Highlights

A photo of Commissioner Elisa Ferreira speaking at a podium
11-06-2021 - 08:49 BUDG ECON

The Committee on Budgets and the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs will discuss the implementation of the Technical Support Instrument (TSI) with Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira, on 14 June. The TSI's objective is to support Member States' efforts to implement reforms, including for the implementation of the national recovery and resilience plans.

The new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change
11-06-2021 - 08:49 ENVI

The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Members will discuss aspects of the Trade Policy Review related to the Committee’s work, and the new EU strategy on adaptation to climate change, on 14 June. The day after, it will hold debates on the post-Euro 6/VI emission standards for cars, vans, lorries and buses, and on the proposed regulation on sustainable batteries. The Committee will also vote on the report on the General Union Environment Action Programme to 2030.

AI, Agriculture and Food Security
11-06-2021 - 08:49 AIDA AGRI

The Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age and the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development will hold a hearing on the future of agriculture and food security in the digital age, on 14 June. The hearing will address the impact of technological applications on agriculture and farming practices, and the challenges of regulating AI for a more sustainable and innovative Common Agricultural Policy.

Stop violence against women
11-06-2021 - 08:49 LIBE FEMM

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and the Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality will discuss the amendments to the draft report with recommendations to the Commission on identifying gender-based violence as a new area of crime. This legislative initiative requests the Commission to propose a Council decision to consider gender-based violence as an area of crime that meets the criteria established under Article 83(1)TFEU. The meeting will take place on 15 June.

Three wooden building blocks representing concepts of the rule of law.
11-06-2021 - 08:48 BUDG CONT

The Committees on Budgets and on Budgetary Control will go over the draft report on the creation of guidelines for the application of the Rule of Law Conditionality Regulation, on 15 June. The report highlights that guidelines are not legally binding and that the Commission was deviating from its usual practice of drafting guidelines for the application of a legal act only in cases where the actual implementation of the act over a certain period of time shows the need for guidance.

Hearing with Helena Dalli - Malta - equality
11-06-2021 - 08:48 EMPL

The Committee on Employment and Social Affairs will hold a debate with Helena Dalli, European Commissioner responsible for Equality, on 15 June. The discussion will take place in the framework of the regular structured dialogue between the European Parliament and the European Commission on the implementation of the Commission’s work programme of the current year and on the preparation of the future work programme.

Various aspects of women in poverty
following the COVID impact
11-06-2021 - 08:48 FEMM

The Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality will hold a hearing on women in poverty following the COVID-19 pandemic, on 15 June. The hearing will analyse the main elements and causes of women’s poverty in Europe and in third countries. It will also look into the main drivers of poverty, the socio-economic situation of women in Europe and how it has been affected by the pandemic. The outcome of the hearing will feed into the Committee’s upcoming report on women’s poverty in Europe.

Happy African farmer
11-06-2021 - 08:48 DEVE

The Committee on Development will host a high-level panel discussion titled “Diverse, local, indigenous: Pathways for food security and conservation” on 15 June, on occasion of the European Development Days. The panel, with representatives of FAO, WWF and activists on the ground, will explore local solutions for sustainable food production and consumption that are adapted to the needs of the communities involved and preserve ecosystems.

Women standing and smiling
11-06-2021 - 08:47 FEMM

The Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality will hold a debate ahead of the Paris Generation Equality Forum, to which Parliament will send a delegation later this month, on 15 June. It will then discuss the gender perspective in the national plans and implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, following its opinion on the matter, adopted in September. The Committee will also vote on an oral question to the Commission on “MeToo and the consequences in the institutions”.

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