16:30 - Receives Swiss Federal Councillor and Minister for Economic Affairs, Mr Johann Schenider-Ammann
10:00 – Keynote speech at the Conference "Comenius Partnerships-helping schools team up across Europe" (Management Centre Europe, Brussels)
8-9 May: Attends conference at University of Copenhagen celebrating 25 years of Erasmus, organised by Danish presidency
19:00 - Speech at ECTS and DS Label Awards Ceremony, with Mr Morten Østergaard, Danish science and education minister and Prof. Ralf Hemmingsen, university rector
09:30 - Keynote speech at conference opening session
11:15 - Joint press conference with Mr Morten ØSTERGAARD, Danish Minister for Science, Innovation and Higher Education (University of Copenhagen)
Attends meeting of EU culture ministers and meets employers' groups and unions in the margin of the meeting.
Attends meeting of EU education ministers
Participates in a high-level visit to innovation hubs (part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology) in Stockholm, Sweden; gives an introductory speech and takes part in a joint press conference with Minister for Industry Annie Lööf; visits KIC InnoEnergy and ICT Labs Co-location centres; and holds a bilateral meeting with Minister for Education Jan Björklund.
Holds bilateral meeting with Minister for Culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth; meets with the Parliament's Education Committee; and attends a seminar on Erasmus at the House of Europe (EU representation building).
16:30 – Meets with European Parliament Rapporteurs on Horizon 2020
18:30 – Attends a reading of "Odysseus" and the "12 Hours for Greece" concert (Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels).
20 – 22 May : Attends the 65th Cannes International Film Festival
Presents the "Prix MEDIA" to Asghar Farhadiand; and attends a screening of one of the European films competing for the Palme d'Or
10:30 – Meets with European film directors to discuss "Creative Europe"
15:30 – Attends a public conference on "Creative Europe" (pressroom of the Palais des Festivals)
Main speaker at the general assembly of European Newspaper Publishers Association (ENPA) in Nicosia, Cyprus
9:00 - Speech at conference on early school leaving (Limassol)
17:15 - Attends Herman Van Rompuy's address at the Cyprus House of Representatives (Nicosia)
16:00 - Exchange of views with the ITRE Committee (EP, Brussels)
Competitiveness Ministerial Council