Biodiversity and prevention of zoonotic diseases such as Covid 19
05-02-2021 - 12:13

Over the last decades, a variety of novel infectious diseases have had zoonotic origins. In this edition of the newsletter, ENVI committee Chair Pascal Canfin argues biodiversity protection and conservation can play a crucial role in reducing the risk of such diseases by providing additional habitats for species and reducing potential contact between wildlife, livestock and humans. The EP has recently published a study on this topic.

Covid 19 and gendered impact
15-01-2021 - 10:05

Happy New Year to all readers of the Monthly Highlights newsletter. In this issue, FEMM Committee Chair Evelyn Regner describes how the pandemic affected women’s health, their economic situation and their prospects. The recent EP study gives insight to some of the most important gendered effects of the crisis. Other topics include Horizon 2020, space, state aid, and cohesion. Forthcoming publications and events are announced.

cohesion policy measures in response to the COVID19 pandemic
11-12-2020 - 09:29

In this issue of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, REGI Committee Chair Younous Omarjee describes what it takes to ensure long term recovery of the European economy while supporting the emergency actions in the face of COVID-19 pandemic. Other topics in this month’s newsletter include the Schengen area, nominations to the European Court of Auditors, exterritorial sanctions on trade and investments, and ACER’s budgetary and human resources. Forthcoming publications and events are announced.

BECA - special committee for fighting against cancer
23-11-2020 - 09:40

In this issue of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, BECA Chair Bartosz Arłukowicz talks about the new special committee and its strategy of preventing and fighting cancer. He also presents a recent EP study with an overview of the efforts taken to tackle this biggest challenge. This edition also features topics related to the new technologies in transport, protection of children, gender budgeting and migration. The updated Commissioners-designate commitments compilation is also announced.

Monthly Highlights October 2020
16-10-2020 - 16:13

In this issue of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, AFET Chair David McAllister talks about the impact of the COVID-19 disease on international relations and presents a recent study that looks at the impact of the pandemic on geopolitics. This edition also features topics related to monetary policy, cohesion policy in non-urban areas, eCommerce and online contents filtering, and how the MS benefit from the EU budget. The new Commissioners-designate commitments briefings are also announced.

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14-09-2020 - 12:01

In this issue of the Monthly Highlights newsletter, CONT Committee Chair Monika Hohlmeier talks about the EP’s role in ensuring sound financial management of the EU budget and presents a new study on the 50 largest beneficiaries of the CAP and cohesion fund in each Member State. This edition also features topics related to climate related expenditure, the Arctic strategy, affordable housing, artificial intelligence and the safety of journalists. Forthcoming publications and events are announced.

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