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Highlights – A comprehensive and coordinated strategy against cancer: committee debate – Special Committee on Beating Cancer

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The Special Committee on Beating Cancer will look into the draft report on “Strengthening Europe in the fight against cancer – towards a comprehensive and coordinated strategy”, on 15 July. The draft proposes concrete actions and tools in the fields of health and research, including ambitious legislative proposals to reduce tobacco and alcohol consumption, promote healthy eating and regular physical activity, and encourage vaccination against certain cancers.

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At a Glance – Control of the financial activities of the European Investment Bank (EIB) – Annual report 2019 – 01-07-2021

During its July plenary session, Parliament is set to discuss the Committee on Budgetary Control’s report on the control of the European Investment Bank’s financial activities in 2019. The report highlights the role of the Bank in financing the European Green Deal, and its gradual shift towards being ‘the EU Climate Bank’. It also looks into the implementation of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) and the Bank’s external operations, among other things. As last year, the report strongly emphasises the need for more integrity, transparency and accountability, stronger external scrutiny and reinforced mechanisms to fight fraud and corruption.

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