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The main dates of the French presidency – 2nd half of 2000

(B2 archives) here are the major events during this French presidency in the second half of 2000.

• 3 July 2000: Commission seminar with the French government (Paris)

• 6 and 7 July 2000: informal meeting of employment and social affairs ministers (Paris)

• 15 and 16 July 2000: informal meeting of environment ministers (Paris)

• July 19, 2000: Europe – Japan Summit (Tokyo)

• 20 and 21 July 2000: informal meeting of culture ministers (Lille)

• July 27 to 29, 2000: Europe-Asia, Europe-Korea ministerial meeting, regional forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN (Bangkok).

• September 2 and 3, 2000: gymnich, informal meeting of foreign and European affairs ministers (Évian)

• 4 and 5 September 2000: informal meeting of agriculture ministers (Biarritz)

• 9 and 10 September 2000: informal meeting of economy and finance ministers (Versailles)

• September 15, 2000: Europe – Ukraine Summit (Paris)

• October 2, 2000: Europe – United States ministerial meeting (Paris)

• 13 and 14 October 2000: Informal European Council of Heads of State and Government of the Fifteen (Biarritz)

• October 19 to 21, 2000: Europe-Asia Summit, Europe-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, Europe-Japan (Seoul)

• October 23, 2000: Europe – China Summit (Beijing).

• October 30, 2000: Europe – Russia Summit (Paris)

• November 3, 2000: Europe – Canada ministerial meeting (Paris)

• November 13 and 14, 2000: ministerial meeting and Europe – Mediterranean Summit (Marseille)

• November 16, 2000: ministerial meeting of the Western European Union – defense (Marseille)

• November 23, 2000: European conference with candidate countries (Sochaux)

• November 29 and 30, 2000: Europe – Southern Africa ministerial meeting (Gaborone).

• 8 and 9 December 2000: European Council at the end of the presidency, preceded on the 7th by a European conference with the candidate countries (Nice)

• December 18, 2000: Europe – United States summit (Washington)

• December 19, 2000: Europe – Canada summit (Ottawa).

(NGV)

extract from an article published in France-Soir

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).