As promised, here’s what might be of interest next week. Please note, other events notification services exist (!) and I am selecting what seems important or relevant to the UK, so if I’ve missed something, it’s probably not intentional and certainly not any attempt to hide anything!
London: launch of My Friend Boo, a cartoon series to raise awareness of environmental issues.
Brussels: Tony Blair, representative of the Middle East Quartet, meets Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs
London: Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht gives a speech at the LSE
London: UACES hold event on Communicating European Citizenship
London: Careers day event being held at the Representation by EPSO, the EU’s recruitment body
25th anniversary celebrations of the European Capitals of Culture, events in Brussels
Brussels: Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki meets Rupert Howes, Chief Executive of the Marine Stewardship Council
Brussels: Economics and Finance Commissioner Olli Rehn meets Mark Hoban, UK shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury
Brussels: Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier meets Sir David Tweedie, Chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board
Budget day in the UK
Brussels: announcement expected on plans to make rules on divorce clearer for international couples
Brussels: European Council – meeting of Heads of state and government. Continues on 26 March
Brussels: Prize ceremony for winners of Juvenes Translatores competition.