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EPP Group Study Days
17-18 October 2012
Bucharest - ROMANIA



Wednesday, 17 October 2012

09.00-09.30 hrs Welcome speeches

  • Joseph Daul MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament (EP), Ex-Officio Vice-President of the European People's Party
  • Wilfried Martens, President of the European People's Party
  • Vasile Blaga, Chairman of the PDL Party (Partidul Democrat Liberal), Romania
  • Hunor Kelemen, Chairman of the RMDSZ Party (Romániai Magyar Demokrata Szövetség), Romania
  • Theodor Dumitru Stolojan MEP, Head of the Romanian Delegation of the EPP Group in the EP

09.30-11.00 hrs EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIAL COHESION: PROMOTING GROWTH AND JOBS IN A EUROPE OF GREATER SOLIDARITY

Chairwoman

Corien Wortmann-Kool MEP, Vice-Chairwoman of the EPP Group in the EP responsible for the Economy and Environment Working Group, Vice-President of the European People's Party

Guest speakers

  • Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Industry and Entrepreneurship, Vice-President of the European People's Party
  • Michel Barnier, European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Vice-President of the European People's Party
  • Ralf Brauksiepe, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
  • Alexandra Gătej, CEO, Maldon and Wat

Debates

Conclusions

Amalia Sartori MEP, Chairwoman of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee in the EP

11.00-12.30 hrs REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL COHESION - INCREASING THE IMPACT OF EU DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR THE WELL-BEING OF CITIZENS

Chairman

Marian-Jean Marinescu MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group in the EP responsible for the Budget and Structural Policies Working Group

Guest speakers

  • Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Regional Policy
  • Dacian Cioloş, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, President of the Committee of the Regions
  • Michael Schneider, President of the EPP Group in the Committee of the Regions

Debates

Conclusions

Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP, EPP Group Coordinator in the Regional Development Committee of the EP, Rapporteur on the General Regulation on Structural Funds

Thursday, 18 October 2012

09.00-10.30 hrs INTERNET: FREE AND FAIR

Chairman

Manfred Weber MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group in the EP responsible for the Legal and Home Affairs Working Group

Introduction

Marielle Gallo MEP, EPP Group Vice-Coordinator in the Legal Affairs Committee of the EP

Guest speakers

  • Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship
  • Richard Bruton, Irish Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation
  • Piotr Waglowski, Polish Lawyer, Publicist, Webmaster
  • Corneliu Porumboiu, Romanian film director and screenwriter

Discussion

Conclusions

Angelika Niebler MEP, Chairwoman of the EPP Group Internet Working Group



For further information:
Eugen Sandu, EPP Group Press and Communications Service, Tel: +32-472-547584