EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Flash report - Steering Group on Health Promotion, Disease Prevention and Management of Non-Communicable Diseases (10 September 2020) 

ECONOMY

  • Speech by Fabio Panetta: Healing after the pandemic: supporting and sustaining the recovery

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Proposals for Council Implementing Decisions granting temporary support under Regulation (EU) 2020/672 to Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia and Slovakia to mitigate unemployment risks in the emergency following the COVID-19 outbreak - Adoption

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • COVID-19: both a challenge and an opportunity for democracy

COMPETITION

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Appeal Committee on 17 September 2020
  • Trade-related agricultural issues - Presentation by the Commission - Exchange of views
  • Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (CN: 7210,7212 & 9610)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1279 of 9 September 2020 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 7117 19 00)
  • EU/Canada: Joint Report - Meeting of Bilateral Dialogue of forest products - 28 May 2020

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth (Industry) of 15 September 2020
  • Agenda for: Council of the European Union (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)) of 29 September 2020 - "List A Items"

TAXATION

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Employment and Social Developments in Europe review: why social fairness and solidarity are more important than ever - IP/20/1635, see the Review

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Basel) of 21 September 2020
  • Agenda for: 90th Meeting of the Committee on "Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora" of 22 September 2020
  • Agenda for: Commission expert group on the "Birds and Habitats" Directives of 22-23 October 2020
  • UN Summit on Biodiversity: Leaders' Event for Nature and People - Authorisation to endorse the Leaders' Pledge for Nature on behalf of the European Union
  • The EP’s carbon footprint: Towards carbon neutrality - Study for the EP ENVI Committee
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - Decline in pollinator populations

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Standing Committee on "Veterinary Medicinal Products" of 30 September 2020
  • Statement - 70th WHO Regional Committee for Europe: the Commission and WHO Europe strengthen partnership and health cooperation
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Chicken meat industry

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a temporary derogation from certain provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of technologies by number-independent interpersonal communications service providers for the processing of personal and other data for the purpose of combatting child sexual abuse online
  • The Court interprets, for the first time, the EU regulation enshrining ‘internet neutrality’ (See CPR Nº106/2020 - Judgment in Joined Cases C-807/18,C-39/19 - Telenor Magyarország)
  • UK - CMA response to Commission consultations on Digital Services Act package and new competition tool 

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council empowering France to negotiate an agreement supplementing its existing bilateral Treaty with the United Kingdom concerning the construction and operation by private concessionaires of a Channel Fixed Link 
  • Cleaner cities for all: Commission launches European Mobility Week 2020 to promote zero-emission mobility

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • EU Cyber Forum – Promoting a free, open, safe and secure cyberspace
  • Speech by HR/VP Josep Borrell at the EU Cyber Forum Cyber diplomacy and shifting geopolitical landscapes

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the "Company Law and BRIS" Expert Group of 21 September 2020
  • Answer given by Ms Johansson to a MEP written question - Repatriation of antiquities

ECONOMY

BREXIT

  • Brexit Britain in a preferential tangle - Small economies need binding multilateral rules overseen by a dynamic and effective organisation - Financial Times
  • Germany has more pressing concerns than Brexit - There is a world of rogue powers with an animus against the EU to deal with first - Financial Times

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • EU-China Leaders’ Meeting: Upholding EU values and interests at the highest level - Joint press release by President Michel, President von der Leyen and Chancellor Merkel
  • Remarks by President Charles Michel after the EU-China leaders' meeting via video conference
  • Role of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean: Opening remarks by the HR/VP Josep Borrell at the EP plenary
  • Afghanistan: Phone call between HR/VP Josep Borrell and President Ashraf Ghani
  • EU Priorities for the 45th session of the Human Rights Council from an EU perspective