Meeting of the Bureau of the European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels - EU monitor

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Sunday, February 23, 2020
Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC)
© Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
date December 10, 2019 14:30 - 19:30
city Brussels, Belgium
location Delors building (JDE) i Show location
attending A. (Antonio) Tajani i et al.
organisation European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) i

POJ REV2 - 678e Bureau décembre


European Economic and Social Committee


A.1 REV2



Detailed draft agenda


Bureau meeting No



10/12/2019, 14:30-18:30


Rue Belliard/Belliardstraat 99 - 1040 Bruxelles/Brussel


JDE 62


2.30 p.m.

  • A. 
    Agenda and minutes
  • Draft agenda1
  • Minutes of the 676th Bureau meeting, held on 29 October 2019*

    Minutes of the 677th extraordinary Bureau meeting, held on 14 November 2019*


2.40 p.m.

  • B. 
    Organisation of work and changes in the membership of Committee bodies
  • Draft agenda for the December plenary session*
  • Forthcoming plenary sessions*
  • Legislative programme, own-initiative opinions, information reports and

    exploratory opinions*

  • Changes to the membership of Committee bodies/alternates*

3.00 p.m.

  • C. 
    General matters
  • Statement by the president on topical issues
  • Debate with Antonio Tajani, chair of the European Parliament Conference of Committee Chairs
  • Streamlining the Committee's working bodies: interim report from the ad hoc group
  • Administrative cooperation with the European Committee of the Regions: prolongation of the agreement*
  • Appointment of an observer to the High-Level Forum on the Capital Markets Union*
  • EESC 2020 studies programme - first call for studies*
  • New group on equality*

5.00 p.m.

  • E. 
    Communication matters
  • Report by the COCOM president
  • Publications programme 2020*

5.30 p.m.

  • D. 
    Budgetary matters
  • Report by the CAF president
  • Budgetary requests from sections and other bodies*
  • Members' training courses: Proposal for the 2020 training programme - budget aspects*
  • Annual list of ordinary meetings of standing bodies in 2020*
  • 2020 allocation of funds under items 1000, 1422, 2542 and 2546/2540AD*
  • Improvement of the projection system: Progress report by the CAF*

6.00 p.m.

  • F. 
    Internal and administrative matters
  • Changes to the meetings schedule for the EESC and its constituent bodies (2020)*
  • Digital strategy - printing documents on demand*
  • Publication of the post of Director of Directorate A - Statutory bodies and members’ working conditions*
  • G. 
    Any other business

6.30 p.m.

  • H. 
    Date of the next meeting


This meeting will be recorded following the procedure set out in EESC Decision No 206/17A.

Privacy statement

1Item on which a decision could be taken.

EESC-2019-05156-00-02-CONVPOJ-TRA (EN) 2/2


European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is an EU advisory body comprising representatives of workers' and employers' organisations and other interest groups. It issues opinions on EU issues to the European Commission, the Council of the EU and the European Parliament, thus acting as a bridge between the EU's decision-making institutions and EU citizens.

What does the EESC do?

It gives the interest groups a formal say on EU legislative proposals. Its 3 key tasks are to:

  • ensure that EU policy and law are geared to economic and social conditions, by seeking a consensus that serves the common good


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