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Next BECA Committee meeting: 27 October 2020, 13.45 - 15.45

21-10-2020 - 12:17
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The next BECA Committee meeting will take place on 27 October, from 13.45 - 15.45. MEPs will hold an exchange of views with Ms Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. Following the BECA debate on 12 October with Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir, MEPs will now have the opportunity to debate their priorities with Commissioner Kyriakides, from 14.30 - 15.45.
MEPs will also exchange views with experts during the session on "Beating Breast Cancer: Challenges and opportunities" from 13.45 - 14.30, organised as part of "October Breast Cancer Awareness Month" and in the context of the European Gender Equality Week.
This meeting will be webstreamed.

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21-10-2020 - 16:24

The Special Committee on Beating Cancer of the European Parliament (BECA), in association with the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM), is organising a hearing on “Beating Breast Cancer: Challenges and opportunities” on Tuesday 27 October 2020 from 13.45 to 14.30, with remote participation.

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16-10-2020 - 16:31

On 12 October, Members of the Beating Cancer committee held a first exchange of views on preventing and beating cancer in the EU with the Rapporteur Véronique Trillet-Lenoir. In his introduction, Chair Bartosz Arlukowicz stated that citizens have high expectations from the BECA committee as a big step forward to establishing a common standard to fight cancer. He reminded that BECA has 12 months to fulfil its mission.

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27 October 2020 13.45 - 15.45

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