Answer given by Mr Oettinger on behalf of the European Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Dennis de Jong (GUE/NGL) regarding ” Appointment of Martin Selmayr as Secretary-General of the Commission”.
Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 130) by Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy (ALDE), Matthijs van Miltenburg (ALDE), Sophia in ‘t Veld (ALDE) and Marietje Schaake (ALDE) regarding “Appointment of Mr Selmayr as Secretary-General of the Commission, and the procedure for it”.
Speakers at last week’s high-level stakeholder consultation conference on the EU’s long-term strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions lamented the fact that the importance of soil in climate change, global warming and prosperity is severely underestimated in EU policy.
Update – the Commission Staff Working Document is available.
Today’s Annual Report on monitoring the application of EU law sets outhow the Commission monitored and enforced EU law in 2017. The online Single Market Scoreboard, also published today and marking the 25th anniversary of the EU Single Market, shows that whilst most barriers to the free movement of persons, services, goods and capital are being eliminated, in some fields the situation is stalling or even worsening.
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction. All interested citizens and stakeholders can send their contributions by 9 October 2018.
The agenda includes preparations for the Coreper meeting on 18 July 2018, planning for forthcoming Coreper meetings and an update of college activities.