OPP Meeting Summary: EP PEST Committee – Election of Chair and Co-chairs (12 March 2018)

A summary of the first PEST Committee meeting is now available.

Eric Andrieu (S&D, FR) was elected Chair by acclamation.

  • he stressed the fact that the Committee’s responsibility was to restore citizens’ trust in the Institutions and their way to protect public health;
  • he would work to make things more transparent.

Bolesław G. Piecha (ECR, PL)  Frédérique Ries (ALDE, BE), and Kateřina Konečná (GUE/NGL, CZ) were elected Vice-chairs by acclamation.


The EPP Group proposed to keep the number of Vice-chairs at 3, while the EFDD proposed 4 Vice-chairs.

The Committee adopted the EPP Group’s Proposal.


The first Coordination meeting will be held on the 22 March.


Source: One Policy Place

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