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08-12-2021 - 09:27

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions.

The next IMCO committee meeting will take place on 9 December, 09.30 - 11.30 and 13.45 - 14.00.

Highlights

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08-12-2021 - 09:19

On 13-14 December, IMCO will vote on the draft report on the Digital Services Act Regulation (Rapporteur Christel Schaldemose -S&D DK), a key proposal for strengthening the Digital Single Market.

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08-12-2021 - 09:19

On 9 December, IMCO will hold a public hearing on Digital public administration in support of daily lives of consumers and businesses in light of the Covid-19 era.

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08-12-2021 - 09:16

On 9 December, the IMCO committee will vote on Mr Brando Benifei’s (S&D) draft implementation Report on the Toy Safety Directive.

Recycling of batteries
08-12-2021 - 09:13

On 9 December, IMCO will vote on the draft opinion on the proposal for a Regulation concerning batteries and waste batteries.

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08-12-2021 - 09:05

The Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee adopted by 42 votes in favour, two against and one abstention its position on the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal, which sets rules on what companies with “gatekeeper” status will be allowed to do and not to do in the EU.

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08-12-2021 - 09:04

On 1 December, IMCO held an exchange of views with the European Commission on the proposal of 23 September concerning a common charger for mobile phones and other electronic devices amending the Radio Equipment Directive.

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08-12-2021 - 09:04

On 1 December, the IMCO Committee, in association with the ENVI Committee, held a public hearing on sustainable public procurement. The aim of the hearing is to determine how using the full potential of public buying can help to achieve goals of the European Green Deal. Green public procurement has the potential to be a key tool for sustainable procurement as Europe's public authorities are major consumers (14% GDP annually).

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23-11-2021 - 10:13

The IMCO Working Group on the Digital Single Market held an ad-hoc meeting on 19 November 2021 .

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23-11-2021 - 10:12

On 22 November the IMCO committee adopted the draft own initiative report of Mr Kosma Złotowski’s (ECR) on Tackling non-tariff and non-tax barriers in the Single Market.