Environment Council: arrivals
End production: 20/12/2007 First transmission: 20/12/2007
The last Environment Council under the Portuguese Presidency took place on 20 December 2007 in Brussels. EU Ministers for the Environment intended to reach a political agreement on the Soil Directive and on the proposed directive on including aviation in the Emissions Trading Scheme. The Council was also expected to adopt conclusions on environment and health. Other points on the agenda included information from the Presidency on the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Bali in December and the results of the high-level Conference on Business and Biodiversity in November.
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||Exterior view of the Council building
||Arrival of Francisco Nunes Correia, Portuguese Minister for the Environment, Spatial Planning and Regional Development, and President in office of the Council
||Arrival of Lucien Lux, Minister for the Environment of Luxembourg
||Arrival of Josef Pröll, Austrian Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
||Arrival of Hilary Benn, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
||Arrival of Stavros Kaloyannis, Greek State Secretary for the Environment
||Arrival of Gábor Fodor, Hungarian Minister for the Environment and Water Management
||Cutaway of cameraman
||Arrival of Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio, Italian Minister for the Environment and Spatial Planning
||Arrival of Connie Hedegaard, Danish Minister for the Environment