Cyprus EU presidency tops the agenda as EESC members gather for the plenary session

10 Jul 2012
Ref: 045 2012

The future of the EU defence industry, the posting of workers and the maritime labour convention are some of the issues to be discussed at the next European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) plenary session, scheduled to take place on 11 and 12 July. The plenary session will also see two debates, one on the Cyprus EU presidency, attended by the Cyprus Deputy Minister for European Affairs, Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, the other on the outcome of the Rio conference, attended by Commissioner Potočnik and other stakeholders.

Venue:           Charlemagne building, second floor, De Gasperi room -Brussels

Start:              Wednesday, 11 July

2.00 p.m. Press briefing with Minister Mavroyiannis

2.30 p.m. Plenary session