EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Summary report - 31th Health Security Committee on COVID-19 outbreak
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Ethical issues relating to COVID-19 vaccine research

ECONOMY

  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Funding for micro and medium-sized enterprises to carry out coronavirus diagnostic tests

COMPETITION

STATE AID

  • Commission opens in-depth investigation into the authorisation granted by Belgium to Ladbrokes to operate virtual betting (SA.53630) - Midday Express

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for the 211th meeting of the Customs Code Committee, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section (Sub-section MEC/MISC/TEX) from 21 to 23 September 2020
  • Agenda for the 210th meeting of the Customs Code Committee, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section (Sub-section AGRICULTURE/CHEMISTRY) from 14 to 16 September 2020
  • Agenda for the Committee for implementation of the Kimberley Process certification scheme for the international trade in rough diamonds of 30 September 2020
  • EU countries sign intra-EU BIT termination agreement, ushering in brave new world of investor-state dispute settlement on the European continent - Bilaterals.org/Jdsupra

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Report from the Commission - Monitoring the application of European Union law 2019 Annual Report
    - Part I: General Statistical Overview
    - Part II: Policy areas
    - Part III: Member States (A)
    - Part III: Member States (B)
  • Commission publishes progress report on Creative Europe programme - Midday Express

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA sees high risk of decoupling of financial market performance and underlying economic activity
  • Webinar on ESMA's report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities no.2 2020 (See the Annex)

ENERGY

  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Definition of ‘quality of service’ in the distribution and supply of electric power

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on the Environment of 07-08 September 2020
  • Save the date: 1st Financing innovative clean tech virtual conference
  • Speech by Frans Timmermans on the European Green Deal as a growth strategy at the Bruegel Annual Meetings
  • EU microplastics ban set to make a growing problem worse - See the EEB Statement

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Summary report - 15th Meeting of the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy established under Commission Decision C(2014) 3509 (26 June 2020)
  • The countdown is on: two weeks left to submit your project to the 2020 EU Health Award on vaccination and healthy lifestyles!
  • EMA Committee meeting report: PDCO monthly report of opinions on paediatric investigation plans and other activities 23-26 June 2020
  • EMA Report: Medicinal products for human use: monthly figures - July 2020

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • College Decision 2020-04 of 15 July 2020 on internal rules concerning restrictions of certain data subject rights in relation to the processing of personal data in the framework of activities carried out by Eurojust
  • Orientations from the EDPS: Body temperature checks by EU institutions in the context of the COVID-19 crisis
  • ENISA -European Cybersecurity Month: How to Get Involved - October 2020 EU cybersecurity awareness campaign open for event submissions

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Drugs of 9 September 2020
  • Fight against drugs: Commission initiates ban on new harmful psychoactive substance isotonitazene -  See the EMCDDA's initial and the technical reports

€URO, ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Iran