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  • May 2019
    • FIEC participates in the meeting of the European Commission's working group on "Transposition of the new Posting Directive (22/5/2019, Brussels)
    • Construction in the circular economy: Towards circular materials, products and buildings.
    • Danish Standards proposes CEN Technical Committee on Circular Economy.
  • June 2019
    • Publication of FIEC Statistical Report (R62) "Construction remains right on track".
    • Revision of the "driving times" and "tachograph" regulations: a never-ending story?
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at the AEIP Transatlantic Conference (19-21/06/2019, Lake George, USA)
    • FIEC participates in the meeting of the EU Platform against Undeclared Work aimed at preparing the EU prevention campaign (22/5/2019, Brussels)
    • Launch of ECTP consultation on Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (preparation for eventual Horizon Europe partnership proposal on built environment).


    • "Policy meets property: a combined perspective on energy efficiency in buildings“. FIEC President a speaker. The conference took place on 19 June, during European Union Sustainable Energy Week 2019.
    • ENCORD Foresight Conference, Amsterdam. FIEC participated in workshop on Drivers that Shape the Construction Business Environment of the Future.
    • FIEC Conference on 7 June 2019 on EU elections and FIEC priorities for new term 2019-2024

    • Joint Publication "Construction 2050: Building Tomorrow's Europe Today". Construction stakeholders call for a new policy framework.
  • July 2019
    • Contribution to EC consultation on the revision of the TEN-T guidelines (17/07/2019)
    • Transforming Construction into Green Industry. Event at University of Westminster, Sue Arundale a speaker.
  • August 2019
    • FIEC contributes to the European Commission's consultation on the revision of the "Machinery" Directive (30/08/2019)
  • September 2019
    • FIEC calls for more EU budget for transport.
    • FIEC meets DG Move to promote the issue of maintenance of infrastructure.
    • FIEC co-signs the employers' statement on “Reducing labour shortages by improving skills matching” (12/09/2019)
    • FIEC co-organises the TANSIRC seminar on paritarian social funds in construction (20/09/2019, Bucharest)
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at the conference "Employment and Social Developments in Europe 2019" (27/09/2019, Brussels)
    • Christine Le Forestier speaks at French event organised in the framework of the TUWIC project (25/09/2019, Paris)
    • DigiPLACE project kick-off meeting.

    • SB4SC - Smart Building for Smart Cities event. FIEC President a speaker
    • EU Research and Innovation Days. Sue Arundale a speaker in session "Sustainable Built Environment for People"
    • EuDA/ FIEC/ EIC joint Policy Paper on Fostering a Level Playing Field in Construction Services
  • October 2019
    • FIEC participates at the European Commission's Stakeholder Meeting on Late Payment
    • FIEC participates in meeting of the "Construction Blueprint" project (24-25/10/2019, Rome)
    • FIEC participates in meeting of the European Commission's Posting Committee of Experts (03/10/2019, Brussels)
    • The challenge of local energy governance: the MED EB Community as a model to answer the issues of energy efficiency in public building. Conference organised by MED programme Network for an Innovative Cooperation in Energy efficiency. Sue Arundale a speaker.
    • PEDMEDE & Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE) Conference in Athens on BIM & Construction 2050 - FIEC President and Sue Arundale speakers.
    • The EU needs to foster a level playing-field for construction services. Joint Press Release of FIEC-EIC-EuDA.
    • Dinner debate with Commissioner Oettinger organised in Brussels by our German Member Hauptverband der Deutschen Bauindustrie (HDB)
  • November 2019
    • FIEC meets the parliamentary assistant of MEP Daniel Caspary (EPP), Rapporteur on the IPI in the Trade Committee.
    • FIEC participates in the European Commission's Stakeholder Dialogue on the implementation of Basel III.
    • FIEC participates (speaker: Pierre Benning-FNTP) in the meeting of the European Commission's Multi-Stakeholders Expert Group on eProcurement (EXEP)
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at SOKA-BAU Europe Day (05/11/2019, Brussels)
    • Paul Depreter speaks at European Parliament lunch organised by the Swedish Confederation (05/11/2019, Brussels)
    • Domenico Campogrande presents the "Construction Blueprint" project at the Ceramic Days (21/11/2019, Brussels)
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at EFBWW Congress (7-8/11/2019, Vienna)
    • FIEC participates in the 1st meeting of the European Labour Authority (ELA) Stakeholders' Group (22/11/2019, Brussels)
    • FIEC participates in the subgroup meeting of the European Commission's Posting Committee of Experts (20/11/2019, Brussels)
    • DigiPLACE first Advisory Board meeting and external launch event, Bologna.

    • FIEC Conference on the #EUGreenDeal challenge (Brice Lalonde a Keynote speaker) and FIEC General Assembly in Paris on 29/11/2019

  • December 2019
    • FIEC meets with Skanska (Member of Byggföretagen) to exchange on sustainable finance and the EU Taxonomy.
    • European Commission's Infrastructure Forum "Smartly Procuring Infrastructure in a Changing World". ANCE representative amongst the speakers.
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at the final conference of the SKILLCO project (10-11-12-2019, Ljubljana)

    • FIEC participates in the Machinery Experts Group of the European Commission (FIEC expert C. Jarosz/FNTP) (2-3/12/2019, Brussels)
    • Meeting with MEP Maria Spyraki to discuss Circular Economy
    • EU-TW Circular Economy Seminar with European Commission. Sue Arundale a speaker.
    • Stakeholder Day Horizon Europe Built Environment. Many departments from European Commission represented and draft partnership proposal Built4People discussed.
    • Meeting with European Commission, Deputy Director General of Department for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) on Construction Products Regulation.
    • FIEC confirms central role of construction in achieving the EU Green Deal objectives
    • FIEC meets Commissioner Mariya Gabriel on the occasion of an event with our Bulgarian member BCC
  • 2020
  • January 2020
    • Joint FIEC-EBC press release "Driving times and Tachographs: Political agreement recognises construction specificities".
    • FIEC contributes to the European Commission's consultation on Basel III. 3) FIEC meets MEP Inmaculada Rodríguez-Pinero (S&D), Shadow-Rapporteur on the IPI in the Trade Committee
    • FIEC and EFBWW provide a joint contribution to the European Commission consultation on the update of the EU Skills Agenda (01/2020)
    • FIEC co-organises TANSIRC seminar on Health & Safety campaigns (21/01/2020, Warsaw)
    • Domenico Campogrande speaks at BUS TRAINERS Conference (27/01/2020, Madrid)
    • Kick-off meeting of the new FIEC WG "Machinery" aimed at preparing the future revision of the Machinery Directive (29/01/2020)
    • Lobbying action: IMCO Legislative Scrutiny Session on Construction Products Regulation. Document sent to MEPs and follow up phone calls to emphasise FIEC messages regarding revision of Regulation
    • DigiPlace Project: launch of the website. The EU Co-ordination and Support Action aims to develop a reference architecture framework for a digital industrial platform for the construction industry.
    • Kick-off meeting of the WG Sustainability (21/1/2020, Bxl)
    • Ukraine construction confederation (CBU) joins FIEC as Member.
  • February 2020
    • FIEC meets with DG ECFIN to exchange on the potential revision of the Stabilty and Growth Pact.
    • FIEC meets with DG FISMA to exchange on sustainable finance and the EU Taxonomy.
    • FIEC participates in the first meeting of European Commission's Expert Group on eCertis.
    • FIEC meets the parliamentary assistant of MEP Liesje Schreinemacher (RENEW), Shadow-Rapporteur on the IPI in the Trade Committee.
    • Shooting of the TUWIC prevention video on fighting against undeclared work in construction. Christine Le Forestier intervenes at Belgian event organised in the framework of the TUWIC project (20/02/2020, Brussels)
    • FIEC participates in the European Commission Machinery Experts Group (FIEC expert C. Jarosz) (19-20/02/2020, Brussels)
    • CEN promotional video "Standards Build Trust". FIEC featured in the video.
    • FIEC position paper on the relationship between users and software companies/editors/service providers
    • First meeting of the "Construction 2050 Alliance"
  • March 2020
    • Revision of the "driving times" and "tachograph" regulations: relieving outcomes for construction companies.
    • FIEC exchanges with DG GROW on future intitiatives in the area of public procurement.
    • FIEC provides input to the European Commission's Evaluation Study concerning the 2011 Transport White Paper.
    • FIEC provides input to the European Commission's Report on Late Payment in the Construction Sector.
    • FIEC co-organises TANSIRC seminar on internal and external communication (05/03/2020, Riga)
    • Domenico Campogrande presents "Construction Blueprint" project at the Construction Forum organised by our Belgian Member Confédération Construction.
    • Official launch of the EU-wide campaign on fighting against undeclared work, by the European Commission and the EU Platform against undeclared work (02/03/2020)
    • Official start of the Construction Social Dialogue project (with EFBWW) on "Respirable Crystalline Silica"
    • Official start of the Construction Social Dialogue project (with EFBWW) on "Decentralised Social Dialogue meetings" (DESOCO)
    • Circular Economy meets carbon neutrality in new Action Plan
    • Launch of the European Industrial Strategy, FIEC letter to Commissioner Breton underlining the role of the construction industry.
    • COVID-19 Outbreak
      Various FIEC actions to support construction,
      including JOINT actions with main stakeholders of the sector.
      Weekly overview of the measures taken throughout Europe, impacting the construction in particular (published on FIEC website)
  • April 2020