Other events

All other public events organised as part of committee activities involving external speakers or experts.

Collage of three pictures with harbour, suveillance camera and telecommunication satellite orbiting the Earth

On 11 November 2021, the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies held a workshop on "Electronic Technologies for Fisheries" at the PECH Committee meeting.

Beating Cancer delegation to WHO in Geneva November 2021

A delegation of 7 Members 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 2021. They met with 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.

Young woman wearing protective face mask buying fish in a supermarket

On 27 October 2021, the Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies presented a new study on "Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on EU fisheries and aquaculture" at the PECH Committee meeting.

Bonsai plant held in a hand

On Wednesday 27 May 2021 the FEMM Committee organised a side event to the Conference on the Future of Europe on “Building an inclusive economy for women in the green and digital transformation".

Europol

The ninth meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group on Europol (JPSG) will take place on 25-26 October 2021 in Brussels, Belgium and via remote participation due to the pandemic. The JPSG will bring together Members of national parliaments and the European Parliament to fulfil the scrutiny and oversight on the activities of Europol including on fundamental rights.

FEMM

At the initiative of the FEMM Committee, the European Parliament held its second European Gender Equality Week during the last week of October 2021.

Poster with practical information on the meeting photo of a white cancer ribbon held by a person in a white doctor's coat

The European Parliament Special Committee on Beating Cancer (BECA), in cooperation with the Legislative Dialogue Unit of the Directorate for Relations with national Parliaments, invited Members of national Parliaments of the EU Member States to a virtual Interparliamentary Committee Meeting (ICM) on Monday 27 September 2021 to discuss the fight against cancer in Europe. The event can be watched again via the European Parliament's web streaming platform (see link below).

Container ship in import-export port against beautiful morning

Members of the TRAN Committee discussed with top experts about how best to deal with specific transport modes (maritime shipping and aviation) in relation to the EU ETS system and the possible technical and social-economic issues connected to it.

Women standing and smiling

On Tuesday 15 June 2021 between 16h45-17h45 the FEMM committee held an exchange of views on “The Generation Equality Forum, Paris“.

Happy African farmer

On Tuesday 15 June 2021, the Committee on Development (DEVE) organised a High-Level panel on food security and biodiversity entitled "Diverse, local, indigenous: Pathways for food security and conservation" within the framework of the European Development Days (EDDs).

Women sitting with hands crossed up

On Tuesday 25 May 2021, the FEMM and LIBE committees held an exchange of views entitled ‘The Istanbul Convention - 10th anniversary, including the impact of the withdrawal of Turkey’.

Stop violence against women

On Tuesday 25 May 2021 the FEMM and LIBE Committees considered the draft report with recommendations to the Commission on identifying gender-based violence as a new area of crime listed in Article 83(1) TFEU.