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The Monthly Highlights publication provides an overview, at a glance, of the on-going work of the policy departments, including a selection of the latest and forthcoming publications, and a list of future events.

Global Biodiversity Framework
31-01-2024 - 17:34

The 2022 Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) was hailed as a historic landmark for biodiversity conservation. It consists of four goals that set out a vision for 2050 of a world living in harmony with nature. In this issue of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, ENVI Chair Pascal Canfin presents the new briefing with key insights into what progress has been achieved already and where more progress needs to be demanded when parties meet again at COP16 in October.

Solar panels and wind power generation equipment
15-01-2024 - 15:00

Africa has a potential for renewable energy generation yet it is the continent most affected by energy poverty, with 40% of population lacking access to electricity. DEVE is starting off a debate in view of the own-initiative report on this issue as informed by Tomas Tobé, Chair of the Committee, in the latest issue of the Monthly Highlights.

transparency and accountability of 
EU NGO funding
11-12-2023 - 14:58

CONT Committee monitors the transparency of NGO funding within the EU. In the latest edition of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, the Committee Chair Monika Hohlmeier says the quality of grant funding data and electronic systems has improved, but it remains difficult to have clarity about the use of funding and other financial support NGOs receive. The new study commissioned by CONT Committee advocates for a joint effort and makes recommendations to Parliament, Commission and NGOs themselves.

20-11-2023 - 13:52

Medicinal products can be temporarily protected from direct competition by multiple forms of market protection. The Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) grants holders an extension of the patent protection by a maximum of 5 years, says Adrián VÁZQUEZ LÁZARA, the Chair of the Committee on Legal Affairs and presents the latest study that analyses regulatory proposals introducing a unitary SPC.

different types of transport
16-10-2023 - 14:44

The decarbonisation of freight is crucial to meet the European Green Deal objective. Greening cargo operations implies shifting a substantial part of the inland freight carried by road to rail and inlands waterways, says Karima Delli, Chair of the Transport and Tourism Committee. To better understand the role of combined transport in this setting, the Committee will hold on 25 October a workshop on the ‘Combined transport’s role in the decarbonisation of transport’.

- Post-trade services
and financial stability
12-09-2023 - 13:45

Following the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU, the EU institutions have encouraged the migration of transfer clearing services to the EU, says Irene Tinagli, Chair of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. The study requested by the Committee looks at the impact of Central counterparties (CCPs) on financial stability and economic growth. It concludes that CCPs should be located in the EU to support their mission, and identifies ways to make the EU more attractive to them.


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