• Informal Meeting of Health Ministers: Omicron: Public health measures, 4th vaccine dose - prospects for medium-term management of the COVID-19 crisis
  • EMA - International regulators’ recommendations on COVID-19 vaccines and the Omicron variant 


  • European Business Cycle Indicators - 4th Quarter 2021 - Focus on investment activity and business sentiment across subsectors after COVID - Technical Paper 053



  • Answer given by VP Jourová to a MEP written question - Restricting of the right of the public and mass media to express themselves freely in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic


  • Action brought on 1 December 2021 - Illumina Vs. Commission (Case T-755/21)
    Re: annulment of the Commission’s decision of 29 October 2021 in case COMP/M.10493
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10617 - EDF / Sojitz Corporation / Nebras Power / Kyuden International Corporation / JV)
  • Commission clears acquisition of sole control of Intelsat by Allianz (M.10491) - Midday Express
  • Croatia - CCA clears Studenac / Pemo merger
  • Germany - The Austrian Competition Authority and the German Bundeskartellamt have published the English version of the Guidance on Transaction Value Thresholds
  • Germany - Case summary: Proceedings in Transport Layer Security Certificates against Google terminated (Decision of 17 January 2022)
  • Germany - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Greece - Decision No 750/2021 - Ex officio investigation in the market of the installation and maintenance of elevators (Settlement Procedure)
  • German media and advertising industry criticises distortions of competition by Google and turns to the European Commission - See also FT Article
  • Poland - President of UOKiK Tomasz Chróstny has initiated antitrust proceedings against Karcher.


  • Action brought on 22 November 2021 - Ryanair Vs. Commission (Case T-743/21)
    Re: annulment of the defendant’s decision of 16 July 2021 on State aid SA. 57369 (2020/N) - Portugal - Rescue aid to TAP SGPS
  • Action brought on 5 November 2021 - Cellnex Telecom and Retevisión I Vs. Commission (Case T-715/21)
    Re: annulment of the Commission Decision of 10 June 2021 on the State aid SA.28599 (C 23/2010) (ex NN 36/2010, ex CP 163/2009) implemented by Spain for the deployment of digital terrestrial television in remote and less urbanised areas (outside Castilla-La Mancha)


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Economic Tariff Questions Group of 24 January 2022 - Working Documents on Quotas & Suspension
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the EP INTA Committee of 24 & 25 January 2022
  • Commission Decision of 20 January 2022 approving, on behalf of the EU, the amendments to Annex 14-B of the Agreement between the EU and Japan for an Economic Partnership
  • Notice of initiation of a partial interim review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of monosodium glutamate (CN code: 2922 42 00) originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • Notice from the Commission pursuant to point (b) of Article 7(3) of the Protocol 1 to the stepping stone Economic Partnership Agreement between Ghana, of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part – Cumulation between the European Union and other West African countries, other ACP States and the overseas countries and territories of the European Union, as provided for under Article 7(1) and (2) of Protocol 1 to the Ghana-EU stepping stone EPA


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the REACH Committee of 2 February 2022
  • Agenda for: Administrative Cooperation (ADCO) meeting of the Expert Group on Toy Safety of 24January 2022 
  • Commission kicks off consultations on the greening and digitalisation of the mobility, transport and automotive ecosystem


  • Agenda for: Financial Services and Banking Union Group - Sustainable Finance / European Green Bonds of 28 January 2022
  • Financial education: Commission and OECD jointly organise an online conference to launch the EU's financial literacy framework for adults - Midday Express
  • Brussels faces threat of legal challenge over sustainable finance rules - Austria and Luxembourg say they will pursue lawsuit over so-called green ‘taxonomy’ rules - Financial Times
  • Brussels prepares stricter rules on supply chain liability Premium content - European companies could be sued for environmental, human rights violations in their supply chains - Financial Times 


  • Overview of the discussions between the EU energy ministers - 22 January 2022
  • Call for evidence - Energy labelling requirements for household tumble dryers [review] - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 21 January 2022 - 18 February 2022
    Call for evidence - Energy labelling requirements for air-to-air conditioners, air-to-air heat pumps and comfort fans [review] - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 21 January 2022 - 18 February 2022
  • Call for evidence - Ecodesign requirements for air-to-air conditioners, air-to-air heat pumps and comfort fans (review) - Regulation - Feedback period 21 January 2022 - 18 February 2022
  • Call for evidence - Ecodesign requirements for water pumps (review) - Regulation - Feedback period 21 January 2022 - 18 February 2022 



  • Agenda for: Meeting of the PAFF Committee,
    - section Plant Health of 31 January and 1 February 2022
    - section Phyto-pharmaceuticals - Legislation of 27 & 28 January 2022
  • EMA - Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) 18-19 January 2022


  • Data protection in law enforcement - Report on the Law Enforcement Directive - Communication - Feedback period: 24 January 2022 - 21 February 2022


  • EU Candidate Countries’ & Potential Candidates’ Economic Quarterly (CCEQ) – 4th Quarter 2021 - Technical Paper 054 


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 26 & 28 January 2022
  • Weekly Calendar from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 January 2022
  • Speech by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the opening of Kaunas 2022: European Capital of Culture


  • European security situation: notions of ‘spheres of influence’ have no place in the 21st century
  • Statement by President von der Leyen on EU financial support for Ukraine ((MFA) of EUR 1.2 billion)
  • International Day of Education: Statement by the European Commission and the HR/VP Josep Borrell
  • Tonga: EU channels emergency assistance - IP/21/521