Brussels, Belgium, 28 May 2018.European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans gives a press conference on Single use plastics proposal .
30-11-2021 - 07:53 TRAN

The Committee on Transport and Tourism will debate with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission, on the ‘Fit for 55’ package, on 1 December. The package aims to implement the Union’s goals of moving towards a sustainable society. The Committee will also hold a public hearing on the “Naiades III – Strategic Tools for Sustainable Inland Waterways Transport within the EU”, which will examine the major elements of the new programme and its implications for the sector.

Different mobile phone charger plugs.
30-11-2021 - 07:53 IMCO

The Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection will hold a debate with the European Commission on the proposal concerning a common charger for mobile phones and other electronic devices amending the Radio Equipment Directive, on 1 December. New rules apply to mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras, headphones, headsets, handheld video games consoles, and portable speakers. The proposal also implies unbundling of devices and chargers.

Ethiopia Pin on the map
30-11-2021 - 07:51 AFET DEVE

The Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Committee on Development will jointly debate the situation in Ethiopia and the latest developments related to the internal conflict, the humanitarian crisis, and its impact on the whole region, on 1 December. The Committees will also discuss with the EEAS and the Commission which foreign policy tools the EU can use to enforce adherence to international and human rights law and help end the conflict.

Following the resignation of Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has reshuffled her team. MEPs held two extraordinary hearings for the posts of Trade and Finance. Mairead McGuinness, who served as Parliament's first vice-president was questioned by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee for the finance portfolio. Parliament will have the final say on her appointment.
30-11-2021 - 07:51 ECON

The Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs will hold a structured dialogue with Commissioner McGuinness, on 1 December. Topics for debate include the completion of the Banking Union, the review of crisis management and deposit insurance legislation, payments and digital finance, following the recent Commission new proposals in the areas of Sustainable Finance, Anti-Money Laundering, Insurance Regulation, and on the Capital Markets Union.

Cow jumping from a truck
30-11-2021 - 07:50 ANIT

The Committee of Inquiry on Protection of Animals will discuss the outcome of negotiations, on 1 December. They will vote on the draft report and the draft recommendation on the protection of animals during transport within and outside the Union, on 2 December. 1233 amendments have been tabled and many compromises have been reached.

finger selecting an icon on a digital screen with interconnected icons - concept of connectivity
29-11-2021 - 08:57 ITRE

The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will hold a hearing, on 30 November. The aim is to shed light on the complex issues of today's telecommunications priorities and challenges. The hearing will address European digital connectivity goals, the barriers and difficulties in 5G rollout, in view of an effective 6G transition. A special focus will be given to the environmental aspects of the ICT sector, and the new efficiency measures already available.

AIDA public hearing Implicit bias and AI
29-11-2021 - 08:52 AIDA

The Special Committee on Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age will hold a hearing on AI and bias, on 30 November. The hearing will comprise two-panel discussions with experts from academia, civil society, and industry, followed by a Q&A with the Committee. The first panel will focus on the impact of bias on the development of trustworthy AI. The second one will explore algorithmic accountability, data governance, and reducing bias in AI systems.

Two women holding up a poster
29-11-2021 - 08:52 FEMM

The Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality will hold an inter-parliamentary Committee meeting on ‘Eliminating Violence against Women’, on 30 November. This year's meeting will consist of four sessions. The first panel will deal with sexual violence as a weapon of war. The second panel will deal with preventing and combating violence against women and girls with disabilities. The third and fourth panels will deal with cyber violence and the Istanbul Convention.

Stop racism
29-11-2021 - 08:51 LIBE EMPL

The Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, in association with the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs, will hold a hearing on anti-racism, on 30 November 2021. As a result of the European Parliament resolution following the death of George Floyd, the Commission developed and adopted the European Union Anti-Racism Action Plan 2020-2025. The hearing will assess the Action Plan and identify further steps to develop and implement it fully.

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