2627TH MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE OF PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVES PART I (DEPUTIES)

On 10 & 12 May 2017, Malta’s Deputy Permanent Representative, Neil Kerr, chaired the 2627th meeting of the Permanent Representatives Committee Part I (Deputies), also known as COREPER I.

In addition to approving ‘I’ items, which are mostly issues that were agreed to at the Council’s technical Working Party level (see attached agenda), today’s meeting discussed the following:

WEDNESDAY 10 MAY 2017 (10:00)

– Preparation for the Council meeting (Education, Youth, Culture and Sport) on 22 and 23 May 2017

1. Draft Council conclusions on the role of youth work in supporting young people’s development of essential life skills that facilitate their successful transition to adulthood, active citizenship and working life (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

2. Draft Council conclusions on strategic perspectives for European cooperation in the youth field post 2018 (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

3. Draft Council Resolution on the Structured Dialogue and the future development of the dialogue with young people in the context of policies for European cooperation in the youth field post 2018 (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

4. Building Europe’s future – listening to and supporting young people (Non-legislative activity)

= Policy debate (Public debate in accordance with Article 8(2) of the Council’s Rules of Procedure [proposed by the Presidency])

5. Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a common framework for the provision of better services for skills and qualifications (Europass) and repealing Decision No 2241/2004/EC (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= Progress report

6. Proposal for a Council Recommendation on the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning and repealing the Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2008 on the establishment of the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

7. Giving learners a voice: how to improve and modernise our systems to provide high quality education for all (Non-legislative activity)

= Policy debate (Public debate in accordance with Article 8(2) of the Council’s Rules of Procedure [proposed by the Presidency])

8. Draft conclusions of the Council and of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council, on sport as a platform for social inclusion through volunteering (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

9. Draft Resolution of the Council and of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council, on the European Union Work Plan for Sport (1 July 2017 � 31 December 2020) (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

10. Sports media and its role in strengthening social inclusion (Non-legislative activity)

= Policy debate (Public debate in accordance with Article 8(2) of the Council’s Rules of Procedure [proposed by the Presidency])

11. Draft Council conclusions on an EU strategic approach to international cultural relations (Non-legislative activity)

= Adoption

12. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/13/EU on the coordination of certain provisions laid down by law, regulation or administrative action in Member States concerning the provision of audiovisual media services in view of changing market realities (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= General approach

– Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulations (EU) No 1316/2013 and (EU) No 283/2014 as regards the promotion of internet connectivity in local communities (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= Preparation for the trilogue

– Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2004/37/EC on the protection of workers from the risks related to exposure to carcinogens or mutagens at work (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= Presidency debriefing on the outcome of the trilogue

= Preparation for the trilogue

– Preparation for the Council meeting “Competitiveness” (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space) on 29 and 30 May 2017

1. Setting of the provisional agenda

2. Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers (First reading)

(Legislative deliberation)

= General approach

3. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on a proportionality test before adoption of new regulation of professions (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= General approach

– Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply and repealing Regulation (EU) No 994/2010 (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= Analysis of the final compromise text with a view to agreement

– Any other business

FRIDAY 12 MAY 2017 (9:30)

The Committee continued with the examination of the following item:

– Preparation for the Council meeting “Competitiveness” (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space) on 29 and 30 May 2017

i) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers (First reading) (Legislative deliberation)

= General approach

Source: Government of Malta