IEU AGENDA Weekly Telegram 22 Oct 2016

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# E U   C O M M I S S I O N

## EU Commission - Upcoming events
  • 15 Nov 2016: President Juncker takes part in Citizens' Dialogue in St. Vith, Belgium
  • 17 Nov 2016: The Commission adopts its monthly infringements package
## EU Commission Calendar
  • Monday 24 Oct 2016
  • Tuesday 25 Oct 2016
  • Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
  • Thursday 27 Oct 2016
  • Friday 28 Oct 2016
  • Outlook November
  • Outlook December 2016 – No events published, so far.

# E U    P A R L I A M E N T

## The Week Ahead 24 – 30 Oct 2016
  • Budget 2017 and MFF revision
  • EU summit results
  • Commission Work Programme 2017
  • Rule of law and democracy in the EU
  • Terrorism
  • Trans fats
  • Taxation
  • Journalists in Turkey
  • 2016 Sakharov Prize
  • Pre-session press briefing
## EP Plenary background 24 - 27 Oct 2016
  • MEPs to debate EU summit outcome with Juncker and Tusk
  • Commission Work Programme: Parliament to debate EU priorities for 2017
  • More funds for jobs for young people: MEPs to vote stance on EU budget for 2017
  • EU’s long-term budget: MEPs to press for more headroom to cope with crises
  • MEPs to call for annual health check on fundamental rights in EU member states
  • Citizens’ safety: MEPs to debate progress on security issues and way forward
  • MEPs to call for clampdown on industrial trans fats in food
  • Imported plant pests: vote on preventive, surveillance and contingency measures
  • Migration: MEPs to call on EU Commission to ensure protection of minors
  • Commission to present common consolidated corporate tax base proposal
  • MEPs to call for fresh efforts to foster EU-Iran relations
  • MEPs to call for uniform fair treatment for EU fishermen
  • Disabled and elderly people to get easier access to online public services
  • Vote on prolonging top-up in EU funding for projects in Greece and Cyprus
  • Debates on Iraq and Afghanistan
  • Debate on developments in Belarus
  • Press freedom in Turkey up for a debate
  • Making human rights work for migrants
  • Duty of EU firms to respect human rights: MEPs to call for EU rules
  • LNG and gas storage in the EU: Parliament to vote recommendations
  • European volunteering: MEPs to call for end to the age limit
  • European volunteering: MEPs to call for end to the age limit
  • Other topics on the agenda
## EU Parliament schedule by day
  • Monday 24 Oct 2016
  • Tuesday 25 Oct 2016
  • Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
  • Thursday 27 Oct 2016
## Calendar of EP plenary sessions in 2016

## Parliament’s Calendar 2017 (PDF)

# E U    C O U N C I L

## Main EU Council events
  • Weekly schedule of President Donald Tusk
## Coreper, Committees & Working Parties
  • 24 Oct 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016
  • 26 Oct 2016
  • 27 Oct 2016
  • 28 Oct 2016

# M A L T E S E   E U   P R E S I D E N C Y

## 2017 Maltese EU Presidency - Draft Calendar

# S L O V A K   EU   P R E S I D E N C Y

## Slovak EU Presidency: Indicative calendar

## Slovak EU calendar
  • Informal Meeting of Directors of Diplomatic Academies
  • The Meeting of National Training Coordinators for Civil Protection
  • Water and Agriculture
  • Thematic Conference OHS "A Better Preventive Culture in a New Labour Market"
  • "Cities and Water" Conference on Sustainable Water Management in Highly Concentrated Urban Areas
  • Working Group Groundwater Plenary Meeting
  • Re-Industrialisation of the European Union 2016 (REinEU2016)
  • International Conference Development and Democracy
  • 19th European Corporate Governance Conference
  • Eastern Partnership Youth Conference Youth for Rights
  • Working Group of Communication Professionals (WGCP)
  • GLOBSEC Tatra Summit Conference 2016
  • Informal Meeting of Working Party on Development Cooperation + Informal Meeting of the Working Party on Humanitarian Aid and Food Aid
  • EnviCrimeNet - European Network for Environmental Crime Meeting
  • 5th Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Danube Region 2016

# O T H E R   EU   E V E N T S

  • GENTLE: Understanding nuclear energy
  • Macroregional conference on EAFRD financial instruments for agriculture and rural development in 2014-2020
  • 2016 European Social Innovation Competition awards ceremony
  • The role of civil society in the European Energy Union: Ensuring secure, sustainable, competitive and affordable energy
  • JHA Tech 2016 (eu-LISA annual conference) - Aligning the capabilities of technology with policy priorities in the areas of migration and internal security
  • “Shaping European Cities. Urban confrontation, democracy and identity” and the Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA) ceremony
  • EASA Annual Safety Conference - New technologies and new business models: Meeting the expectations of a changing aviation industry
  • European Day of Justice
  • Translating Europe Forum 2016
  • European Congress on eCardiology and eHealth
  • I Edoardo Amaldi lecture “Super-positioned realities of nuclear safety, security, safeguards and stockpiles: is Schödinger’s cat dead or alive?”
  • 5th annual conference on innovative public procurement
  • REinEU2016: Re-industrialisation of the European Union 2016
  • 20th European Forum on eco-innovation
  • Creative Europe showcase conference - Culture in the spotlight
  • Challenges 2017 – Prevention by information

# E U  C O U R T   OF   J U S T I C E

## Court Calendar 24 Oct - 24 Nov 2016

## CJEU Background (EN)
  • Judgment in Case C-590/14 Dimosia Epicheirisi Ilektrismou AE (DEI)/Alouminion tis Ellados - (State aid- aluminium- new aid)
  • Judgment in Case C-211/15 P Orange v Commission (Appeal-State aid-financing the pensions of civil servants working for France Télécom)
  • Judgment in Case C-429/15 Danqua v Minister for Justice and Equality Ireland (Refugee status-time limit-judicial review)
  • Judgment in Case C-276/15 Hecht-Pharma (Medicinal products – advertising - pharmacy) 
  • Judgment in Case C-613/14 James Elliott Construction  (European Standard-Jurisdiction of the Court-Reliance on standard by private parties)
  • Judgment in Case C-428/15 Child and Family Agency  (Child welfare – social services – jurisdiction - Ireland and UK)
  • Opinion in Case C-640/15 Vilkas (European Arrest Warrant-Time limits for surrender of the requested person-Surrender prevented by circumstances beyond the control of Member States- Personal behaviour)
  • Judgment in Cases T-29/16 Caffè Nero Group v EUIPO and T-37/16 Caffè Nero Group v EUIPO (Trade mark –distinctive character- descriptive nature)
  • There is a judicial holiday from 31 October to 6 November 2016.
## EuGH-Hintergrund (DE)
  • Schlussanträge des Generalanwalts am Gerichtshof in der Rechtssache C‑641/15  Verwertungsgesellschaft Rundfunk - Vergütung für Rundfunkveranstalter wegen Fernsehen in Hotelzimmern
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache  C‑211/15 P Orange / Kommission - Finanzierungsreform der Pensionen bei France Télécom
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache  C-590/14 P DEI / Alouminion tis Ellados und Kommission - Staatliche Beihilfen: Vorzugsstromtarif für griechischen Aluminiumhersteller
  • Terminverschiebung auf 24. November 2016: Schlussanträge des Generalanwalts am Gerichtshof in der Rechtssache C‑489/15  CTL Logistics / DB Netz - Zivilgerichtliche Billigkeitsüberprüfung von Fahrwegnutzungsentgelten
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C‑220/15 Kommission / Deutschland - Anzeigepflicht für importierte Feuerwerkskörper
  • Die Woche vom 31. Oktober bis 4. November 2016 ist sitzungsfreie Zeit. Grundsätzlich finden weder mündliche Verhandlungen statt noch werden Urteile verkündet oder Schlussanträge verlesen.

# E U   B E R L I N

## Vorschau EU-Vertretung Berlin (Auswahl)
  • Stuttgart: 2. Handelsblatt Industriegipfel mit EU-Digitalkommissar Oettinger
  • Berlin: 6. eMobility Summit mit EU-Digitalkommissar Oettinger
  • Berlin: Jahreskonferenz der Generaldirektion GROW (Wachstum)
  • Berlin: Symposium „Herausforderungen 2017 - Prävention durch Information“ (bis 28.10.)
  • Berlin: Richard Kühnel bei Diskussionsrunde zu den amerikanisch-europäischen Beziehungen
  • Oeversee: Aktionstag zum Europäischen Fonds für strategische Investitionen EFSI


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