EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Answer given by Mr Schmit to a MEP written question - COVID-19 outbreaks in European slaughterhouses EP
  • Drugmakers call for legal indemnity in frantic race to find Covid vaccine - Financial Times

STATE AID 

  • Commission approves €500,000 Cypriot scheme to support pig sector in the context of the coronavirus outbreak (SA.58340) - Midday Express

ECONOMY

  • Response to the coronavirus: cohesion policy invests in health and the economy in France - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - New deadline for the exemption on duties and VAT for equipment and medicine needed to fight against COVID‑19

TRANSPORT

  • Commission Decision (EU) 2020/1219 of 20 August 2020 authorising Italy to apply an extension of certain periods specified in Article 2 of Regulation (EU) 2020/698 of the European Parliament and of the Council

DATA PRIVACY

  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Abuses in collection of users’ personal data for coronavirus tracing in France 

STATE AID

  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Revision of guidelines on State aid – SME access to compensation during the transition period towards the decarbonisation of electricity

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 21st meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Group of 01 & 02 October 2020
  • The Hearing Officer in Trade Proceedings - An independent office for good administration in trade proceedings
  • Joint Report of the third meeting of the CETA Financial Services Committee took place by video conference on 24 and 25 June 2020
  • Joint activity report of the CETA Joint Committee on Working together to advance trade and SMEs
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Mandate on US trade negociations and GMO risk assessment
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Trade agreement with Mexico
  • Use of tariff quotas until 24 August 2020
  • Report on critical tariff quota imports - 24 August 2020
  • Report on critical state change - 24 August 2020
  • Merkel Raises 'Doubts' Over EU-Mercosur Trade Pact - AFP/Barrons.com
  • Deadline looms for signing of UK-EAC Brexit trade pact - The East African

ENERGY

  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Alignment of the 4th PCI (Project of Common Interest) list with the EU Green Deal

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Draft - Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) …/... of 17.7.2020 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1011 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards minimum standards for EU Climate Transition Benchmarks and EU Paris-aligned Benchmarks
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1208 of 7 August 2020 on structure, format, submission processes and review of information reported by Member States pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 749/2014
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - Protection of peatlands in the EU biodiversity strategy

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Public Health and on Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices of 1 September 2020
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - The pharmaceutical strategy for Europe
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Assessment of the impact of plant protection products on pollinators/honeybees
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - EU Directive 2002/98/EC on human blood and blood components
  • Implementing EU food and nutrition security policy commitments: Fourth biennial report
  • EFSA - Reasoned Opinion - Review of the existing maximum residue levels for
  • EFSA - Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance abamectin
  • EFSA - Reasoned Opinion - Setting of import tolerances for lufenuron in various commodities of plant and animal origin

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Compilation of replies to the written consultation on the continued follow-up to the Council Conclusions of December 2018 on mutual recognition in criminal matters
  • Masterminds running one of Germany’s largest illegal tobacco factory arrested - See Europol Statement

€URO, ECB & ECONOMY

  • Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions in the EU Budget 2014-2019 - Study for EP Committee on Budgets & Budgetary Control
  • How to estimate a VAR after March 2020 - ECB Working Paper Series No.2461
  • Convex supply curves - ECB Working Paper Series No.2460

BREXIT

  • Draft text substituting placeholder in Article GOODS.21 (cultural objects) of the draft text of the Agreement on the New Partnership with the UK
  • Draft text substituting certain placeholders Annex ROAD-1 of the draft text of the Agreement on the New Partnership with the United Kingdom
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of Explosives for civil use and explosives precursors - Notice to Stakeholders
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of Euratom - Notice to Stakeholders
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of trade in protected species of wild fauna and flora - Notice to Stakeholders
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of Cultural goods (export and import) - Notice to Stakeholders
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of Intellectual property enforcement by customs - Notice to Stakeholders
  • Withwrawal of the United Kingdom and EU rules in the field of Landing of fishery products - Notice to Stakeholders