Workshops

Workshops are organised by the policy departments and enable members to put questions to and exchange views with experts on subjects associated with parliamentary business or subjects of current interest. They are not necessarily held in public but may be held during a committee meeting.

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JURI

On 16 November 2020, the Policy Department for Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs organised a workshop on "The 40th Anniversary of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction" for the JURI Committee, in the presence of the EP Coordinator of Children's' Rights, Ms Ewa Kopacz.

Mental health
ENVI

The Health Working Group of the ENVI Committee requested the Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies to organise a webinar on the issue of mental health, covering issues such as the impediments to mental health care, the costs of neglecting Mental Health care, COVID-19 fatigue and the consequences of the emergency status we are experiencing in Europe, affecting both the economic and the social lives of all citizens.

Artificial Intelligence and Data Flows
INTA

A webinar on Data flows, artificial intelligence (AI) and international trade: impacts and prospects for the value chains of the future will take place on Monday, 9 November 16.00-18.00. INTA Chair Mr Bernd Lange will chair the discussions that will focus on socio-economic effects of AI and digital trade on industries, legal analysis of international trade law applicable to digital trade and geopolitical aspects of digital trade.

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IMCO

The webinar aims to facilitate an information exchange between policy makers and experts regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the Internal Market and on consumer protection.

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CONT

The workshop on open spaces at EU institutions versus traditional work spaces will focus on the difference between different kind of offices spaces. It will answer the question on advantages and disadvantages, how Covid-19 has influence on the use of office space and employee well-being at work. The workshop will also focus on the current situation in the EU institutions regarding work spaces.

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PETI

The 2020 Worskhop on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, organised by the Policy Department on Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs upon request of the Committee on Petitions, focuses this year on the new EU Disability Strategy 2021-2030. With the current EU Disability Strategy 2010-2020 coming to an end, the EU is working to equip itself with a new Disability Strategy for the years 2021-2030.

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ENVI

The Health Working Group of the ENVI Committee requested the Policy Department A to organise a webinar on the issue of climate change and health, covering issues such as climate threat on physical health, the mental charge of climate change on vulnerable groups and regions and food and nutrition security concerns caused by climate change.

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JURI

On 27 October 2020, the Policy Department for Citizens Rights and Constitutional Affairs will organise a workshop on "Liability of companies for environmental damage" for the JURI Committee.

Reproductive Justice
FEMM

Policy Department C will organize this workshop in the context of the own-initiative report on “The situation of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the EU, in the frame of women’s health” (Rapporteur: Predrag Fred Matić, S&D).

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ENVI

The workshop will bring together four leading, independent experts in the field of deforestation from two renowned institutions (Environment Agency Austria and Cambridge Econometrics), in order to inform the ENVI Committee Members of the most important concerns in this area and to provide a forum for discussion.

WS on e-commerce directive
IMCO

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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Contacts

Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies

Committees: ECON-EMPL-ENVI-ITRE-IMCO
Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies

Committees: TRAN-REGI-AGRI-PECH-CULT
Policy Department for Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs

Committees: JURI-LIBE-AFCO-FEMM-PETI
Policy Department for Budgetary Affairs

Committees: BUDG-CONT
Policy Department for External Relations

Committees: AFET-DROI-SEDE-DEVE-INTA