Hanspeter Wagner, rapporteur on tourism for the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), attended the informal Council of EU Tourism Ministers. At the meeting in Sofia on 13 February, he called for better coverage of tourism in the EU budget and for a “European Citizens Travel Card”.
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Briefing on the key findings of the survey on the UK withdrawal from the EU.
Agenda include items on “Delivering on low-emission mobility” by rapporteur Michiel SCHEFFER (NL/ALDE).
CoR rapporteur Heinz Lehmann intervened at Informal Council meeting of Ministers for competitiveness.
Modernising the European road transport sector in an efficient, sustainable and socially fair way was at the heart of the discussion of two opinions adopted during the European Committee of the Region’s (CoR) plenary session on 1 February. The opinions are based on the European Commission’s initiative “Europe on the Move”, which aims to help the transport sector to stay competitive in a socially fair transition towards clean energy and digitalisation.
The assembly solidly backs the opinion lead by the president of the Canary Islands Fernando Clavijo calling for a renewed strategy that brings jobs, economic development, social cohesion and equal opportunities to the outermost regions.
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has adopted its position on the mid-term review of the Digital Single Market. Rapporteur Alin Nica (RO/EPP), Mayor of Dudeștii Noi, highlights that cities and regions are in key position to harness the growth potential of the digital economy but draws attention to the digital divide, the prevention of cyberattacks and the protection of personal data.
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is drafting an Opinion on the rules for the internal market in natural gas based on a legislative proposal by the European Commission, which can be found here.
This colourful and illustrated website reports on most of the 137 workshops and events held between 9 to 12 October 2017 as part of the 15th European Week of Regions and Cities.
This event is the Final Conference of the Horizon 2020 PEGASUS project which explored ways to enhance the provision of public goods and ecosystem services by agriculture and forestry. The conference will provide opportunities to debate the project’s findings and results, including a series of recommendations for policy and for practice, to contribute to an evolving policy debate in Europe and to network with key stakeholders, researchers and other interested parties involved in the future of agriculture, forestry and rural development policies. These discussions are intended to be relevant to how the Common Agricultural Policy might evolve post 2020.
The Horizon 2020 IMPACTPapeRec Project is coming to an end in January 2018. To this end, a final conference is organised and hosted by the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 24 January in the morning.