ECOFIN meeting - 7 December 2021
At the ECOFIN meeting the Council reached agreement on a proposal to amend the directive as regards rates of value added tax (VAT).
Vaccines remain an important tool of protection against Covid-19 disease – EPSCO Health Council meeting, 7 December 2021
The EPSCO Council of Health Ministers took place on 7 December 2021 in Brussels. On behalf of Hungary, Prof. Dr. Ildikó Horváth minister of state of health attended the meeting.
Council meeting of the employment and social ministers, 6 December 2021
At the Council meeting of the employment and social ministers held in Brussels on 6 December 2021 the Member States reached a general approach regarding the draft Directive on a framework for adequate minimum wages in the European Union and also about the draft Directive to strengthen the application of the principle of equal pay for equal work, or work of equal value between men and women through pay transparency and enforcement mechanisms.
Meeting of the Telecom Council, 3 December 2021
The Telecommunications Council held on 3 December unanimously supported the general approach on the Directive on measures for high common level of cybersecurity across the Union and thus agreed to the launch of the trilogue process.
Energy ministers discussed hiking energy prices and provided policy guidance for the renewable energy and energy efficiency Directives
At the meeting of the Energy Council on 2 December 2021, Hungary was represented by Secretary of State Attila Steiner.