The designated members of the von der Leyen Commission will be heard by the EP committees dealing with their respective portfolios on 30.09-03.10.2019, and 07-08.10.2019. ENVI will be the lead committee with respect to the hearing of Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President designate for the European Green Deal, who will be heard on Tuesday 8 October between 18.30 and 21.30.
EU Environment and Climate Change Policies: State of play and challenges
24-09-2019 – 14:48
This study reviews the state of play of on-going EU environmental and climate legislation and pinpoints key challenges for the next five years.
EU Public Health Policies: State of play, current and future challenges
24-09-2019 – 13:26
This study provides an outlook on the topics that may shape the ENVI Committee’s public health agenda during the new legislature. It describes key public health definitions, principles and concepts, discusses the EU’s powers to act on health, and presents an overview of health policy developments and challenges.
Parliament delegation to the SDG and Climate Action Summits in New York
18-09-2019 – 15:05
A 15-strong delegation of ENVI and DEVE Members will be in New York between 23 and 25 September to participate to the UN Summit on Sustainable Development Goals and the Climate Action Summit. The Climate Action Summit has been convened by UN SG António Guterres who called on all leaders to come up with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line with reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45 per cent, and to net zero emissions by 2050.
the President of the 74th UNGA, Mr Tijjani Mohammad Bande, Luis Alfonso de Alba, Special Envoy for Climate Action Summit, UNFCCC Executive Secretary Ms Patricia Espinosa and the incoming and outgoing presidencies of the COP 24 and 25.
Commissioner Vella on EU actions to fight global biodiversity loss
09-09-2019 – 09:39
Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries was in ENVI on Wednesday, 4 September for an exchange of views on EU actions to halt biodiversity loss worldwide.