COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION (Economic and Financial Affairs), Brussels - EU monitor

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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date February 18, 2020
city Brussels, Belgium
organisation Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN)†i

Council of the European Union

Brussels, 14 February 2020 (OR. en)

5855/20 OJ CONS 9 ECOFIN 60



(Economic and Financial Affairs)

Europa building, Brussels

18 February 2020 (10.00)

  • 1. 
    Adoption of the agenda
  • 2. 
    Approval of "A" items a) Non-legislative list 5856/20 b) Legislative list (Public deliberation in accordance with 5857/20 Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

    Legislative deliberations (Public deliberation in accordance with Article 16(8) of the Treaty on European Union)

  • 3. 
    Any other business

    Current financial services legislative proposals 5842/20 Information from the Presidency

Non-legislative activities

  • 4. 
    European semester 2020 a) Conclusions on the annual sustainable growth 5819/20 strategy 2020

    Adoption b) Conclusions on the alert mechanism report 2020 5821/20

    Adoption c) Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area 5822/20

    Approval 5687/20

  • 5. 
    Economic governance review - Communication from the 5817/20 + ADD 1-2 Commission

    Presentation by the Commission

  • 6. 
    Preparation of the G20 meetings in February 5892/20

    (20-23 February 2020) G20 EU Terms of Reference Approval

  • 7. 
    Recommendation on the discharge to be given to the (*) 5760/20 + ADD 1 Commission in respect of the implementation of the budget + ADD 1 COR 1 for 2018


  • 8. 
    Conclusions on the budget guidelines for 2021 5759/20


  • 9. 
    Any other business


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Monday 17 February 2020

15.00 Eurogroup

18.00 Eurogroup in inclusive format

(*) Item on which a vote may be requested


OfficiŽle agenda


Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN)

The Council configuration on Economic and Financial Affairs (ECOFIN) is composed of the Ministers (or State Secretaries) of Economic Affairs of the Member States of the EU. Member states that have the euro as their currency form a sub-group known as the Eurogroup.

In the Council of the European Union, the ministers from the EU Member States take a joint decision on the policy to be implemented within the EU. The Council is supported by the Committee of Permanent Representatives, which prepares decisions and guards the implementation and adherence of the decisions monitored by the Council.


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