European Council
Council of the European Union

Indicative programme - Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council of 17 February 2017

Council of the EU
  • 14/02/2017
  • 16:10
  • Media advisory
  • 65/17
  • Social affairs
  • Education & training
14/02/2017
Press contacts

Helena Gomes
Press officer
+32 22817040
+32 479955079

Place:        Europa building, Brussels
Chair(s):    Evarist Bartolo, Minister for Education and Employment of Malta

All times are approximate and subject to change

+/- 09.15
Doorstep by Minister Bartolo

+/- 10.00
Beginning of Council meeting
(Roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda
Adoption of A Items (legislative and non-legislative)

Adoption of conclusions:
-  Investing in Europe's youth with particular regard to the European Solidarity Corps
-  Inclusion in diversity to achieve a high quality education for all

+/- 10.45
The contribution of education and training to social cohesion and the fostering of common European values in the context of the European Semester 2017 (public session)

Other business
-  Conference of Ministers of Education entitled "Securing democracy through education" (Nicosia, 22 - 23 March 2017)

+/- 13.00
Working lunch on Improving and modernising education

+/- 12.45
Press conference
(live streaming)