22/01/2020 – Institutional affairs / Justice and citizens’ rights
The Commission set out its ideas for shaping the Conference on the Future of Europe, which should be launched on Europe Day, 9 May 2020 and run for two years. The Communication adopted is the Commission’s contribution to the already lively debate around the Conference on the Future of Europe – a project announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in her Political Guidelines, to give Europeans a greater say on what the European Union does and how it works for them.
21/01/2020 – Business, taxation and competition / Economy and the euro
The Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) discussed digital taxation and the European Green Deal. It also kick-started the 2020 European Semester exercise.