EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE 

  • Regulation (EU) 2021/953 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2021 on a framework for the issuance, verification and acceptance of interoperable COVID-19 vaccination, test and recovery certificates (EU Digital COVID Certificate) to facilitate free movement during the COVID-19 pandemic - Statement by the Commission 
  • Regulation (EU) 2021/954 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 June 2021 on a framework for the issuance, verification and acceptance of interoperable COVID-19 vaccination, test and recovery certificates (EU Digital COVID Certificate) with regard to third-country nationals legally staying or residing in the territories of Member States during the COVID-19 pandemic - Statement by the Commission 
  • EFTA - Digital COVID certificate will apply across the EEA from 1 July

COMPETITION

  • UK - The CMA has launched its merger inquiry in the anticipated acquisition by NCR Corporation of Cardtronics plc.

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Project Group UCC DA/IA Data Annexes Revision for Harmonisation of Customs Data Requirements of 29 June 2021
  • Agenda for: 40th meeting of the Customs Expert Group, General Customs Legislation section of 25 June 2021
  • Agenda of the 4th meeting of the CETA Financial Services Committee of 17 and 22 June 2021
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Trade Questions of 22 June 2021
  • Minutes & Working Documents of the Commission Expert Group on Trade and Sustainable Development of 19 May 2021
  • Minutes of the Project Group on UCC INF Special Procedures Business of 25 May 2021
  • Minutes for: EP INTA Committee on 20 May 2021
  • EU-US trade relations - factsheet
  • Chile: EU proposal for a Sustainable Food Systems Chapter in the Trade Part of a possible modernised EU-Chile Association Agreement
  • Africa, Caribbean, Pacific : EU-ESA economic partnership agreement negotiations
    - EU proposal on  investment liberalisation, trade in services and digital trade
    - EU proposal on capital movements,payments and transfers and temporary safeguard measures
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/956 of 31 May 2021 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/957 of 31 May 2021 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature
  • EU and US take decisive step to end aircraft dispute - IP/21/3001 & FactSheet
  • An updated version (v5) of the Guidance document on Rules of Origin of the EU-Vietnam FTA has been published.
  • Comments by the EU on Turkey’s Responses to the Questions from the Panel after the first substantive meeting - WT/DS595 - EU - Safeguard Measures on Certain Steel Products from Turkey
  • WTO - Committee on Safeguards - Imposition of safeguard measures by the European Union on imports of certain steel products - Request for consultations under article 12.3 of the Agreement on Safeguards - Turkey
  • Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 27 May 2021 a safeguard investigation on sodium hypochlorite
  • Transatlantic consumer movement urges new EU-US cooperation agenda to benefit public interest – See Beuc Statement
  • EU and US hunt for trade breakthrough under new relationship - Officials hopeful for end to Airbus-Boeing saga and creation of council on trade and technology - Financial Times
  • EU and US poised to resolve Airbus-Boeing trade dispute after 17 years - Deal would lift threat of billions of dollars in tariffs and boost transatlantic relations - Financial Times

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY‎

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/955 of 27 May 2021 laying down implementing technical standards for the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/1156 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the forms, templates, procedures and technical arrangements for the publications and notifications of marketing rules, fees and charges, and specifying the information to be communicated for the creation and maintenance of the central database on cross-border marketing of AIFs and UCITS, as well as the forms, templates and procedures for the communication of such information

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

ENERGY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy of 22 June 2021
  • Commission welcomes progress by Council on European Green Deal dossiers

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Commission Expert Group on the Implementation of the Bathing Water Directive (2006/7/EC) of 17 June 2021
  • Minutes & Position Papers of the First meeting of the High Level Roundtable on the Chemicals Strategy of 05 May 2021
  • Cities play pivotal roles in shifting to green, sustainable future – See EEA Statement

HEALTH, FOOD PRODUCT & SAFETY

  • European Health Union: European Commission welcomes step towards better access to medicines and medical devices during crisis - IP/21/2963
  • Reports from Member States on the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 528/2012
  • Flash report - Meeting of the Subgroup on Cancer (4 June 2021)
  • Minutes - 19th meeting of the Board of Member States on ERNs (25 November 2020)
  • Minutes - 4th Drafting Group on mental health of health workforce and other essential workers (11 May 2021)
  • Minutes - 5th Drafting Group on European solidarity in public health emergencies (25 May 2021)
  • EFSA - Safety evaluation of long‐chain glycolipids from Dacryopinax spathularia
  • EFSA - Physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles in food additives in the context of risk identification
  • EFSA - Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic α‐amylase from the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain ROM
  • EFSA - Green kiwifruit (lat. Actinidia deliciosa var. Hayward) and maintenance of normal defecation: evaluation of a health claim pursuant to Article 13(5) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006
  • EFSA - Safety of dried fruits of Synsepalum dulcificum as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of ferric (III) ammonium hexacyanoferrate (II) for ruminants (domestic and wild), calves prior the start of rumination, lambs prior the start of rumination, kids prior the start of rumination and pigs (domestic and wild) (Honeywell Specialty Chemicals Seelze GmbH)
  • EFSA - Safety assessment of the process Drava International and on ISAP Packaging based on Starlinger deCON technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of an essential oil from the leaves of Citrus × aurantium L. (petitgrain bigarade oil) for use in all animal species (FEFANA asbl)
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of an essential oil from the fruits of Litsea cubeba (Lour.) Pers. (litsea berry oil) for use in all animal species (FEFANA asbl)
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of expressed mandarin oil from the fruit peels of Citrus reticulata Blanco for use in all animal species (FEFANA asbl)

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

DIGITAL & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): the Court specifies the conditions for the exercise of the national supervisory authorities’ powers with respect to the cross-border processing of data (See CPR No.103/21; Judgment in Case C-645/19 - Facebook Ireland and Others)
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Use by Google of new technologies to bypass cookie rules
  • EP Resolution of 10 June 2021 on the EU’s Cybersecurity Strategy for the Digital Decade 

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Statement by Commissioner Gentiloni on the 2021 report on Sustainable Development in the European Union
  • The main building blocks of the Recovery and Resilience Facility - In-Depth Analysis for EP ECON Committee
  • Country-Specific Recommendations for 2019, 2020 and 2021 - Study for EP ECON Committee
  • Speech by ECB’s Isabel Schnabel: From market neutrality to market efficiency

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda of the 19 June inaugural Plenary of the Conference on the Future of Europe and practical guide to the Plenary session

EXTERNAL RELATIONS, DEVELOPMENT & COOPERATION

  • European Union-Canada summit - Joint statement
  • Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with President Michel and Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, following the EU-Canada Summit
  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee on Extra-territorial Legislation under Article 8 of Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 of 26 April 2021