The agenda includes items concerning digital and transport policy.
A summary of the policy debate is available.
Today, the Estonian Minister for Entrepreneurship and IT Urve Palo chaired the Council meeting in Luxembourg, marking the first Telecommunication formal ministerial meeting held by the Estonian Presidency.
This study was requested by the European Parliament’s Committee on Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) as part of the Parliament’s general commitment to improving the quality of EU legislation, and in particular in undertaking to carry out impact assessments of its own substantial amendments when it considers it appropriate and necessary for the legislative process. The aim of this study is to conduct an ex-ante impact assessment of proposed substantial amendments from the IMCO and JURI Committees which would introduce a commercial lifespan guarantee. The impacts of these amendments have been analysed through the development of specific policy options.
Yesterday, 19 October, for the first day of the European Council, the heads of state or government of the European Union held in-depth discussions on the aims set during the Tallinn Digital Summit and reaffirmed their determination to move forward with the development of a digital Europe.
The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, trade, transport and general policy.