Indicative programme - Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs Council of 24 October 2019

Met dank overgenomen van Raad van de Europese Unie (Raad) i, gepubliceerd op woensdag 23 oktober 2019.


European Convention Center Luxembourg (ECCL)


Mr. Timo Harakka, Minister of Employment

Ms. Aino-Kaisa Pekonen, Minister of Social Affairs and Health

All times are approximate and subject to change

from 08.00


+/- 08.30

Doorstep by minister Pekonen

+/- 08.50

Doorstep by minister Harakka

+/- 09.30

Beginning of the Council meeting (Roundtable)

Adoption of the agenda

Adoption of non-legislative A items

+/- 09.45

Conclusions on the Economy of Wellbeing (public session)

+/- 10.05

Enhancing anti-discrimination in the European Union

+/- 12.05

Any other business

Conference on Advancing LGBTI Equality in the EU (Brussels, 23-24 September 2019)

+/- 12.15

Communication on more efficient decision-making in social policy

+/- 12.30

Working lunch debate on The passerelle clause in the field of social policy in the European Union legislative process

+/- 14.00

Conclusions on "The Future of Work: the European Union promoting the ILO Centenary Declaration" (public session)

+/- 14.10

Matching skills and labour market needs in the changing world of work

+/- 15.40

Any other business

Tripartite Social Summit (Brussels, 16 October 2019)

+/- 15.45

European Semester

  • Key Employment Challenges: Key messages from the EMCO based on the Annual Employment Performance Report and the Employment Performance Monitor
  • Key Social Challenges: Key messages from the SPC based on the Annual Review of the Social Protection Performance Monitor Endorsement

+/- 16.30

Press conference (live streaming)