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Next BECA meeting: 6 December (tbc) - vote on amendments and report

29-11-2021 - 12:27
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BECA Members will vote on the report drafted by Véronique Trillet-Lenoir on 6 December 2021 © European Parliament (2015)

In the context of the COVID-19-pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions.

The last BECA meeting will take place in week 49 (exact date and time tbc) and will be dedicated to the vote on the report by Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, "Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer". The meeting documents will be published under the link below as soon as they become available.

Shadow and technical meetings on the compromise amendments are in progress, and will continue in November and December. The vote on the report will take place in week 49 (exact date and time tbc), before the end of the BECA committee's mandate on 23 December 2021.

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Beating Cancer delegation to WHO in Geneva November 2021
29-11-2021 - 12:10

A delegation of 7 MEPs of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer, including Chair Bartosz Arłukowicz and Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, travelled to Geneva and Lyon on 3 - 4 November. They met with WHO Director-General Dr Tedros and public health experts, academics, researchers and health care professionals to see what is being done on the ground to step up the fight against cancer, not least in the context of the current pandemic, which has affected cancer prevention and care greatly.

Amendments. Office Binder on Wooden Desk. On the table colored pencils, pen, notebook paper
29-11-2021 - 12:10

On 14 October and 8 November, Members of the Special Committee on Beating Cancer considered the 1,537 amendments tabled to the draft report prepared by Véronique Trillet-Lenoir (Renew, FR) on "Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer - towards a comprehensive and coordinated strategy".

Doctor working a health check on a laptop out of which a blue cloud appears with the word 'cancer'
29-11-2021 - 12:10

This sections offers a wealth of publications and information on key issues in the fight against cancer in the EU.

Next BECA Committee Meeting

6 December, 13.45 - 18.45

BECA Cancer Awareness Calendar

Factsheets on Public Health

What, Why, How? Everything You Need to Know About EU4Health

Welcome by Chair Bartosz Arłukowicz

Supporting analyses - highlights