UPDATED – Agenda: Aviation Working Party (22 November 2017)

Update: A revised agenda has been published.

The revised agenda items include an examination of the revised Presidency compromise text on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency, an examination of the Commission information note on a common EU position in view of Eurocontrol’s 48th Provisional Council (PC) meeting and an examination of the draft Commission decision of the BOB No 0007 on an agreement to the Agreement between the United States of America and the European Community on cooperation in the regulation of civil aviation safety.

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Draft Agenda: European Parliament Plenary Session (11-14 December 2017)

The agenda includes items related to energy & climate, environment, digital, trade and transport policy.

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Agenda: EP TRAN Committee (4 December 2017)

The agenda items include the adoption of draft opinion on Monitoring and reporting of CO2 emissions from and fuel consumption of new heavy-duty vehicles, a presentation on ‘Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy’, a consideration of draft report on Safeguarding competition in air transport and a presentation by the Commission of the draft delegated act related to technical requirements for inland waterways vessel.

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Event: EFSI stakeholders’ consultation event (Luxembourg, 8 December 2017)

The EFSI Steering Board has the pleasure of inviting you to the second EFSI stakeholders’ consultation event on Friday, 8 December 2017 at the EIB premises in Luxembourg from 09:30 till 12:00. The event will bring together a broad range of stakeholders, such as public authorities, umbrella associations, think tanks, civil society organisations and relevant social partners with a strong interest in the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and whose input is highly valuable for shaping the EFSI policy and its implementation.

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Event: Workshop ‘EU Aviation Research Policy on Noise’ (Brussels, 16-17 January 2018)

The European Commission, Clean Sky JU and INEA organise a two-day workshop on EU Aviation Research Policy on Noise, towards linking noise research and technological developments with certification and regulatory issues at EASA and ICAO level. The workshop builds upon the last successful one organised by the FP7 X-Noise project on ‘Future Trends in Aviation Noise Research’, held in Brussels in 2014. To register, please send your name, organisation and e-mail address to: RTD-H3-SECRETARIAT@ec.europa.eu Please note that, due to limited room’s capacity, registrations will be taken in the order of arrival. REGISTER NOW!

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Event: Quantum Technology for Transport (Wantage, United Kingdom, 8 February 2018)

Workshop where current Quantum capabilities and technologies will be outlined and explained. Quantum technologies and their promise of revolutionising technologies and capabilities have become a popular topic, but many do not understand what they can provide, and think they are too far into the future to be an asset now. The fact is quantum technologies are real, exciting capabilities are available now, and the UK has a privileged position as a leader in this area. KTN would like to invite you to attend our exciting workshop on the 8th of February at the Williams Formula 1 centre, Grove, where current quantum capabilities and technologies will be outlined and explained. If you are part of the Intelligent Transport and Mobility world come along to find out about the new developments in quantum technology that can provide sought after solutions.

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Agenda: Working Party on Transport Intermodal Questions and Networks (P.M. only) (20 November 2017)

The agenda items include an Examination of the second revised version of the draft Council conclusions on “The Mid-term Evaluation of the Galileo and EGNOS programmes and on the performance of the European GNSS Agency” and an Update by the Commission on the PRS negotiations with Norway.

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Official Journal (L Series): Decisions of the EEA Joint Committee of 29 April 2016 amending Annexes to the EEA Agreement

Several decisions of the EEA Joint Committee amending Annexes to the EEA Agreement, concerning energy, climate & environment, digital, trade, and transport policy.

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UPDATED – Agenda: Aviation Working Party (A.M. only) (17 November 2017)

Update: a revised agenda is available. The agenda includes items on the proposal on common rules in the field of civil aviation and establishing a European Union Aviation Safety Agency and on safeguarding competition in air transport will now also be discussed. The agenda also includes an examination of the revised Presidency compromise text and comments from France on safeguarding competition in air transport.

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Event: Exchange of views on Africa and aviation with DG MOVE and EASA (Brussels, 23 November 2017)

As part of the Africa Week of the European Parliament, the European Commission and the European Aviation Safety Agency have been invited to the next TRAN Committee meeting to provide an overall briefing on aviation safety in Africa. The exchange of views will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017 from 11.30-12.30 in the József Antall building, room JAN 2Q2 and will be web-streamed.

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UPDATED – Agenda: General Affairs Council (15 November 2017)

Update: the main results are now available.

The Council discussed the future of cohesion policy post-2020, with reference to the recent report published by the Commission on economic, social and territorial cohesion. The Council also took note of the progress made on the ongoing legislative process concerning the modification of the “Common Provisions Regulation”, in particular on the European Structural and Investment Funds provisions included in the so-called “Omnibus” Commission proposal. A items concerned trade and transport related issued.
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