Next committee meeting on 4 June 2015 in Brussels.
A workshop on tax rulings will be held for the Special Committee on Tax Rulings and Other Measures in Nature or Effect, with the participation of academics and experts in the field. The debates will focus on,amongst others, transparency and equality in tax rulings across the European Union and on fiscal state aid and exchange of information. The workshop will take place on 02.06.15.
The Committees on Foreign Affairs and on Development will meet President of the 69th General Assembly of the UN, H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, during the joint meeting of 03.06.15. The debate will focus on the priorities of the General Assembly, EU-UN cooperation and the complementarity of their objectives and their actions. The meeting will also feed into the Foreign Affairs Committee's non-legislative report on the role of the EU within the UN and how to better achieve EU foreign policy goals.
The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs will discuss the situation in the Mediterranean and the need for a holistic EU approach to migration on 04.06.15. This meeting will take place with the participation of representatives from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) and the Office français de protection des réfugiés et apatrides (OFPRA), amongst others.
The legislative report on trade in seal products will be voted on by the Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection on 04.06.15 together with the outcome of trilogues on package travel and on pressure equipment. The Committee will also vote on its opinions on the 2016 budget and on interoperability solutions for European public administrations, businesses and citizens, and on its contribution to the ITRE motion for a resolution for the achievement of a thriving data-driven economy.
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.
Result(s) : 91
DRAFT OPINION on the mandate for the trilogue on the 2016 draft budget
DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products
DRAFT REPORT on the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (2013-2014)
DRAFT OPINION on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a programme on interoperability solutions for European public administrations, businesses and citizens (ISA2) - Interoperability as a means for modernising the public sector
DRAFT REPORT on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, in accordance with point 13 of the Interinstitutional Agreement of 2 December 2013 between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on budgetary discipline, on cooperation in budgetary matters and on sound financial management (application EGF/2015/000 TA - Technical Assistance at the initiative of the Commission)
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.