IEU AGENDA Telegram 11 Feb 2017


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# E U   C O M M I S S I O N

## EU Commission - Upcoming Events

  • 13 Feb 2017: The EU Commission publishes its Winter European Economic Forecast
  • 14 Feb 2017 – Comitology Proposals
  • 15 Feb 2017: EU Commission adopts its monthly infringements package
  • March 2017: EU Commission White Paper on the Future of Europe and Rome Summit to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome
  • March 2017 : 3rd Report on the Partnership Framework on Migration

## EU Commission Calendar

  • Monday 13 Feb 2017
  • Tuesday 14 Feb 2017
  • Wednesday 15 Feb 2017
  • Thursday 16 Feb 2017
  • Friday 17 Feb 2017
  • Saturday 18 Feb 2017
  • Outlook February 2017


# E U    P A R L I A M E N T

## EP Week Ahead 13 - 19 Feb 2017  

  • CETA final vote
  • Combatting terrorism
  • External border checks
  • Cutting carbon emissions
  • Austria’s President
  • Future of Europe
  • Robotics
  • President's diary
  • Pre-session press briefing
  • ## EP Schedule by Day
  • Monday 13 Feb 2017
  • Tuesday 14 Feb 2017
  • Wednesday 15 Feb 2017
  • Thursday 16 Feb 2017

## EP Plenary in February & March 2017

  • Final draft agenda - Monday, 13 February 2017 - Strasbourg
  • Final draft agenda - Tuesday, 14 February 2017 - Strasbourg
  • Final draft agenda - Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - Strasbourg
  • Final draft agenda - Thursday, 16 February 2017 - Strasbourg
  • Draft agenda - Wednesday, 1 March 2017 - Brussels
  • Draft agenda - Thursday, 2 March 2017 - Brussels

## EP Annual Calendar 2017


# E U    C O U N C I L

## Main Council topics 13 - 26 Feb 2017

  • 17 Feb 2017 Education, Youth, Culture & Sport Council (Education)
  • 20 Feb 2017: Competitiveness Council (Internal market and industry)
  • 20 Feb 2017 - Eurogroup
  • 21 Feb 2017: Economic and Financial Affairs Council
  • Weekly schedule of EU Council President Donald Tusk

## Coreper, Committees and Working Parties

  • 13 Feb 2017
  • 14 Feb 2017
  • 15 Feb 2017
  • 16 Feb 2017
  • 17 Feb 2017


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

## Maltese EU Presidency - Events


# O T H E R   EU   E V E N T S

  • Creative Europe MEDIA goes to Berlinale 2017
  • Opening plenary: Collaborative economy in the tourism accommodation sector
  • Situation of refugees and migrants with disabilities
  • Torino process 2016 regional forum – Southern and Eastern Mediterranean
  • 2d meeting of the EU-Georgia civil society platform
  • Online information day for the ‘sectoral skills alliances’ call
  • Policy recommendations for opening up education
  • High-level event on quantum technologies
  • New economy models and social innovation: an opportunity for a better Europe
  • Fact-finding mission of the European Parliament PANA committee to Malta
  • CEPOL training: Online smuggling – Trafficking from customs perspective
  • European public opinion survey on vocational education and training
  • CEPOL training: Follow the money – Financial investigations
  • 10th anniversary of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
  • The role of local and regional authorities in preventing corruption and promoting good governance
  • European Industry Day
  • 2017 European social innovation competition – Launch event
  • Towards an EU strategy for international cultural relations
  • OLAF conference on the evaluation of regulation 883/2013
  • Workshop on investment vehicles and financial instruments supporting technology transfer and innovation
  • Research and innovation staff exchange (RISE) 2016 – Coordinators’ day
  • 3rd European Migration Forum
  • Supporting innovation in Bulgaria
  • Supporting innovation in Romania
  • EFSA info session on novel foods applications
  • European information day and brokerage event – Horizon 2020 Secure Societies
  • Workshop: Towards principles and guidance on eID interoperability for online platforms
  • The future of European steel industry
  • Intellectual property rights, technology transfer & open science: Challenges and opportunities
  • Circular economy: 1 year after adoption, working together for the future


# E U  C O U R T   O F   J U S T I C E

## CJEU Diary 13 Feb - 16 Mar 2017

## CJEU Background (EN)

  • Avis (opinion from CJEU) in Avis 3/15 on the Marrakesh Treaty - (Marrakesh Treaty – Validity – Blind and visually impaired – Competence of the EU)
  • Hearing in Case C-577/15 Commission v Malta - (Conservation of wild birds – derogations–infringement action)
  • Judgment in Case C-592/15 British Film Institute - (VAT–exemption for the supply of certain cultural services– discretion of Member State)
  • Hearing in Case T-429/13 Bayer CropScience v Commission - (Plant protection products – prohibition on use and sale of seeds- action for annulment)
  • Opinion in Case C-552/15 Commission v Ireland - (Vehicle registration tax – freedom to provide services – infringement action)
  • Opinion in Case C-74/16 Congregación de Escuelas Pías Betania - (Religious bodies exempt from tax – State aid- Catholic church)
  • Judgment in Case C-219/15 Schmitt - (Medical devices–faulty breast implants-extent of liability)
  • There is a judicial holiday from 20th February to 26th February 2017.

## EuGH-Hintergrund (DE)

  • Gutachten des Gerichtshofs (Große Kammer) in der Gutachtensache (Avis) 3/15 - Vertrag von Marrakesch
  • Mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Gerichtshof in der Rechtssache C-616/15 Kommission / Deutschland - Mehrwertsteuerbefreiung für selbständige Zusammenschlüsse
  • Mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Gericht in der Rechtssache T‑429/13 Bayer CropScience / Kommission - Bienengesundheit: Beschränkungen für Pestizide
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C-219/15 Schmitt / TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH - Haftung für Silikonbrustimplantate
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C‑641/15  Verwertungsgesellschaft Rundfunk / Hettegger Hotel Edelweiss GmbH - Vergütung für Rundfunkveranstalter wegen Fernsehen in Hotelzimmern
  • Schlussanträge der Generalanwältin am Gerichtshof in der Rechtssache C‑74/16  Congregacíon de Escuelas Pías Provincia Betania - Steuerbefreiungen für katholische Kirche in Spanien
  • Mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Gericht in der Rechtssache  T-451/13  Syngenta Crop Protection u.a. / Kommission - Bienengesundheit: Beschränkungen für Pestizide
  • Mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Gericht in der Rechtssache  T-584/13 BASF Agro u.a. / Kommission - Bienengesundheit: Beschränkungen für Pestizide
  • Antidumping- und Antisubventionszölle auf Solarpaneele aus China - Urteile des Gerichts in der Rechtssache T‑157/14 JingAo Solar u.a. / Rat, in den verbundenen Rechtssachen T‑158/14 JingAo Solar u.a. / Rat, T‑161/14 Yingli Energy (China) u.a. / Rat und T‑163 Canadian Solar Emea u.a. / Rat, sowie in den Rechtssachen T‑160/14 Yingli Energy (China) u.a. / Rat und T‑162/14 Canadian Solar Emea u.a. / Rat  
  • Urteil des Gerichtshofs in der Rechtssache C‑568/15 Zentrale zur Bekämpfung unlauteren Wettbewerbs Frankfurt am Main - Tarif für 0180-Kundendienstnummer
  • Mündliche Verhandlung vor dem Gerichtshof in der Rechtssache C‑90/16 The British Bridge Union - Ist Bridge Sport im Sinne des Mehrwertsteuerrechts?


# E U  B E R L I N

## Vorschau EU-Vertretung Berlin (Auswahl)

  • Frankfurt/Main: EU-Bürgerdialog mit EU-Kommissionsvizepräsident Dombrovskis
  • Berlin: EU-Kommissar Günther Oettinger beim Wirtschaftstag der Innovationen
  • Berlin: EU-Entwicklungskommissar Mimica zu Gesprächen in Deutschland
  • Berlin: Podiumsdiskussion "Europäische Lösungen für globale Probleme?"
  • Berlin: Filmvorführung und Diskussion "EuropaKultur – ein Kontinent in Bewegung"
  • München: EU-Kommissionspräsident Juncker hält Rede auf Europa Konferenz
  • Bonn: Federica Mogherini bei G20-Außenministertreffen (bis 17.2.)
  • Berlin: Europäische Erfolgsgeschichten aus KREATIVES EUROPA KULTUR
  • München: Internationale Sicherheitskonferenz, u.a. mit Tusk und Mogherini (bis 19.2.)
  • München: Pressegespräch mit EU-Kommissar Günther Oettinger
  • Magdeburg: Bürgerforum „Mitreden über Europa“
  • Berlin: EU-Kommissar Dimitris Avramopoulos beim Europäischen Polizeikongress
  • Berlin: Vortrag und Diskussion über EU-Flüchtlingspolitik mit EU-Kommissar Avramopoulos

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