European Council

Overview of Honda Exhibits at the 27th ITS World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 6:51am

TOKYO, Oct 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will showcase its latest initiatives in the areas of information-communication and control technologies at the 27th Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress 2021, which will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from October 11 to 15, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 8, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will showcase its latest initiatives in the areas of information-communication and control technologies at the 27th Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress 2021, which will take place in Hamburg, Germany, from October 11 to 15, 2021.
  • Honda's advanced safety and driver-assistive technology was developed with a vision to eliminate human errors in driving.
  • Placing the highest priority on safety and reliability, Honda developed the "Traffic Jam Pilot" function, which enables the system to drive the vehicle instead of the driver.
  • ITS 2021 Honda booth website [Release date and time: October 11 (Mon) 3:00PM (JST)]:
    About the 27th ITS World Congress 2021 in Hamburg, Germany
    - ITS World Congress 2021 official website: https://itsworldcongress.com/

Former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern Announces The World Carbon Neutrality Forum

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

The "World Carbon Neutrality Forum" (WCNF) was announced today by the former President of the European Council (2004) and former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern.

Key Points: 
  • The "World Carbon Neutrality Forum" (WCNF) was announced today by the former President of the European Council (2004) and former Irish Prime Minister Bertie Ahern.
  • In its first year of operation, the World Carbon Neutrality Forum will be held virtually and transmitted by a dedicated video platform called the World Carbon Neutrality Media Network.
  • I am delighted to be Chair of the World Carbon Neutrality Forum because I believe collaboration, cooperation and coalition are key to substantial change.
  • The World Carbon Neutrality Forum will seek to find our collective voice through a network for like minded political and business leaders and will provide a collaborative forum to motivate and share experience.

INFODAS SDoT Security Gateway receives EU SECRET approval enabling digitization of EU Classified Information systems

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 1:00pm

As the flagship SDoT product, the bi-directional data guard controls exchange of structured and unstructured data to protect EU Classified Information (EUCI) .

Key Points: 
  • As the flagship SDoT product, the bi-directional data guard controls exchange of structured and unstructured data to protect EU Classified Information (EUCI) .
  • The general EU SECRET approval makes it easy for EU institutions, bodies, offices or agencies and EU Member States to get communication and information systems (CIS) classified EU SECRET and below that require cross domain data exchanges accredited by a Security Accreditation Authority (SAA).
  • However, the EUCI regulation may now prevent end-to-end digitization of classified domains and requirements for rapid decision making among EU institutions and EU Member States.
  • INFODAS SDoT product family cross domain solutions (SDoT Security Gateway, SDoT Software Data Diode, SDoT Labelling Service, PATCH.works) are approved up to German, EU, NATO SECRET and are listed in the NATO information assurance catalogue.

INFODAS SDoT Security Gateway receives EU SECRET approval enabling digitization of EU Classified Information systems

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 8:00am

As the flagship SDoT product, the bi-directional data guard controls exchange of structured and unstructured data to protect EU Classified Information (EUCI) .

Key Points: 
  • As the flagship SDoT product, the bi-directional data guard controls exchange of structured and unstructured data to protect EU Classified Information (EUCI) .
  • The general EU SECRET approval makes it easy for EU institutions, bodies, offices or agencies and EU Member States to get communication and information systems (CIS) classified EU SECRET and below that require cross domain data exchanges accredited by a Security Accreditation Authority (SAA).
  • However, the EUCI regulation may now prevent end-to-end digitization of classified domains and requirements for rapid decision making among EU institutions and EU Member States.
  • INFODAS SDoT product family cross domain solutions (SDoT Security Gateway, SDoT Software Data Diode, SDoT Labelling Service, PATCH.works) are approved up to German, EU, NATO SECRET and are listed in the NATO information assurance catalogue.

Media advisory - Press briefing ahead of the informal meeting of the European Council in Porto, 7-8 May 2021

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 8:00am

The press briefing ahead of the informal meeting of the European Council in Porto of 7 and 8 May 2021 will take place via video conference on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 09.30.

Key Points: 
  • The press briefing ahead of the informal meeting of the European Council in Porto of 7 and 8 May 2021 will take place via video conference on Thursday 6 May 2021 at 09.30.
  • In order to follow the briefing and to be able to ask questions remotely, EU accredited journalists and journalists who had a EUCO accreditation from June 2019 European Council meeting or later, can register using this link.
  • Journalists who already registered for high-level press conferences (European Councils, international summits) in 2020 or 2021 don't need to register again.
  • Deadline: Thursday 6 May, 08.00

    Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour before the briefing.

Forward look: 3 - 16 May 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 8:00am

Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Thursday 6 May

Key Points: 
  • Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Thursday 6 May

    EU ministers of foreign affairs will be briefed about current affairs and exchange views on the Strategic Compass.

  • Informal meeting of heads of state or government, Saturday 8 May

    An Informal meeting of EU leaders will discuss the European Pillar of Social Rights in Porto.

  • Foreign Affairs Council, Monday 10 May

    EU ministers of foreign affairs will be briefed about current affairs and exchange views on Western Balkans, transatlantic relations and Belarus.

  • General Affairs Council, Tuesday 11 May

    The Council will prepare for the special European Council meeting on 25 May 2021.

Forward look: 26 April - 9 May 2021

Saturday, May 1, 2021 - 12:06am

Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Thursday 6 May

Key Points: 
  • Foreign Affairs Council (Defence), Thursday 6 May

    EU ministers of foreign affairs will be briefed about current affairs and exchange views on the Strategic Compass.

  • Informal meeting of heads of state or government, Saturday 8 May

    An Informal meeting of EU leaders will discuss the European Pillar of Social Rights in Porto.

  • Foreign Affairs Council, Monday 10 May

    EU ministers of foreign affairs will be briefed about current affairs and exchange views on Western Balkans, transatlantic relations and Belarus.

  • General Affairs Council, Tuesday 11 May

    The Council will prepare for the special European Council meeting on 25 May 2021.

Press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council, 25-26 March 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 4:03pm

The press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council of 25 and 26 March 2021 will take place via video conference on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 15.00

Key Points: 
  • The press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council of 25 and 26 March 2021 will take place via video conference on Wednesday 24 March 2021 at 15.00

    English and French interpretation will be available.

  • This briefing is "off the record".
  • In order to follow the briefing and to be able to ask questions remotely, EU accredited journalists and journalists who had a EUCO accreditation from June 2019 European Council meeting or later, can register using this link

    Journalists who already registered for high-level press conferences (European Councils, international summits) in 2020 or 2021 don't need to register again.

  • Deadline: Wednesday 24 March, 12.00

    Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour before the briefing.

Forward look: 22 March - 4 April 2021

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 8:00am

The location and the format (physical or virtual) indicated for each meeting are subject to change.

Key Points: 
  • The location and the format (physical or virtual) indicated for each meeting are subject to change.
  • Foreign Affairs Council, Monday 22 March

    EU ministers of foreign affairs will be briefed about current affairs and exchange views on the Southern neighbourhood and Turkey.

  • Agriculture and Fisheries Council, Monday 22 - Tuesday 23 March

    Ministers discuss the state of play in the negotiations of the CAP reform package and the EU-UK fishing opportunities for 2021 and, for deep-sea stocks for 2021 and 2022.

  • Informal video conference of European affairs ministers, Tuesday 23 March

    European Council, European Semester and the Conference on the Future of Europe will be on the agenda of the General Affairs Council.

CHANGE OF TIME: Press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council, 25-26 February 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:02am

The press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council of 25 and 26 February 2021 will take place via video conference tomorrow Wednesday 24 February 2021 at11.00

Key Points: 
  • The press briefing ahead of the video conference of the members of the European Council of 25 and 26 February 2021 will take place via video conference tomorrow Wednesday 24 February 2021 at11.00

    English and French interpretation will be available.

  • This briefing is "off the record".
  • In order to follow the briefing and to be able to ask questions remotely, EU accredited journalists and journalists who had a EUCO accreditation from June 2019 European Council meeting or later, can register using this link

    Journalists who already registered for high-level press conferences (European Councils, international summits) in 2020 or 2021 don't need to register again.

  • Deadline: tomorrow Wednesday 24 February, 08.30

    Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants approximately half an hour before the briefing.