05 Jun 2015
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 05 JUNEBrussels Daily
President Juncker participates in the G7 Summit in Germany on 7 and 8 June
Under the motto ‘Think ahead, act together’, the 41st edition of the summit of the ‘Group of Seven Nations’ (G7) will take place from 7 to 8 June in Schloss Elmau, Bavaria (Germany). The European Union will be represented by the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk. The main topics on the agenda, as set out by this year’s German Presidency, are the global economy, trade, as well as foreign affairs, security and health and development issues. Leaders will also discuss the upcoming UN negotiations to develop a new international climate change agreement and the UN’s post-2015 sustainable development agenda. A fact sheet on this year’s G7 and the role and actions of the EU is available here.
Commissioner Malmström participating in Citizen Dialogue in Prague
Today, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will be in Prague to participate in a Citizen’s Dialogue at Charles University, to discuss the benefits of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to Czech citizens. During this one-day trip discussion on TTIP will be the main theme. The Commissioner will meet with the Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, Jan Mládek, Czech Minister of Industry and Trade, and Lubomír Zaorálek, Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs. She will also participate in a joint meeting with Members of the Committee on European Affairs and the Economic Committee of the Chamber of Deputies as well as Senators of the Committee on EU Affairs of the Czech Senate. Finally, Commissioner Malmström will discuss TTIP with various Czech stakeholders including representatives of tripartite negotiations, consumers, and the Ombudsman.
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