From 30 January to 1 February 2018, the cross-border conurbation of Greater Geneva will be hosting, at the Palexpo Exhibition and Congress Centre, the 19th edition of the European Energy Transition Conference. Close on 3,500 participants –representatives of the public authorities, the economic and academic worlds and the civil society, are awaited to exchange views on and discuss their commitment to energy transition around the leitmotif « Cooperate in order to make a success of energy transition ». Full article…
SEETO with EU support organised the 13th AMM (Annual Minister Meeting) held in Brussels on 6th of December, meeting gathered Ministers and high state officials from Western Balkan Region (WB6), Ambassadors, SEETO steering committee members, representatives from WB6 region, DG NEAR, DG MOVE, high representatives from IFI-s and many other important stakeholders from Transport Institution and industry. Opening the event, Mr. Alain Baron on behalf of European Commission encouraged the Western Balkan Ministers chief transport policy-makers to continue working on transport infrastructure and transport policies, emphasising the role of transport in connecting people. As the main objectives of transport development, he pointed out digitalisation, decarbonisation and efficiency.
EU countries today agreed to strengthen rules governing how cars are approved for sale in Europe, with the goal of preventing another dieselgate. Sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the decision but warns that only proper scrutiny and real enforcement of the new rules will prevent carmakers from cheating again.
Brussels, 8 December 2017 – The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) welcomes the fact that the European Parliament, EU member states and the European Commission reached a final agreement yesterday on a reformed system for approving vehicles before they are placed on the EU market (‘type approval’).
Two years in the EU’s Aviation Strategy, A4E calls on policymakers and stakeholders to continue delivering for the future of aviation in Europe. The achievements and benefits of 25 years of the single market can be furthered through bold policies that would ensure the continuous, clean, safe and competitive mobility of all travellers in Europe.
Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV recycling chain such as car manufacturers, metal and plastic scrap traders, recyclers, shredder operators and policy-makers from all over the world.
Brussels, 6 December 2017 – After four years of deadlock in negotiations, the European Commission, Council and Parliament yesterday finally reached a political agreement on the modernisation of Europe’s Trade Defence Instruments (TDI).