• Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Commission action concerning the use of a third dose of coronavirus vaccine 
  • Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country - ECDC
  • Data on COVID-19 vaccination in the EU/EEA - ECDC


  • REACT-EU: €50 million to support health, SMEs and energy efficiency in three Polish regions - Midday Express


  • Initiation of proceedings (Case M.9987 - NVIDIA / ARM)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10449 - KIA / Almaviva)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10451 - DP World / Imperial Logistics)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10498 - Liberty Global/Infravia/Liberty Networks Germany)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10486 - CDPQ / Centerbridge / Medical Solutions
  • Commission clears acquisition of Parexel by Goldman Sachs and EQT (M.10418) - Midday Express
  • Ireland - CCPC clears proposed acquisition by Flextronics International USA, Inc. of sole control of ACS Acquisitions, Inc.
  • UK - The CMA has instructed JD Sports to sell Footasylum after its in-depth investigation identified competition concerns
  • Speech by CMA's Michael Grenfell: Should competition authorities intervene in digital markets?



  • Draft report Access of third-country goods and services to the Union’s internal market in public procurement and procedures supporting negotiations on access of Union goods and services to the public procurement markets of third countries - Amendments 103 - 318
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the World Trade Organization’s 12th Ministerial Conference
  • Minutes of the EP INTA Committee of 14 October 2021
  • Council Decision (EU) 2021/1919 of 29 October 2021 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union on the adoption of a decision, by written procedure, by the Participants to the Arrangement on Officially Supported Export Credits to review the Coal-Fired Electricity Generation Sector Understanding contained in Annex VI to that Arrangement
  • WTO - Exports of intermediate goods gain momentum in Q2 with 47% year-on-year increase - See the Full Paper
  • WTO issues information briefs on trade, climate, related issues with COP26 talks underway
  • DDG Zhang highlights importance of ITC-WTO collaboration for “positive trade outcomes”


  • Launch of the Public Engagement with Research Award of the European Research Council - See ERC Press Release
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Speeding up planning, permits and procurement procedures


  • Sustainable finance: The European Commission welcomes the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia as the newest member of the International Platform on Sustainable Finance
  • Vienna Initiative takes stock of pandemic crisis and (re)focuses on new risks
  • EBA reaffirms its commitment to support green finance in view of the UN Climate Change Conference
  • Verena Ross takes up her duties as Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Standing Forestry Committee of 06 October 2021
  • Agenda for: Expert Group for Agricultural Markets  under the single CMO Regulation
    - Pig & Beef Carcasses Class of 25 November 2021
    - Animal Product of 18 November 2021
  • Working Documents for the Expert Group for Direct Payments of 04 November 2021
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Maintaining aid for the cane, sugar and rum industry in Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion


  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Protection and safeguards for the bioliquids sector 
  • Polish gas boss warns EU to heed Moldova lessons on Russia reliance - PGNiG chief says eastern European nation’s crisis ‘shows clearly’ the risks of dependence on Gazprom for fuel - Financial Times
  • Energy crisis: How does Europe get its gas? - Surging prices and doubts over supplies are exposing Europe’s reliance on the fuel that underpins much of its economy - Financial Times


  • Speech by President von der Leyen at Building Green Copenhagen
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius a MEP written question - Alcantara river in Sicily is drying up owing to climate change and the impact of the hydroelectric power plants run by Siciliacque
  • Windfalls for heavy industry in EU carbon scheme are a moral hazard - Giving free allowances to industrial companies reduces incentives to cut emissions - Financial Times
  • EU at COP26: Commissioner Simson to discuss a just and inclusive energy transition
  • Leaders must make climate policy an opportunity to improve people’s lives, say consumer groups as COP26 talks unfold - See Beuc Statement & the Paper


  • Agenda - 97th meeting of the Pharmaceutical Committee of 17 November 2021
  • EU Health Policy Platform webinar - Air Quality: Revision of EU Rules of 16 November 2021
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Assessment of animal diseases caused by bacteria resistant to antimicrobials: cattle
  • New EU research project investigates possible combination effects of chemicals in the womb - BfR Communication No.033/2021 of 3 November 2021


  • Data watchdog warns Europe ‘is not ready’ for AI-powered surveillance - Europe’s data watchdog calls for a clearer definition of what kind of AI the EU wants to regulate - 


  • Agenda for: Working Party on JHA Information Exchange of 9 November 2021
  • Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen testifies in Parliament on 8 November - See the EP Statement
  • Warsaw plans more judicial reforms as EU dispute rages on - Media report suggests new shake-up may worsen spat with Brussels rather than appease it - Financial Times


  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Assessment of Spain's recovery, resilience and transformation plan 
  • Industrial producer prices up by 2.7% in both the euro area and the EU - Stat126/2021
  • Euro area unemployment at 7.4% - EU at 6.7% - Stat125/2021


  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the situation in Ethiopia