Benelux summit in Luxembourg
Under the Luxembourg Presidency of the Benelux Prime Minister Xavier Bettel met his Belgian and Dutch counterparts, Elio Di Rupo and Mark Rutte, during the Benelux summit on December 12, 2013.
The preparation of the European Council on 19 and 20 December 2013 in Brussels, the extension of the scope of the Directive on the taxation of savings, social dumping and the system of contractual arrangements have been on the meeting agenda.
In terms of social dumping the three Prime Ministers have decided to organize a Benelux Social Summit on February 13, 2014 under the Dutch Presidency. This summit will bring together the Prime Ministers and Ministers of Labour and Social Affairs of the three countries.