Indicative programme - Justice and Home Affairs Council of 7 and 8 March 2019

Source: Council of the European Union (Council) i, published on Tuesday, March 5 2019.


Europa building, Brussels


Carmen Daniela Dan, Minister of the Interior, and

Tudorel Toader, Minister of Justice of Romania

All times are approximate and subject to change

HOME AFFAIRS - Thursday, 7 March

+/- 09.00

Arrivals (live streaming)

+/- 09.00

Doorstep by Minister Dan

+/- 10.00

Meeting of Mixed committee (roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda

Regulation amending the European Border and Coast Guard Regulation

Any other business:

  • Current legislative proposals

+/- 10.40

Beginning of the Home Affairs Council meeting

Adoption of the agenda

Approval of non-legislative A items

Approval of legislative A items (public session)

+/- 11.00

Regulation amending the European Border and Coast Guard (public session)

+/- 11.05

Reform of the Common European Asylum System and Resettlement (public session)

+/- 11.35

Any other business:

+/- 11.45

Migration - EU cooperation with third countries

+/- 13.30

Working lunch discussion on achievements and perspectives on home affairs

+/- 15.15

EU response to terrorism

+/- 16.45

Enhancing democratic resilience: securing free and fair elections and countering disinformation

Any other business

+/- 17.30

Press conference (live streaming from Justus Lipsius main press room)

JUSTICE - Friday, 8 March

+/- 09.00

Arrivals (live streaming)

+/- 09.15

Doorstep by Minister Toader

+/- 10.00

Beginning of the Justice Council meeting (roundtable)

Directive on whistleblowers protection (public session)

E-evidence package: Directive on the appointment of a legal representative for the gathering of evidence in criminal proceedings (public session)

+/- 11.15

Any other business:

+/- 11.25

Council Decision on the opening of negotiations for EU-US agreement on cross-border access to e-evidence

+/- 12.10

Council Decision authorising the participation in the negotiations on a second additional protocol to the Budapest Convention

+/- 12.55

EPPO Regulation: implementation

Any other business:

  • Countering hate speech online

+/- 13.30

Working lunch discussion on use of Artificial Intelligence in the field of justice

+/- 15.00

Press conference (live streaming from Justus Lipsius main press room)