Prihajajoči dogodki

18-02-2020 09:00 - Public Hearing on Nuclear arms control regimes and security implications for the EU

Predstavitev - SEDE
SEDE nuclear arms control

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SEDE organises a public hearing on 'The future of nuclear arms control regimes and the security implications for the EU' on Tuesday 18 February 2020 from 09.00 to 10.30hrs in room SPINELLI 1G3, with external experts.

Zadnja posodobitev: 29-01-2020

18-02-2020 12:30 - Cancer prevention - Modifiable risk factors

Delavnica - ENVI
Cancer prevention colourful ribbons

Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan is expected by the end of the year, and preparatory work and consultations are currently ongoing to shape the plan, set priorities and outline future action. This workshop looks into one of the key topics, modifiable risk factors and cancer prevention. Experts from all across the cancer spectrum will discuss with MEPs the state of play and main challenges, with a special angle on paediatric, digestive and HPV cancers.

Več podrobnosti

The workshop will be held on 18 February 2020 from 12h30 - 14h00 in room József Antall 2Q2; the event will be webstreamed live.

For further information, including the presentations and a summary document (proceedings) which will be available after the event, please consult the website of the ENVI Committee / Health Working Group.

This workshop is organised by Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies, at the request of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

Lokacija: JAN 2Q2
Zadnja posodobitev: 17-02-2020

18-02-2020 14:30 - Authoritarianism and shrinking space for freedom of expression

Predstavitev - DROI

Public hearing on authoritarianism and shrinking space for freedom of expression, press freedom and human rights defenders, with case studies on China, Egypt and Russia

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This hearing will examine the state of international law on freedom of thought, conscience and religion and study lessons learned from past policies and actions that have contributed towards its protection. Participants will also discuss best practices of interreligious dialogue for promoting tolerance and fighting against discrimination based on religious motivations. The EU must continue its efforts to protect freedom of thought, conscience and religion, without fostering a particular belief, both inside and outside its borders.

Lokacija: Room SPAAK P5B001
Zadnja posodobitev: 17-02-2020

18-02-2020 16:00 - E-commerce rules, fit for the digital age

Delavnica - IMCO
WS on e-commerce directive

Policy Department A is organising for the IMCO Committee a workshop on the reform of E-commerce directive aimed at contributing to the legislative own-initiative report on "Digital Services Act: improving the functioning of the Single Market".

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Lokacija: Altiero Spinelli Building (Room 3G-3)
Zadnja posodobitev: 18-02-2020

19-02-2020 09:00 - Hearing on the Implementation of the Dublin III Regulation

Predstavitev - LIBE
Dublin III

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament is organising on 19 February 2020 a Hearing on the Implementation of the Dublin III Regulation.

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The hearing takes place in the context of the Parliament's implementation report on the Dublin III Regulation, of which the draft will be presented in the LIBE Committee this spring. The Hearing is organised to contribute to the fact finding for the report. The report has the objective to support the work of the Parliament with regard to the Commission's New Pact on Migration and Asylum to be presented equally this spring. The list of speakers will include EU institution representatives, national authorities as well as NGOs.

Lokacija: European Parliament, József Antall building, room 4Q2
Zadnja posodobitev: 12-02-2020

19-02-2020 14:30 - Hearing on “The role of public transport in low-density areas”

Predstavitev - TRAN
A bus stop is depicted standing in front of a field. Dark clouds indicate a storm is coming. There is no one viewable in the image.

Four experts from Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Belgium will debate with TRAN Members on the role of public transport in low-density areas. They will raise the specific characteristics and challenges faced by those areas and the resulting importance of services ensuring mobility. The hearing should provide an overview of good practices and case studies and would outline possible recommendations (logistics, pricing policies, etc.) for the future.

Več podrobnosti

The hearing will take place on Wednesday afternoon, 19 February 2020 in room ANTALL 4Q1 from where it will be webstreamed.

Lokacija: ANTALL 4Q1
Zadnja posodobitev: 11-02-2020

    Programme of the hearing

19-02-2020 14:30 - Public hearing - Measures to improve sustainable aquaculture in the EU

Predstavitev - PECH
Aquaculture farms

The objective of this hearing is to listen to different stakeholders about the current challenges facing the aquaculture sector, notably linked to production. The speakers include fish farmers from varied realities, ranging from sea-based aquaculture in the Atlantic and Mediterranean to the ponds of the Czech Republic. Other speakers include researchers and entrepreneurs involved in developing innovative practices, from Hungary, Belgium and Croatia.

Več podrobnosti

The EP approved an own-initiative report entitled "Towards a sustainable and competitive European aquaculture sector" in 2018, in which it stressed the need to stimulate diversification and innovation in aquaculture. In the meantime, the European Commission is expected to publish new strategic guidelines for the development of aquaculture later in 2020.

Lokacija: Paul Henri-Spaak PHS 5B1
Zadnja posodobitev: 06-02-2020

20-02-2020 13:30 - What is our political nature? Knowledge and reason in political decision-making

Drug dogodek - EPRS
EPRS event on Thursday 20 February 2020

How do we — as not always purely rational beings — put knowledge and reason at the heart of political decision-making? Can we take evidence-informed policy-making for granted? And what can we do to defend this cornerstone of liberal democracy? A recent report on 'Our political nature' by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) offers new insights into our political behaviour, with the potential to address some of the current crises in our democracies. […]

Več podrobnosti

Sixty experts from across the globe working in the fields of behavioural and social sciences, as well as the humanities, contributed to the research that underpins the JRC report. The JRC's David MAIR will present key findings on misperception and disinformation, collective intelligence, emotions, values and identities, framing, metaphor and narratives, as well trust and openness, to this joint EPRS-JRC policy roundtable. Please join this timely conversation on how we think - and how we can boost enlightenment 2.0.

Lokacija: Library Reading Room, Altiero Spinelli Building, 5th floor, European Parliament, Brussels
Zadnja posodobitev: 18-02-2020

    Programme

20-02-2020 14:00 - Hearing on Artificial Intelligence in Criminal Law

Predstavitev - LIBE
artificial intelligence (AI) and criminal law

On 20 February 2020, the LIBE Committee will hold a hearing on artificial intelligence in criminal law and its use by the police and judicial authorities in criminal matters

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This hearing is part of the work undertaken by the LIBE Committee on this topic. It will look at different questions related to the use of Artificial Intelligence in this context, such as benefits and risks of this new technology, predictive policing, facial recognition, as well as the ethical and fundamental rights implications. It will also take stock of current work conducted by the Council of Europe. The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).

Lokacija: in Brussels, room Joszef Antall Building (JAN) 4Q2
Zadnja posodobitev: 17-02-2020

24-02-2020 09:00 - Fact Finding Visit to Bulgaria: 24 - 26 February 2020

Drug dogodek - PETI
The Flag of Bulgaria in the World Map

The Committee on Petitions is organising a fact-finding visit to Bulgaria in the period 24-26 February 2020. In the first part, the members of the delegation will meet petitioners in Sofia along with the responsible state authorities, professional associations, consumer protection organizations and the Bulgarian Ombudsman to discuss issues related to the banking system and private enforcement agents.

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In the second part, the delegation will address another topical issue: waste management. MEPs will visit the landfill in the town of Montana and meet with the city's mayor and the regional environmental bodies to discuss alleged shortcomings regarding access to documents in environmental matters.

Zadnja posodobitev: 14-02-2020

03-03-2020 13:30 - Demographic Outlook for the EU in 2020: Understanding population trends in the EU

Drug dogodek - EPRS
EPRS event on 3 March 2020

This policy roundtable presents the 2020 edition of the EPRS’s ‘Demographic Outlook of the EU’, which tracks demographic change at European level. The study uses the latest data from Eurostat and the United Nations to explore the main demographic indicators, such as the median age, fertility rates or life expectancy, comparing them between EU Member States and between the EU and the rest of the world. [...]

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The dramatically ageing population of the EU has serious implications across a wide range of policy areas, including the economy, healthcare and pensions. Free movement within the EU and migration from third countries also play an important role in shaping demography in individual Member States and regions.
The special in-focus section of this latest edition of the study deals with the relationship between food, nutrition and demographic change annual. Themes analysed include the connection between food quality and life expectancy, the nutrition needs and habits of different age groups, and food insecurity as a trigger for migration towards the EU. Possible solutions such as labelling for healthier food, climate labelling and insect food products are also addressed. The presentation of the study will be followed by a panel discussion with representatives of the FAO, European Commission and Joint Research Centre, as well as the European Parliament.

Lokacija: Library Reading Room, Altiero Spinelli Building, 5th floor
Zadnja posodobitev: 18-02-2020

    Programme

19-03-2020 10:30 - AI and Blockchain: opportunities and challenges for the Single Market

Predstavitev - IMCO
Global communication technology and telecommunication financial network around planet Earth. Blockchain and cryptocurrency concept with copyspace

The aim of the hearing is to explore the opportunities and challenges that two new technologies – artificial intelligence and blockchain – present for the single market. The hearing will be made up of two panels of experts: the first dealing with the use of AI tools in the services sector; the second dealing with the potential of blockchain to improve product safety.

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The AI panel will address questions like the following: To what extent does the EU's regulatory framework for services need to be adapted? Are the transparency obligations in the e-Commerce Directive adequate in the age of AI-algorithms? Are EU rules for AI-powered professional services adequate to ensure the protection of consumers?

The Blockchain panel will address questions like the following: What role could blockchain play in the EU's product safety framework, for example making market surveillance and traceability of products more effective? Can DLTs improve the quality and accessibility of product information for consumers? What role can standardisation play in ensuring interoperability of DLTs and avoiding fragmentation and technical barriers within the single market?

Lokacija: ANTALL, 6Q2
Zadnja posodobitev: 13-02-2020

19-03-2020 10:30 - Consumer aspects around planned obsolescence: towards longer-lasting products

Predstavitev - IMCO
consumer electronics home appliances with different damages. Broken household goods: monitor,microwave,refrigerator,washing machine,vacuum cleaner etc

The aim of the hearing is discuss the different aspects of planned obsolescence from a consumer protection perspective. Panellists are invited to share their views on the causes and facts behind product obsolescence, to comment on existing policy measures and to issue recommendations for a possible future EU regulatory framework to counter planned obsolescence, with a focus on ensuring a high degree of consumer protection.

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In particular, the panellists may comment on recommended consumer information obligations and product labelling (e.g. mandatory durability labelling, reparability scoring systems), consumer rights (right to repair, specificities of IoT goods, software obsolescence), on pioneering national legislation such as the French or Italian examples and initiatives promoting product durability, repair and sustainable consumption in general. Members will also have the opportunity to hear the Commission's perspective and details of its work in the area of sustainable

Lokacija: ANTALL Building, 6Q2
Zadnja posodobitev: 06-02-2020

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