The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

The Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2005

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June 2005

On the agenda of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 2 and 3 June 2005
01-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Octavie Modert at the United Nations Forum on Forestry
01-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Statement by the Prime Minister and current president of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, following the referendum held in the Netherlands
01-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU, US and Iraq announce International Conference on 22 June 2005
01-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Joint Statement by Josep Borrell Fontelles, Jean-Claude Juncker and José Manuel Barroso on the results of the referendum in the Netherlands on the Treaty establishing a Constitution for Europe
01-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The European Union’s employment ministers adopt several measures to promote working conditions and equal opportunities for European citizens
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

Jean Asselborn: "EU-US talks focused on summit preparations, Middle East, Iraq and Sudan"
02-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU Troika to meet Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs
02-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Twentieth anniversary of the signing of the Schengen Agreements
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Access by vehicule registration authorities to information mechanism will reduce trafficking of stolen cars in Schengen area
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

No agreement on the framework decision on combating racism and xenophobia at the Justice and Home Affairs Council
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Agreement on a policy for the retention of telecommunications data
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

EU Employment Ministers study the new European Commission proposal for a directive on the organisation of working time
02-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

JHA Council adopts conclusions on the introduction of dialogue and cooperation with Libya on immigration issues
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Adoption of an action plan to translate The Hague programme into specific action
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Political agreement on the proposal Council decision to make the European Police College (EPC) a body of the European Union
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Eurogroup and "Economic and Financial Affairs" Council meetings in Luxembourg on 6 and 7 June 2005
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Economic and Financial Affairs Economic and Financial Affairs

The "JHA" Council updates the action plan on terrorism
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Mars Di Bartolomeo: "A significant step towards concrete European health"
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

François Biltgen and Octavie Modert at the last "Competitiveness" Council under the Luxembourg Presidency
03-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Jeannot Krecké on the internal market dossiers: "We have tried to make progress while listening closely to our citizens and social partners"
06-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Jeannot Krecké on REACH: "I think that with 50 impact studies, the time has come for the Council to conclude."
06-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Jeannot Krecké: "The SOLVIT network is one of the great advances in the internal market over the past few years"
06-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Jean Asselborn to take part in OSCE Conference on Anti-Semitism and other forms of discrimination on 8 June in Córdoba
06-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Presidency message on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the ACP Group
06-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jeannot Krecké announces meeting between European Union and OPEC representatives in Brussels on 9 June 2005
06-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Nicolas Schmit to the European Parliament: “The conclusion of a political agreement on financial perspectives in June is the best way of sending a positive signal”
07-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Process of ratifying the European Constitution is not dead declares Jean-Claude Juncker after British government’s decision
07-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean-Claude Juncker believes that it would be desirable for European leaders to reach an agreement on the financial perspectives during the European Council of 16 and 17 June
07-06-2005 • Press Release • Economic and Financial Affairs Economic and Financial Affairs

Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, 6 June 2005
07-06-2005 • Press Release • Economic and Financial Affairs Economic and Financial Affairs

François Biltgen: "European space policy should and will make our fellow citizens dream, because we are contributing to the conquest of space"
07-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Economic and Financial Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 7 June 2005. The directive on taxation on savings will definitively enter into force on 1 July 2005
07-06-2005 • Press Release • Economic and Financial Affairs Economic and Financial Affairs

Competitiveness Council: orientation debate on the Seventh Framework Programme for research
07-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Nicolas Schmit at the European Parliament: “The construction of a true European democracy is the only way to achieve political Union”
08-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Reduced bureaucracy and increased efficiency in public services defined as main aims of the cooperation between European public services.
08-06-2005 • Press Release •

Jean Asselborn in Baghdad for EU Troika Meeting with Iraq
09-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The Luxembourg Presidency innovates
10-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean-Claude Juncker at the G7 meeting of Finance ministers
10-06-2005 • Press Release • Economic and Financial Affairs Economic and Financial Affairs

First EU-OPEC dialogue in Brussels
10-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue in Brussels, 9th June 2005 Joint Press Release
10-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

François Biltgen at the informal meeting of the European Ministers for Labour and Employment and Social Affairs in Geneva: "Finding the right balance between economic freedom and social protection"
10-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

Marie-Josée Jacobs demands full implementation of the objectives in the fight against poverty in the Member States of the European Union
10-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

General Affairs and External Relations Council in Luxembourg on 13-14 June 2005
11-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Marie-Josée Jacobs demands to take forward the EU social inclusion process
13-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

The GAERC has prepared the international conference on Iraq that will take place in Brussels on June 22
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The EU continues to be concerned over the situation in Uzbekistan
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The European Union broadly supports the concepts and proposals in Kofi Annan’s report for the reform of the United Nations
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean-Louis Schiltz attends the Summit at Doha of the Group of 77 Developing Countries and China
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The Council of the EU has decided to constantly monitor the evolution towards democratic pluralism and respect for human rights in Cuba
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The GAERC summarised the Middle East peace process
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The EU extended the list of members of the Zimbabwean regime covered by sanctions
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn: “Whatever its future status, Kosovo has the same European perspective as the rest of the region"
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn: "Croatia is progressing on a path that could lead to full cooperation with the ICTY"
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn: "Reaching an agreement on the 2007-2013 financial perspectives in the European Council of 16 and 17 June would be good for Europe"
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The EU is resolved to lend its support to the reform programme of the new Ukrainian government
13-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Meeting between Minister Luc Frieden and US Attorney General Alberto Gonzales
14-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

European Council of 16 and 17 June 2005
14-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Invitation by the President of the European Council sent to the Heads of State or Government regarding the agenda of the European Council on 16 and 17 June 2005
14-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Luc Frieden at G8 meeting on organised crime and terrorism
14-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Jean Asselborn calls upon Romania to speed up its preparations for EU accession
14-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The Environment and Health Conference on June 13-15 2005 in Luxembourg
15-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

Jeannot Krecké meets the European sports federations
15-06-2005 • Press Release • Education, Youth and Culture Education, Youth and Culture

François Biltgen: “Services of general economic interest have an important role to play in an efficient and dynamic economy”
16-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

Luc Frieden pleads at the G8 for a determined international action against child pornography and drug production
16-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Jean-Claude Juncker states that there will be a period for reflection and discussion but the process to ratify the Constitutional Treaty will continue with no renegotiation
17-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-Canada Summit in Niagara-on-the-Lake on 19 June 2005
17-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-US Summit in Washington on 20 June
17-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

No agreement on financial perspectives at European Council
18-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Joint Summit Declaration Canada-EU Summit Niagara-on-the-Lake 19 June 2005
19-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Unanimous agreement on rural development at the "Agriculture" Council
20-06-2005 • Press Release • Agriculture and Fisheries Agriculture and Fisheries

The European Union and Canada agree to enhance their economic partnership and pursue "effective multilateralism".
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Presentation of the Luxembourg Presidency's statement of affairs as regards "JHA", made by the Minister of Justice, Luc Frieden
20-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

The European Union and United States Working Together to Promote Peace, Prosperity and Progress in the Middle East
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-US Declaration on the 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the San Francisco Charter
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Energy Security, Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Economic Development
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

European Union and United States Joint Program of Work On the Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The European Union and United States Initiative to Enhance Transatlantic Economic Integration and Growth
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-U.S. Working Together to Fight Against Global Piracy and Counterfeiting
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-US Declaration - Working Together to promote Peace, Stability, Prosperity, and Good Governance in Africa
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

EU-U.S. Declaration on Enhancing Cooperation in the field of Non Proliferation and the Fight Against Terrorism
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

The European Union and the United States Working Together to Promote Democracy and Support Freedom, the Rule of Law and Human Rights Worldwide
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean-Claude Juncker at the EU-US summit: "The United States is not only a strategic partner of the European Union, but also its most important partner"
20-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn to take part in Middle East Quartet Meeting on 23 June 2005 in London
21-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Fisheries under discussion in the Council on 21 June
21-06-2005 • Press Release • Agriculture and Fisheries Agriculture and Fisheries

Irak International Conference - Brussels, 22 June 2005
21-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Environmental Council to meet in Luxembourg on 24 June 2005
22-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Jean Asselborn to take part in G8 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in London on 23 June 2005
22-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn at the International Conference on Iraq: "We are determined to fully support Iraqi efforts to achieve a democratic, federal, pluralist and unified Iraq"
22-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

European Union and United States of America pursue dialogue on Terrorism finance issues
22-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Nicolas Schmit comments on the adoption of the Statute for Members of the European Parliament: "Where there is a political will to reach a compromise, there is a way"
23-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

GSP: a new trade instrument to encourage sustainable development
23-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Environment Council: National bans on marketing GMOs are upheld
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Jean-Louis Schiltz to chair the 30th session of the ACP-EU Council in Luxembourg, 24-25 June 2005
24-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Environment Council favours implementation of a United Nations Environment Organisation
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Political agreement in the Environment Council on protecting groundwater
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

REACH: Presidency summarises debate in Environment Council
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

The Environment Council unanimously agrees on the Community strategy for mercury
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Environment Council: Political agreement on the draft INSPIRE directive
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Environment Council: Ship dismantling must avoid social and environmental dumping
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Environment Environment

Jean-Louis Schiltz: "The humanitarian operation after the tsunami is the largest humanitarian operation ever carried out, and it was effective"
24-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

François Biltgen launches the "Restructuring Forum"
24-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

Jean-Louis Schiltz: "The eradication of poverty remains the principle objective of the revised Cotonou Agreement"
25-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean Asselborn meets Foreign Minister of Haiti in Luxembourg
25-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Jean-Louis Schiltz chairs the "Telecommunications" Council
27-06-2005 • Press Release • Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy

Informal meeting of the Ministers of Culture
27-06-2005 • Press Release • Education, Youth and Culture Education, Youth and Culture

The European Security and Defence College has been established
27-06-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations

Lucien Lux at the Transport Council of 27 June 2005
27-06-2005 • Press Release • Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy

Employment Committee (EMCO) to meet in Luxembourg on 29-30 June 2005
28-06-2005 • Press Release • Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs

France, the European Union’s candidate, is selected for hosting ITER, the experimental reactor
28-06-2005 • Press Release • Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research) Competitiveness (Internal market, Industry and Research)

Energy efficiency contributes to protecting the environment, lowering costs and creating jobs, according to Jeannot Krecké
28-06-2005 • Press Release • Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy Transport, Telecommmunications and Energy

Franco Frattini and Luc Frieden visit the External Borders Agency (Frontex) in Warsaw
30-06-2005 • Press Release • Justice and Home Affairs Justice and Home Affairs

Merci
01-07-2005 • Press Release • General Affairs and External Relations


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