Note by the incoming HLG Chair on preliminary orientations of the HLG work programme during Trio Presidency in period of January 2019 to June 2020, in view of the meeting of the High Level Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth on 8 November 2018. (HLG=High Level Group).
This first exchange of views will take place at the HLG meeting on 8 November 2018 under the Austrian Presidency. The draft work programme will be discussed in more detail at the first HLG meeting under the Romanian Presidency on 24 January 2019. It will be adopted by COREPER in early February 2019. Furthermore, with the purpose of ensuring a broad-based and timely consultation regarding the envisaged priority themes, the incoming HLG Chair intends, in close co-operation with the Vice Chairs, to discuss the planning of the HLG work (incl. thematic priorities), bilaterally with HLG delegates through individual meetings or otherwise, before the end of the year.
Copy of the working document is available HERE