EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Coronavirus - the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control's public health considerations for COVID-19 vaccination of adolescents - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Speeding up the authorisation of the Sputnik vaccine
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Risks posed by the AstraZeneca vaccine 
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - European vaccination register
  • Interim public health considerations for COVID-19 vaccination of adolescents in the EU/EEA - ECDC Technical report - 1 Jun 2021
  • ECDC report outlines considerations for COVID-19 vaccination of adolescents

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €800 million Greek scheme to support tourism sector in context of coronavirus outbreak (SA.63123) - IP/21/2789
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Request by the Spanish Government for an aid scheme for tourism

DIGITAL

  • EU Digital COVID Certificate: EU Gateway goes live with seven countries one month ahead of deadline - IP/21/2721QaA & FactSheet
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - The EU vaccine certificate proposal

ECONOMY

  • EU disburses €460 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Tunisia, Kosovo, Montenegro and North Macedonia - IP/21/2803
  • Recovery and Resilience Facility: Romania submits official recovery and resilience plan - IP/21/2792
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €225.8 million for Croatia, France, Germany and Latvia to address the social and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis - Midday Express
  • Crisis response in the US and EU: debate on the two recovery plans - See the EP Statement
  • Green light from all member states for EU recovery spending

TRANSPORT & TRAVEL

  • Coronavirus: Commission proposes update to coordinated travel measures ahead of the summer - IP/21/2782

COMPETITION

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: EU SWE-C Examination and concretisation of the B2G dimension and functionality of 02 June 2021
  • Agenda for: 40th meeting of the Customs Expert Group, General Customs Legislation section of 25 June 2021
  • Agenda for: 52th Customs Business Group (CBG) on eATA carnet system of 09 June 2021
  • Agenda for: 4th Meeting of the CETA bilateral Dialogue on Raw Materials of 21 June 2021
  • Minutes of the 20th Customs Expert Group – Section Customs Status and Transit of 18 May 2021
  • Proposal for a COUNCIL DECISION on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union regarding the envisaged decision of the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits - see the Annex
  • Amendments to the Customs Convention on the International Transport of goods under cover of TIR carnets (TIR Convention 1975) – According to UN Depositary Notification C.N.85.2021.TREATIES-XI.A.16 the following amendments to the TIR Convention enter into force on 1 June 2021 for all Contracting Parties
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Impact of Mexico’s reform of its Electricity Industry Law on the updating of EU-Mexico Trade Agreement
  • WTO - Panels established to review Chinese barley duties, EU palm oil measures

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY‎

  • Agenda for: Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth (Internal Market) of 01 June 2021
  • Agenda for: Working Group on Competitiveness and Growth (Industry) of 03 June 2021
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Public Procurement of 07 June 2021
  • Public Consultation - Designing mobile phones and tablets to be sustainable – ecodesign - Regulation - Feedback period: 31 May 2021 - 23 August 2021
  • Public Consultation - Energy labelling of mobile phones and tablets – informing consumers about environmental impact - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 31 May 2021 - 23 August 2021
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/876 of 31 May 2021 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 as regards applications for authorisation and review reports for the uses of substances in the production of legacy spare parts and in the repair of articles and complex products no longer produced and amending Regulation (EC) No 340/2008

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Financial Services
    - Crypto-Assets of 3 June 2021 
    - Insurance of 2 June 2021
  • EBA and ESMA publish provisional list of instruments and funds for the smallest investment firms under the Investment Firms Regulation
  • ESMA publishes Final Report on the MiFIDII/MiFIR obligations on market data

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: Administrative cooperation in the field of direct taxation of 03 June 2021 
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question
  • New European Tax Observatory to support fight against tax abuse through cutting-edge research - IP/21/2714

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee for Common Organisation of Agricultural Markets
    - Horizontal Questions of 11 May 2021 
    - Horticultural Products of 18 May 2021
  • France: EIB and Euralis sign €44 million loan agreement to finance research in new seed varieties - IP/21/2794

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Women's entrepreneurship and self-employment, including aspects of gendered Corporate Social Responsibility - Study  for EP Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Zero Pollution: Vast majority of Europe's bathing waters meet the highest quality standards - IP/21/2703 & Bathing Water report
  • Major drop in EU's greenhouse gas emissions in 2019, official data confirms - See EEA Report

HEALTH, FOOD PRODUCT & SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Standing Committee on Cosmetics Products of 18 June 2021
  • Report from the Commission - Experience of Member States with Directive 2009/41/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on the contained use of genetically modified microorganisms for the period 2014 – 2018
  • The practices of animal welfare during transport in third countries: an overview - Study for the EP Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport
  • EU Health Policy Platform calls for proposals: 2021 Thematic Networks (Deadline for submissions: 7 June 2021)
  • EMA and EUnetHTA take stock of their cooperation - see the Report
  • Avian influenza overview February - May 2021 - ECDC Surveillance report

DIGITAL & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • President von der Leyen's speech at the high-level opening session of the 2021 Digital Assembly, “Leading the Digital Decade” 

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Overview of the current legislative proposals under the Portuguese Presidency - JHA
  • Joint Statement by Vice-President Jourová, Commissioner Hahn and Commissioner Reynders on the launch of the European Public Prosecutor's Office
  • QaA: Launch of the activities of the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) 

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • The 2021 Ageing Report: Economic and Budgetary Projections for the EU Member States (2019–2070)

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • 1st revised "List of meetings" taking place between 1 and 30 June 2021
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 02 & 04 June 2021 

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • "A New Deal for Africa" - Op-ed article by President Charles Michel, and more than 30 European and African leaders
  • Draft opinion by Bernd Lange "The future of EU-US relations" - Amendments 1 - 104
  • Yemen: EU co-hosts humanitarian community meeting as famine looms in Yemen - Midday Express