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14-01-2015 - 17:04
Extraordinary meeting of the ITRE Committee: Creation of a European Energy Union, Presentation by the Vice-President of the Commission for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic

The next Committee Meeting will be held on Monday, 23 February (15.00 - 18.30) and Tuesday, 24 February (9.00 - 18.30) in PHS 3C050.



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Visit of Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič

21-01-2015 - 11:58
Performance and prospects of would-be Slovak Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič for Energy Union.

In the Extraordinary Committee meeting on 26 January, the Vice President presented the state of play in discussions on the creation of a European Energy Union. The Commission is expected to present a Communication on this issue in February. The aim of the energy union will be to pool the Resource, combine its infrastructures and reinforce its negotiating power with third countries. Another important objective is to reduce the EU's dependency on fuel and gas imports, while at the same time combating climate change, by using more energy from renewable sources and becoming more energy efficient.

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Latvian Presidency priorities discussed by EP committees

AFET DEVE INTA ECON JURI CULT AFCO LIBE FEMM ENVI EMPL IMCO ITRE REGI TRAN PECH AGRI 22-01-2015 - 14:32

The priorities of Latvia’s EU Council Presidency will be outlined to the various parliamentary committees by Latvian ministers in a series of meetings to be held during the last two weeks of January. (Read more)

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26-01-2015 - 15:08
ITRE Meeting
22-01-2015 - 15:06
ITRE Meeting

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J. Buzek

With reindustrialization as the overarching aim, the ITRE Committee will have four priority areas on which to concentrate.

First of all, we must ensure that EU’s legal and economic framework enables the European industrial sector to become more innovative. This will require adapting and mobilizing EU’s R&D and education programs to effectively respond to the actual needs of the industry.

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