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Study: The Paediatric Regulation

24-09-2015 - 15:59
Paediatric Regulation

This report summarises the presentations and discussions of the Workshop on "The Paediatric Regulation: Are children still missing out on potentially life-saving treatments?" held at the European Parliament in Brussels, on Tuesday 16 June 2015. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the main challenges and future perspectives related to the treatment of children in Europe in view of a potential future revision of the Paediatric Regulation.

Workshop "Eat for health" - 13.10.2015

24-09-2015 - 11:48
Workshop poster eat for health

The workshop is organised by the Policy Department A Economic & Scientific Policy for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) Working Group Health.

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Towards a new international climate agreement in Paris

23-09-2015 - 14:55
UN climate change conference 2015

On 23 September, the ENVI Committee voted the above draft report. The 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (COP21) will be organised from 30.11 to 11.12.2015 in Paris.The EP decided to draw up an own-initiative report entitled "Towards a new international climate agreement in Paris" based on the Commission Communication tackling global climate change beyond 2020, which will constitute the mandate of the 15 MEPs attending COP21 as part of the EU delegation.

EoV with Tina Birmpili - Towards a new international climate agreement in Paris

23-09-2015 - 14:55
Ozone secretariat

On 23 September, the ENVI Committee held an exchange of views with Ms Tina Birmpili, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat for the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer and for the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The exchange of views takes place in the context of the preparation for the UNFCCC COP21 taking place in Paris in December 2015.

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Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products

23-09-2015 - 14:54
Illicite tobacco trade

On 22 September, the ENVI Committee held an exchange of views with the Commission on the "Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control".

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Car emissions: MEPs push for “real-life” test protocol

ENVI 24-09-2015 - 14:46

The environment committee on Wednesday adopted an update of EU car emission rules, setting limits on certain pollutants including NOx. They call for a new, real-life, emissions test procedure to be enforced by 2017. They also want fuel consumption meter and gear-change indicators fitted to all new cars by 2019. (Lees meer)


COP 21: environment MEPs adopt mandate for Paris climate talks

ENVI 23-09-2015 - 17:30

The environment committee said on Wednesday that Parliament's delegation to the COP 21 climate talks in Paris must call for a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a 40% energy-efficiency target and a binding 30% target for renewable energy. (Lees meer)


MEPs discuss Volkswagen emission "defeat devices" with EU Commission

ENVI 23-09-2015 - 16:09

During a first debate the state of play on Volkswagen's emission "defeat devices" with the European Commission in the Environment Committee, many MEPs highlighted the need to speed up the introduction of automotive test procedures that better reflect vehicle emissions in real driving conditions, while others compared the EU's decentralized “type-approval” system unfavourably with the US one. (Lees meer)


Environment MEPs vote to curb off-road engine pollution

ENVI 15-09-2015 - 20:27

Draft rules to cut emissions of major air pollutants from non-road mobile machinery (NRMM), ranging from lawn mowers to bulldozers, tractors and inland waterway vessels, were backed by Environment Committee MEPs on Tuesday. NRMM engines account for about 15% of all NOx and 5% of particulate emissions in the EU. (Lees meer)


Agriculture committee opposes national bans on Imports of GM food and feed

AGRI ENVI 03-09-2015 - 12:38

The agriculture committee on Thursday rejected the Commission's draft law that would give member states the power to restrict or prohibit the use of EU-approved GM food or feed on their territory. It fears that arbitrary national bans could distort competition on the EU's single market and jeopardise the Union's food production sectors which are heavily dependent on imports of GM feed. (Lees meer)

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23-09-2015 - 09:09
ENVI Vergadering
22-09-2015 - 16:24
ENVI Vergadering


Giovanni La Via - Chairman of ENVI Committee

Welkom op de website van de Commissie milieubeheer, volksgezondheid en voedselveiligheid (ENVI).

Met 69 leden zijn wij de grootste wetgevende commissie van het Europees Parlement.

De ENVI-leden werken actief aan de verbetering van voedselinformatie aan consumenten, namelijk door de regulering van de etikettering en het op de markt brengen van producten. ENVI engageert zich om Europese oplossingen voor volksgezondheidsvraagstukken voor te stellen.

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