Together, resilient, Europe: Slovenian Presidency of the EU Council begins

On 1 July 2021, Slovenia took over the Presidency of the EU Council – set to continue until the end of December 2021.

The new Presidency published its programme under the slogan Together. Resilient. Europe, and based it on the following priorities:

  • Facilitate the EU recovery and reinforcing its resilience, with a strong focus on the green and digital transition (e.g., the EU Digital Services Act (DSA) and Digital Markets Act (DMA)).
  • Implement the Next Generation EU and the Recovery and Resilience Facility to facilitate the adoption of national recovery plans as soon as possible and accelerate the green and digital transition.
  • Transpose the set of sustainability objectives into binding European legislation (becoming climate-neutral by 2050 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels).
  • Reflect on lessons learned from the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Strengthen the rule of law and European values to promote a rule of law culture in the EU and allow the Member States to learn from each other’s experiences.
  • Increase European security and stability. An EU-Western Balkans Summit will be held in the fall with the aim to, among others, build a promising future for young people.

HOTREC hopes that the Slovenian Presidency will follow the Portuguese steps in prioritising the recovery of tourism and hospitality at these challenging times. Now more than ever, the full support of the EU Institutions – with regards to funding, coordination, policy and more – is crucial for our sector to remain open and finally start planning for the long-term.

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08 Nov
08/11/2022    
All Day
Next meeting of the PTD expert group on 8/11: agenda available: https://www.hotrec.eu/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/draft-Agenda-8-Nov-2022.pdf
Informal meeting with Airlines4Europe - Possible impact of Fit for 55 on airline pricing and travel
08/11/2022    
09:45 - 11:15
Main outcome of the meeting available (summary + PowerPoint from Airlines4Europe)
14 Nov
14/11/2022 - 16/11/2022    
00:00
On 14-16 November 2022, the Czech presidency of the EU Council will organise the European Tourism Forum.
Webinar on Practical solutions to food waste monitoring in hospitality
17/11/2022    
10:30 - 11:30
Webinar - 17 November, 10.30-11.30 CET
Preparatory meeting SSD plenary + Update on Social Affairs
21/11/2022    
10:00 - 11:30
On 21 November 2022, HOTREC will organise its Sectoral Social Dialogue preparatory meeting + update on Social Affairs (policy and legislative files). The meeting will [...]
22 Nov
22/11/2022    
11:30 - 14:00
HOTREC has shared consolidated comments on ISO Restaurant Vocabulary Project (WD16520) now accessible and will attend the 22 November meeting. 
24 Nov
24/11/2022    
11:00 - 12:30
Slides and recording are available online. Other documents will be shared next week.
24 Nov
24/11/2022    
15:00 - 16:30
New meeting - all HOTREC members are welcome to attend - 24 November 2022
Sectoral Social Dialogue Plenary meeting
25/11/2022    
10:00 - 16:00
HOTREC-EFFAT Work Programme 2023-2024
28 Nov
28/11/2022    
15:00 - 17:00
Stanhope Hotel Brussels by Thon Hotels List of Participants Draft Agenda for ExCom meeting on 28 November 2022 PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM 16:30, THE PRESIDENT-ELECT, [...]
European Hospitality Day - Event at European Parliament
29/11/2022    
08:30 - 14:30
HOTREC is organising meetings and exchanges for HOTREC members at the European Parliament on Tuesday 29 November 2022 in Brussels.
Events on 14/11/2022
14 Nov
Events on 22/11/2022
Events on 24/11/2022
Events on 25/11/2022
Events on 28/11/2022
28 Nov