Eurogroup President Mario Centeno will discuss recent Euro area developments with the European Parliament’s (EP) Economy and Monetary Affairs Committee on Monday in Brussels.
The EU’s Economic and Financial Affairs Council will gather in Brussels on Monday and will prepare negotiations with the EP on the EU's general budget for 2020.
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council will meet in Brussels on Monday. Ministers will exchange views on the environmental and climate-related aspects of the post-2020 Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform package.
A European Economic Area Council meeting will be held in Brussels on Tuesday to assess the overall functioning of the European Economic Area agreement. The EEA unites EU member states and EEA European Free Trade Association states including Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway into an Internal Market governed by the same basic rules.
The EU’s General Affairs Council will gather in Brussels on Tuesday. The presidency will inform ministers of progress made on the multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027. The ministers will also start preparations for the European Council meeting on Dec. 12-13 by discussing an annotated draft agenda.
Meetings of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) at the Foreign Minister level will be held at the NATO Headquarters on Wednesday.
The Foreign Affairs Council will meet in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the state of play of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) reform. Ministers will discuss recent developments in EU-U.S. trade relations and hold a policy debate on the implementation of free trade agreements and trade relations with China.
The Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council will meet in Brussels on Thursday and Friday.
The EP’s political groups will prepare for the Nov. 25-28 session in Strasbourg, where MEPs are set to elect the new European Commission, following the presentation by Ursula von der Leyen of the College of Commissioners and their program.