Next committee meeting on 1 June 2015 in Brussels.
The Development Committee will vote on its report on tax evasion and tax avoidance as challenges for developing countries on 01.06.15. The Committee is also set to vote on its opinion regarding the EU's budget for 2016 and on a fisheries agreement with Madagascar. A debriefing session on the Development Ministers Council of 26.05.15 will be held with European External Action Service Deputy Secretary General, Maciej Popowski.
The Special Committee on Tax Rulings will meet Italian Senator Mario Monti, former Commissioner for Internal Market, Financial Services, Customs and Taxation (1995-1999) and later Commissioner for Competition (1999-2004), during a public hearing on the international dimension of tax rulings. Further discussions will be held with Tove Maria RYDING, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Tax Justice, European Network on Debt and Development . The hearing will take place on 01.06.15.
The Science and Technology Options Assessment Unit (STOA) will organise a workshop on the development and use of graphene in terms of technology, innovation and industrial competitiveness, on 02.06.15. The debate will focus on the advancement and the innovation potential of graphene and the possible impacts on economy and society. A keynote speech will be held by the 2010 Nobel Prize winner Konstantin Novoselov.
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Result(s) : 90
DRAFT OPINION on 2016 Budget – Mandate for Trilogue
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Protocol setting out the fishing opportunities and the financial contribution provided for by the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the Republic of Madagascar and the European Community
DRAFT REPORT on tax avoidance and tax evasion as challenges for governance, social protection and development in developing countries
DRAFT OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2016 draft budget
Conciliation is the third and final phase of the Ordinary Legislative Procedure (OLP) (also known as ‘codecision’).
The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.