Provisional Agenda of the Competitiveness Council, 13 March

March 13, 2006

Brussels, 10 Mar 2006

Full text of Document 7065/06
Suite of documents 7065/06

Monday 13 (9.30) March 2006

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Approval of the list of "A" items 7095/06 PTS A 12

3. The Lisbon process - Preparation of the Spring European Council

(a) Communication from the Commission to the Spring European Council "Time to move up a gear"

(b) Key issues paper - Contribution of the Competitiveness Council to the Spring European Council of 23-24 March 2006

­ Exchange of views and adoption of the key issues paper
5745/06 ECOFIN 23 AG 3 SOC 34 COMPET 7 RECH 6 ENER 17 MI 11 IND 6 EDUC 16 ENV 43 TELECOM 2 + ADD 2
7121/06 COMPET 58 RECH 63 MI 58 IND 31 ECO 46 ECOFIN 89 ENER 86 ENV 165 SOC 117 POLGEN 29

4. Small and medium-sized enterprises

(a) Commission communication: "Implementing the Community Lisbon Programme
- Modern SME Policy for Growth and Employment"

(b) Commission communication: "Implementing the Community Lisbon Programme
- Fostering entrepreneurial mindsets through education and learning"

­ Exchange of views and adoption of Council conclusions (Public debate)
14434/05 ECOFIN 351 COMPET 247
6505/06 COMPET 19 EDUC 34 RECH 22 ECO 21 IND 20 MI 33 SOC 78
6594/1/06 COMPET 23 MI 38 IND 22 ECOFIN 53 REV 1
7073/06 COMPET 53 MI 55 IND 30 ECOFIN 85

5. Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) 2007 - 2013 (LA) (Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Articles 156, 157(3) and Articles 175(1) of the Treaty)
­ Partial general approach
8081/05 COMPET 67 RECH 79 ENER 55 ENV 164 TELECOM ECOFIN 124 CODEC 264 (x) + COR 1 (x) + COR 1 REV 1 (et) (x)
7075/06 COMPET 54 RECH 60 ENER 80 ENV 158 TELECOM 16 ECO 44 CODEC 221
7078/06 COMPET 55 RECH 61 ENER 81 ENV 159 TELECOM 17 ECO 45 CODEC 222

6. Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on services in the Internal Market (LA) (*)
(Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Articles 47(2), 55, 71 and 80(2) of the Treaty)
­ Progress report/Information from the Presidency
(Public deliberation)
6174/04 COMPET 18 SOC 58 JUSTCIV 23 CODEC 192 (x) 7. Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Community Customs Code (Modernized Customs Code) (LA) (Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Articles 26, 95, 133 and 135 of the Treaty)
­ Presentation by the Commission 15380/05 UD 152 ENFOCUSTOM 86 MI 138 COMER 186 TRANS 7 CODEC 1144

8. Specific Programmes implementing the 7th Framework Programme of the European Community and Euratom:

(a) Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the Specific Programme "Cooperation" implementing the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (LA) (Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Article 166 of the Treaty)

(b) Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the Specific Programme "Ideas" implementing the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (LA) (Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Article 166 of the Treaty) (c) Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the Specific Programme to be carried out by means of direct actions by the Joint Research Centre under the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2013) of the European Community for research, technological

(d) Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the Specific Programme to be carried out by means of direct actions by the Joint Research Centre implementing the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2011) of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for nuclear research and training activities (LA)

(Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Article 7 of the Euratom Treaty)

(e) Proposal for a Council Decision concerning the specific Programme implementing the 7th Framework Programme (2007-2011) of the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) for nuclear research and training activities (LA)
(Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Article 7 of the Euratom Treaty)
– Progress report/Exchange of views
136/05 RECH 182 COMPET 198 (x) + REV 1 (it) (x)
130/05 RECH 178 COMPET 194 (x)
1/05 RECH 176 COMPET 192 (x)
132/05 RECH 180 ATO 84 COMPET 196 (x)
134/05 RECH 181 ATO 85 COMPET 197 (x)
6955/06 RECH 51 ATO COMPET 45
6956/06 RECH 52 COMPET 46
6940/06 RECH 50 COMPET 43
6707/06 RECH 33 COMPET
6711/06 RECH 35 ATO 21 COMPET 29
6939/06 RECH 49 ATO 26 COMPET 42
7065/06 4 CAB EN

9. Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the rules for the participation of undertakings, research centers and universities in actions under the 7th Framework Programme and for the dissemination of research results (2007-2013) (LA) (Legal basis proposed by the Commission: Article 167 and Article 172(2) of the Treaty)
– Progress report/Exchange of views
5057/06 RECH 1 CODEC 4
6958/06 RECH 53 CODEC 218

10. Any other business

(a) Preparation of EU and Latin America/Caribbean (LAC) Summit
– Report from the Presidency
6384/06 COMPET 17 RECH 21

(b) Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on type approval of motor vehicles with respect to emissions and on access to vehicle repair information, amending Directive 72/306/EEC and Directive ../../EC (Euro 5) (LA)
– Request by the German delegation
7158/06 ENT 45 ENV 168 CODEC 229

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