Results of the Lithuanian Presidency in the Committees of the European Parliament

23 December 2013, Last updated at, 14:35 EEST
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On December 17-18 in Brussels, six Lithuanian ministries will present the results of the Presidency in the committees of the European Parliament.

Minister of Finance Mr Šadžius, Minister of Energy Mr Neverovičius, Minister of Justice Mr Bernatonis, Minister of the Interior Mr Barakauskas, and Minister of Transport and Communications Mr Sinkevičius and the members of the committees will discuss the EU achievements in the areas of economics, monetary policy, freedoms of citizens, justice, internal affairs, transport and other areas. Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Kriščiūnas will speak on the issues of development cooperation and trade policy.

Ministers presented priorities of their supervised areas to the committees of the European Parliament at the beginning of the Lithuanian Presidency in July. This time the Lithuanian representatives will review the essential work performed during the period of the Presidency of the EU Council in cooperation with the legislative partner the European Parliament.

Within two days 8 presentations of the Lithuanian Ministers will be heard in 7 committees of the European Parliament.
Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs Rolandas Kriščiūnas will also participate in the discussion of the meeting of the European Parliament Development committee (DEVE) concerning the challenges faced by new EU member states and their abilities to contribute to implementation of the agenda after 2015, especially by sharing experience of the transition period, and on behalf of the high representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy Catherine Ashton will inform the committee about the session of the Foreign Affairs Council on development cooperation results.

On December 17 Minister of Energy Jaroslavas Neverovičius will participate at the Joint Committee Meeting on the EU Internal Energy Market for the 21st Century organised by the European Parliament Industry, Research and Energy committee (ITRE) and the Committee of Economics of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

Watch the presentations of the Ministers in the committees of the European Parliament live here.

After the presentations the speeches will be posted on the website here.

Documents of the Joint Committee Meeting organised by the European Parliament ITRE committee and the Committee of Economics of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania is posted on the website here.

Presentations of the Ministers at the European Parliament committees:
 

Date

Room

Committee

Minister

Tome

(Brussels time)

 

Tuesday

17-12-2013

PHS-3C050

ECON (Economic and Monetary Affairs)

Minister of Finance
of the Republic of Lithuania
Rimantas Šadžius

Press Release

9AM-10:30AM (TBC)

ASP-1G3

JURI (Legal Affairs)

Minister of Justice
of the Republic of Lithuania

Juozas Bernatonis

Press Release

11:45AM-12:30PM

ASP-3E2

INTA (International Trade)

Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Lithuania
Rolandas Kriščiūnas

Press Release

3PM-4PM

JAN-6Q2

LIBE (Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs)

Minister of Justice
of the Republic of Lithuania

Juozas Bernatonis

Minister of the Interior
of the Republic of Lithuania

Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas

Press Release

3PM-4:30PM

JAN-4Q1

TRAN (Transport and Tourism)

Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania
Rimantas Sinkevičius

Press Release

5:45PM-6:30PM

JAN-2Q2

ITRE (Industry, Research and Energy)

Joint Committee Meeting on the EU Internal Energy Market for the 21st Century

Minister of Energy
of the Republic of Lithuania

Jaroslavas Neverovičius

Press Release

10:15AM-5:30PM

Wednesday

18-12-2013

JAN-6Q2

DEVE (Development)

Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania
Rolandas Kriščiūnas

10:15AM-11:50AM

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