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Draft programme

Meeting of the Secretaries General
of the European Union Parliaments

Vienna, 27 – 28 January 2019

Sunday, 27 January 2019

 
17:00 - 19:00  Arrival of delegations and registration at the hotels
   Meeting of the Secretaries General of the Troika
18:15  Departure from the hotels
18:30  Meeting of the Secretaries General of the Troika
(Estonia, Austria, Finland, European Parliament)
Palais Epstein, 1017 Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 1, Room E4
19:00  Departure from the hotels
19:30  Dinner hosted by Mr Harald Dossi, Secretary General of the
Austrian Parliament

Palais Epstein, 1010 Vienna, Dr.-Karl-Renner-Ring 1
approx. 22:00  Return to the hotels

 

Monday, 28 January 2019

 
 8:30  
  • Departure from the hotels
9:00    Opening of the meeting of the Secretaries General
of the European Union Parliaments
Parliament-Hofburg, Großer Redoutensaal
Entrance: 1010 Vienna, Josefsplatz 4


Welcome address:
Mr Wolfgang Sobotka,
President of the National Council

Introductory remarks:
Mr Harald Dossi,
Secretary General of the Austrian Parliament

Adoption of the agenda of the meeting
9:15  Session I: Presentation of the draft programme of the Conference of Speakers of the EU Parliaments

Speaker:
Mr Harald Dossi,
Secretary General of the Austrian Parliament

Debate
10:00  Presentation of the Parliamentary Dimension of the Romanian EU Council Presidency

Speakers:
Ms Silvia Mihalcea,
Secretary General of the Romanian Camerei Deputaţilor

Ms Izabela Chencian,
Secretary General of the Romanian Senat
10:10   European Elections 2019

Speaker:
Mr Klaus Welle,
Secretary General of the European Parliament
10:20  Session II: IPEX related issues

IPEX Annual Report
Conclusions on IPEX

Speaker:
Mr Peep Jahilo,
Secretary General of the Estonian Riigikogu

Debate
11:00  Family photo and coffee break
11:30  Session III: Open parliament – opportunities and Limits

Speakers:
Ms Simone Roos
Secretary General of the Dutch Tweede Kamer
Sir David Natzler
Secretary General of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom

Debate
12:55  Any other Business

Closing remarks by Mr Harald Dossi, Secretary General of the Austrian
Parliament
13:00  Lunch
Parliament-Hofburg, Kleiner Redoutensaal/Gardesalon
14:30  Return to the hotels
Departure of delegations