Dealing with Brexit - Riccardo

Events

Informal Meeting with the European Council's Task force

2 Dicembre 2016

Primary Purpose: communication, trust-building
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Problem-solving together.

Informal meeting with the EP’s Brexit representative

Approx. 3 Dicembre 2016 - 3 Dicembre 2016

Primary Purpose: communication, trust building.
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Problem-solving together.

Tour of the V4 capitals to meet with PMs and Government representatives

3 Dicembre 2016 - 10 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: build a relationship, and learn with a view to the meeting on 15th December.
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Propose to solve problems together and design an inclusive process.

Follow-up and agree on the calendar for trilateral meetings

Approx. 8 Dicembre 2016

Establish a calendar for trilateral meetings on a weekly basis. The purpose of the encounters is mainly: sharing information, taking stock of the respective activities, build consensus for an agreed EU strategy.

Meeting with Chancellor Merkel

11 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: build a relationship, and learn her perspective and sensitize on V4 concerns with a view to the meeting on 15th December.
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Explore interests together.

Set-up a V4-desk and assign liaison duties according to nationalities

Approx. 11 Dicembre 2016

Meeting with President Hollande and Renzi

12 Dicembre 2016 - 13 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: build a relationship, and learn his perspective and sensitize on V4 concerns with a view to the meeting on 15th December.
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Explore interests together.
[The meeting is separate. I put it together only for format reasons]

Meeting with President Tusk

14 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: build a relationship, learn his perspective, and sensitize on V4 concerns with a view to the meeting on 15th December.
How:
1. Learning their story and exploring their perspective;
2. Filling the intention vacuum by expressing our intentions and views;
3. Explore interests together.

Informal meeting Tusk-FR-GE-V4 + EP-EC-EUCouncil Negotiation teams

15 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: make sure that FR, GR and IT understand V4 interests and concerns; improve communication and relationship among the top political leaders, and create the premises for entering into the circle, possibly even at a later stage.

Hearing before the Conference of President

19 Dicembre 2016

Purpose: inform the EP's Conference of Presidents about the State of Play of our activities. The meeting has to be behind closed doors due to the sensitivity of information will be exchanged.