The European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi, whose term of office will end on Oct. 31, will attend his last 'monetary dialogue' with the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, to debate the ECB's monetary policy in the euro area on Monday in Brussels.
Various European Commissioners and Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from the Environment and Development committees will attend the UN Summit on Sustainable Development Goals and Climate Action in New York from Monday to Wednesday.
The European Parliament will publish the full results of a post-electoral Eurobarometer survey, one of the most comprehensive, publicly available quantitative surveys on the last European elections on Tuesday.
The Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council will meet on Tuesday in Brussels. The Council will focus on the contribution of the energy sector to climate action. Ministers will hold a public debate on the European Commission's communication about the draft national energy and climate plans. This discussion is meant to help member states prepare their revised national energy and climate plans - due to be presented by the end of the year.
Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, will address the UN General Assembly (UNGA) on behalf of the EU on Thursday.
The second European education summit will take place in Brussels on Thursday. Tibor Navracsics, commissioner for education, culture, youth and sport will host the event in which ministers, experts, and teachers from across Europe will gather to exchange experience, insights, and ideas on the future of education in the EU.
The Competitiveness Council will meet in Brussels on Thursday and Friday. Ministers will hold a public policy debate on the long-term EU strategy for sustainable growth. In the same context, they will exchange views on the external dimension of the EU's competitiveness - under the competitiveness check-up. Ministers will also discuss the financing of sustainable growth.
Research ministers will also debate publicly the long-term EU strategy for sustainable growth. In addition, they will exchange views on the possible interlinks between Horizon Europe - the biggest EU Research and Innovation program ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) - and other EU programs. The ministers will discuss the role of research and innovation in achieving climate targets.