Internal Market, Competitiveness, Industry, Research Council of 30 Sep, provisional agenda

September 20, 2002

Copenhagen, 19 Sep 2002

DATE: MONDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2002
TIME: 10.00

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. (poss.) Approval of the list of "A" items

3. (a) The new Competitiveness Council
- Information from the Presidency
(b) Communication from the Commission on streamlining the annual economic and employment policy coordination cycles
- Information from the Commission
11749/02 ECOFIN 283 SOC 375 MI 155

4. Examination of the Cardiff economic reform process from the internal market angle
- Report
- Exchange of views

5. Simplifying and improving the regulatory environment - Follow-up to the Commission Action Plan
- Conclusions
9809/02 MI 104 POLGEN 23 + ADD 1 + ADD 2 + ADD 3

6. Public procurement - Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council coordinating the procurement procedures of entities operating in the water, energy and transport sectors ("sectors Directive") (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Articles 47(2), 55 and 95)
= Political agreement
(Public discussion)
10346/00 MAP 6 CODEC 551
+ COR 1

7. Amended proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council relating to fertilisers (LA) (*)
(Legal basis: Article 95)
= Political agreement
(Public discussion)
12005/01 ENT 190 CODEC 896
10293/02 ENT 96 CODEC 809

8. Report on barriers to an internal market in services
- Presentation by the Commission
11757/02 MI 157

9. Report from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and Social Committee: Second biennial
Report on the application of the principle of mutual recognition in the Single Market
- Commission presentation
11359/02 MI 148

10. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directives 78/660/EEC , 83/349/EEC
and 91/674/EEC on the annual and consolidated accounts of certain types of companies and insurance undertakings (LA)
- General approach
9730/1/02 DRS 40 CODEC 725 REV 1

11. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Directive 68/151/EEC as regards disclosure requirements in respect of certain types of companies (LA)
- General approach
9925/02 DRS 44 CODEC 756

12. Follow-up to the report of the High Level Group of Company Law Experts ("Corporate Governance")
- Policy debate
- Conclusions

13. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending, for the twenty-fifth time, Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to restrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (substances classified as carcinogens, mutagens or substances toxic to reproduction - c/m/r) (LA)(*)
- Progress report
6353/02 ENT 38 ENV 89 CODEC 206

14. Shipbuilding - Follow-up to the conclusions of the Industry/Energy Council on 6 and 7 June 2002 = Briefing by the Commission

15. Implementation of the Sixth Research Framework Programme (EC and Euratom) (2002-2006)
- Adoption of specific programmes:

= Council Decision adopting a specific programme for research, technological development and demonstration: "Integrating and strengthening the European Research Area" (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Article 166(3) of the EC Treaty)
11385/02 RECH 139

= Council Decision adopting a specific programme for research, technological development and demonstration: "structuring the European Research Area" (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Article 166(3) of the EC Treaty)
11386/02 RECH 140

= Council Decision adopting a specific programme of research, technological development and demonstration to be carried out by means of direct actions by the Joint Research Centre (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Article 166(3) of the EC Treaty)
11384/02 RECH 138

= Council Decision adopting a specific programme (Euratom) for research and training on nuclear energy (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Article 7(1) of the EAEC Treaty)
11382/02 RECH 136 ATO 103 + COR 1 (nl,en,sv)

= Council Decision adopting a specific programme for research and training to be carried out by the Joint Research Centre by means of direct actions for the European Atomic Energy Community (LA)(*)
(Legal basis: Article 7(1) of the EAEC Treaty)
11383/02 RECH 137 ATO 104

16. Other business

(*) Item on which a vote may be requested. (LA) Legislative Act

Danish Presidency Website http://www.eu2002.dk/main/

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