The Council adopted conclusions on the European Union priorities for the third meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) (Nairobi, 4-6 December 2017).
After a request from Rapporteur Bas Eickhout the Committee voted to postpone the vote. A new date still has to be decided. They will endeavour to find a slot before the vote in the ENVI Committee (23rd October).
In Tallinn EU leaders asked President Tusk to draw up a work programme, or the Leaders’ Agenda that will guide EU action in the future. With this objective in mind Tusk will be holding bilateral consultations with all EU leaders in the run-up to the European Council on 19-20 October 2017. The Leaders’ Agenda will build on the ideas that President Tusk already presented in his letter ahead of the Tallinn meeting.
More than six billion euros committed by public and private actors to better manage our oceans at European Union-hosted conference in Malta. Full article…
Weekly activities of the Commissioners in energy & climate, environment, digital, trade, and transport policy.
Agenda items include the Draft Terms of Reference (ToR) template for Impact Assessment on substantial amendments by the Council and a presentation and discussion of the CEPS report on “Introducing EU Reduction targets on regulatory costs: A feasibility study.“