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ECON committee meetings

20-05-2022 - 11:20
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.

Following these decisions, the next ECON-related Committee meeting will take place on Monday 30 May 2022.

Highlights

Taxonomy
23-05-2022 - 17:33

On 30 May, 15:45 – 17:45, the joint ECON-ENVI Committee will hold a public hearing on the Commission delegated Regulation amending delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/2139 as regards economic activities in certain energy sectors and Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/2178 as regards specific public disclosures for those economic activities, commonly referred to as the Taxonomy complementary climate delegated act.

Vote
16-05-2022 - 19:29

The results of the votes on the amendments and the final vote are available below.

logo + people
16-05-2022 - 18:40

On Monday 16 May, 14:50-15:45, BUDG and ECON Members held for the first time an exchange of views with Elena Flores, Chair of the InvestEU Steering Board. The InvestEU Programme provides long-term funding to companies and supports sustainable investment, innovation and job creation in Europe.

Photo of Paschal Donohoe, standing in front of a roll-up banner
11-05-2022 - 12:04

On Wednesday 11th May, 11:00-12:00, the Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure & Reform of Ireland, Paschal Donohoe, attended an Economic Dialogue with Members of the ECON Committee. The focus of the exchange of views was on the progress made by Ireland under the post-programme surveillance.

picture of a man against a wall
11-05-2022 - 11:18

On 16 May, 15:45 – 16:45, the ECON committee will hold a hearing with Stefan Ingves, who is the Governor of the Bank of Sweden and who will appear in his capacity as First Vice-Chair of the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB), a position to which he was elected in 2019.

Eurostat Director General
11-05-2022 - 10:32

On 11 May from 09:00 to 10:00, the Director General of Eurostat, Ms Mariana Kotzeva appeared in the framework of the statistical dialogue before ECON to discuss matters pertaining to statistical governance, methodology and statistical innovation, in accordance with Article 6a of Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics.

Ukraine refugees
06-05-2022 - 10:01

These regular analyses provide a summary of recent economic, financial and budgetary decisions and developments following the military attack against Ukraine that started on 24 February. They include recent information relating to the EU sanctions regime, policies supporting energy, economic and financial resilience in the EU, including the coordination of national economic and fiscal measures, and economic estimates for EU Member States.

Impact of the Covid19 pandemic on EU Industries
03-05-2022 - 17:34

On Monday 2 May 2022, Members from the Committee on Budgets and the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs held the 6th Recovery and Resilience Dialogue with Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President for an Economy that Works for People and Paolo Gentiloni, Commissioner for Economy.

Luis de Guindos
28-04-2022 - 15:49

On Thursday 28 April 2022 at 9.00, ECB Vice-President Luis De Guindos presented the ECB Annual Report for 2021. The presentation was followed by an exchange of views with ECON Members.

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