The Eurogroup will meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the enhanced surveillance report on Greece. The surveillance is for monitoring the economic, fiscal and financial situation, as well as the implementation of post-program policy commitments in a country that has completed an economic adjustment program.
Ministers will discuss the budgetary situation in the Eurozone as a whole, focusing on prospects for 2020. Ministers will also take stock of the outcome of the European Commission’s sectoral consultations and the latest economic analysis from the European Central Bank (ECB) on the international role of the euro. Ministers will be informed about the process for the appointment of the next ECB President, and discussions will take place on deepening Europe's Economic and Monetary Union.
An EU-Ukraine summit on Monday will take place in Kyiv where leaders will reaffirm the strength of political and economic ties between the EU and Ukraine. They will also discuss the way forward for EU-Ukraine relations. President Donald Tusk and President Jean-Claude Juncker will represent the EU while President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will represent Ukraine in his first summit since his election in April 2019.
The Economic and Financial Affairs Council will gather in Brussels on Tuesday. Ministers will hold discussions on the EU's own resources and new sources of financing in view of the multiannual financial framework (MFF) package for 2021-2027. The Finnish Council presidency will also present its work program on economic and financial matters.
The EP’s Conference of Presidents (EP President Sassoli and political groups leaders) will meet with Ursula von der Leyen, the candidate for Commission President, on Wednesday.
Also on Wednesday, Parliament's standing committees will hold their constitutive meetings to elect a chair and up to four vice-chairs for a two and a half year mandate. These committees deal with legislative proposals, appoint negotiating teams to conduct talks with EU ministers, adopt reports, organize hearings and scrutinize other EU bodies and institutions.