearing C-689/13 PFE Court of Justice – Fifth Chamber Law governing the institutions Courtroom III – Level 6

Thursday 12th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Justice and Home Affairs Council, 12-13/03/2015

European Parliament: Strasbourg, 10:00 – 11:00 (Debates) Debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law – One hour maximum (Rule 135)

11:00 – 13:00 (VOTES (or at the end of the preceding debates) followed by explanations of votes) Motions for resolutions concerning debates on cases of breaches of human rights, democracy and the rule of law (Rule 135)
Re Fight against child sexual abuse on the Internet
 Reference: 
2015/2564(RSP)

  Texts on which debate is closed

Court of Justice of the European Union: Luxembourg, 9:30 Opinion C-83/14 CHEZ Razpredelenie Bulgaria Court of Justice – Grand Chamber Social Policy Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2. 9:30 Hearing C-189/14 Chain Court of Justice – First Chamber Social security for migrant workers Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2.

Friday 13th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Justice and Home Affairs Council, 12-13/03/2015

 

 

FREE News: The European Institutions’ Events: 2nd – 6th March

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 2nd March

Council of the European Union: Working Group on Combating Fraud, Meeting n°235257, h. 10:00, Room 20.3; Working Party on Development Cooperation, Meeting n°235145, h.10:00, Room 20.2;

European Parliament: Brussels, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Jòzsef Antall, 2Q2 h.15:00 – 18:30; Public hearings, The review of the European neighbourhood policy, Jòzsef Antall, 2Q2 h.17:00 – 18:30;

Tuesday 3rd March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Political and Security Committee (PSC), Meeting n°233128, Justus Lipsius h. 10:00, Room 50.6; Working Party on Enlargement and Countries Negotiating Accession to the EU, Meeting n°235157, h. 10:00, Room 35.3;

 European Parliament: Brussels, Press conference, “The impunity of crimes against humanity in the Spanish State” , Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050 h.12:00 – 12:30;

European Commission: High-level international conference on Ebola, Egmont Palace, Brussels.

Court of Justice of the European Union: Opinion C-681/13, Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Diageo Brands, Court of Justice – First Chamber, NL, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2;

Wednesday 4th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Coreper I, Meeting n°233411, Justus Lipsius, h.10:00, Room 50.7; Coreper II, Meeting n°233181, h. 10:00,Room 50.6; Working Party on Substantive Criminal Law (DROIPEN), Meeting n°235168, h. 10:00, Room 35.4;

 European Parliament: Brussels, Press conferences, “Human rights and penitentiary policy in the EU” , Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A05P h.11:30 – 12:00; The launch of MEP Group against Wildlife Crime, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050 h.13:30 – 14:00; Conference: “Political participation of women in the Western Balkans and Turkey”, Altiero Spinelli Building 5G2, h. 14.45 to 18.45; Seminar for journalists: Empowering women and girls through education, Paul-Henri Spaak, 4B1 h.10:00 – 18:00;

Thursday 5th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Coreper II, Meeting n°233183, h. 10:00, Room 50.6; Political and Security Committee (PSC), Meeting n°233129, h.10:00, Room 50.7; Working Party on Civil Law Matters (JUSTCIV), Meeting n°235185, h.10:00, Room 35.4;

European Parliament: Brussels, Press conferences, International Women Day, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A050 h. 12:30 – 13:00; Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Jòzsef Antall, 6Q2 h.09:00 – 12:30; Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality, Paul-Henri Spaak, Plenary Chamber h.09:00 – 12:30;

European Commission: High Level Conference – A new start for social dialogue, Brussels;

 Court of Justice of the European Union: Opinion C-585/13P, Politica estera e sicurezza comune, Europäisch-Iranische Handelsbank / Consiglio, Corte di giustizia – Quinta Sezione, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2, h. 09:30;Opinion C-9/14, Freedom of movement for persons, Kieback, Court of Justice – Second Chamber, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2 h.09:30;Hearing C-366/13, Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, Profit Investment SIM, Court of Justice – First Chamber, Grande Salle Palais – Niveau 2 h.09:30;

Friday 6th March

Council of the European Union: Brussels, Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI), Meeting n°235192, h.10:00, Room 35.4; Working Party on General Affairs, Meeting n°235198, h. 10:00, Room 35.8; Working Party on Enlargement and Countries Negotiating Accession to the EU, Meeting n°235199, h. 10:00, Room 50.4.

European Parliament: Brussels, Seminar for new journalists in Brussels, Paul-Henri Spaak, 0A50 h.09:30 – 12:30.

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