European Council
Council of the European Union

Indicative programme - Environment Council of 4 March 2016

Council of the EU
  • 01/03/2016
  • 16:25
  • Media advisory
  • 92/16
  • Environment
01/03/2016
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Place:        Justus Lipsius building, Brussels
Chair:        Sharon Dijksma, Minister for Environment of the Netherlands

All times are approximate and subject to change

+/- 09.35
Doorstep by Minister Dijksma

+/- 10.00
Beginning of the Council meeting (roundtable)
Adoption of the agenda
Adoption of non-legislative A items  

+/- 10.10 Climate change: follow-up to COP 21 (public session

+/- 12.10 AOB: Energy transition 

+/- 12.20 Endocrine disruptors  

+/- 12.40 AOBs:
- 7th EAP
- Minamata package (public session)
- EU action plan on wildlife trafficking
- Real driving emissions 

+/- 13.30 Working lunch - Discussion on the ratification of the Paris Agreement  

+/- 15.00 Circular economy - Action plan (public session

+/- 17.00 AOB: Innovation deals  

+/- 17.10 European Semester

+/- 18.00 Press conference (live streaming)

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