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Bee Guidance
18-06-2021 - 09:17 ENVI BUDG

The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will vote on reinforcing the European Medicines Agency in crisis preparedness and management of medicinal products at its meetings of 21-22 June. It will also discuss the review of the bee guidance document and the resolution for the Glasgow UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). The issue of ensuring the streamlining and soundness of climate and biodiversity spending will also be discussed together with the Budgets Committee.

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18-06-2021 - 09:17 IMCO

The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection will go over the draft reports on the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA), on 21 June. The two legislative initiatives form part of the European Digital Strategy and they encompass a single set of new rules applicable across the whole EU in order to ensure a safe, fair, open and accountable online environment. The vote in committee is expected to take place in November 2021.

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18-06-2021 - 09:17 ECON

The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs will hold a Monetary Dialogue with European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, followed by an Economic Dialogue with Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe, on 21 June. The Monetary Dialogue will focus on the effects of the negative interest rate policy, on spillovers from US fiscal and monetary policies, and on the review of the ECB’s monetary policy strategy. The Economic Dialogue will cover the ongoing work of the Eurogroup.

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18-06-2021 - 09:17 AGRI

The Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development will hold a hearing with experts on the perspectives of animal production in the EU in the context of the Green Deal, Farm to Fork and Biodiversity Strategies, on 22 June. The debates will analyse how animal production could contribute to a greener, smarter and technologically advanced CAP. The way by which challenges faced by farmers could become opportunities for stronger resilience and higher profitability, will also be discussed.

AFCO ICM
18-06-2021 - 09:16 AFCO

The Committee on Constitutional Affairs will hold an inter-parliamentary committee meeting to reflect on the reform of European electoral law, on which the Committee is currently preparing a report, on 22 June. The meeting will also look into the provisions governing the European Parliament’s right of inquiry. Parliament’s capacity to establish committees of inquiry is one of the institution’s main tools of political control regarding the implementation of EU law.

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18-06-2021 - 09:16

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