Transport, 10 December
Transport ministers will hold a policy debate on social aspects in road transport. The aim is to explore member states' views on the current legislation and the best ways to guarantee its systematic enforcement. The Commission intends to introduce new initiatives on road transport in 2016, aimed in particular at enhancing awareness and improving the consistency and effectiveness of enforcement by member states.
Telecommunications, 11 December
Ministers will discuss the upcoming review of the EU telecoms rules. The questions prepared by the presidency focus on next generation connectivity, equivalent treatment of equivalent services and the top priorities for the review. The Commission is expected to present its proposals in 2016 under the digital single market strategy.
The presidency will report on talks with the European Parliament on the draft directive on network and information security. The next trilogue meeting with the Parliament is scheduled for 7 December. The presidency will also present a progress report on the proposed rules to make public sector websites more accessible.