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Next Petitions Committee meeting

11-11-2021 - 10:34
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.


Following these decisions, the next PETI Committee meeting will take place on:
Wednesday 1 December 2021, 9.00 - 12.00, 13.45 - 15.45 and 16.45-18.45
Thursday 2 December, 9.00 - 12.00, 13.45 - 15.45


Highlights

Maroš Šefčovič taking the floor during the EP Session October 2020
03-12-2021 - 17:10

Mr Maroš Šefčovič is the Commissioner for Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, responsible for inter-institutional relations and better policy-making held an exchange of views with the members of the PETI Committee, on the 2nd of December. This is part of the regular structured dialogue on the Commission Work Programme 2022 and on the cooperation between the European Commission and PETI on improving relations in handling of the petitions.

Two miners in the mine
03-12-2021 - 17:10

Over the past years PETI has received many petitions denouncing the bad consequences of reckless mining activities in different Member States, in breach of different EU environmental provisions, and with negative socioeconomic implications, for instance in the field of agriculture ,rural tourism, as well as public health.

Mourning candles burning on Spain national flag of background.
08-11-2021 - 16:52

A Fact-finding visit to Spain took place on 3 to 5 November, concerning a petition reporting that there are still 379 unsolved murders committed by the terrorist group ETA. On their first day, the delegation of the Committee on Petitions visited the Memorial Centre for the Victims of Terrorism in Vitoria (Basque Country).