Highlights – EU leadership in the fight against famines: committee debate – Committee on Development

The Executive Director of the World Food Programme David Beasley with people in Yemen
The Committee on Development will discuss the global humanitarian and food security situation with UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley, on 13 July. According to the latest Global Report on Food Crises, the number of people facing acute food insecurity and needing urgent assistance hit a five-year high in 2020. The debate will feed into the Committee’s work on an upcoming report on food security in developing countries.

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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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Highlights – Fit for 2030, and the State of the Global Climate report: committee debates – Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety

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The Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety will discuss the ‘Fit for 2030’ package with Commission Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, Frans Timmermans, on 14 July. The upcoming legislative package aims to align climate and energy policies with the new objectives of the European Climate Law. The Committee will also go over the latest World Meteorological Organisation report on the State of the Global Climate in 2020, with WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas.

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Highlights – Recovery and Resilience Dialogue: committee debate – Committee on Budgets – Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

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The Committee on Budgets and the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affair will hold their second Recovery and Resilience Dialogue with Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President for an Economy that Works for People, and Economy Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, on 14 July. The debate is expected to focus on the Commission’s assessment of national recovery and resilience plans submitted by Member States.

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Highlights – Data governance act, joint undertakings, metrology: committee votes – Committee on Industry, Research and Energy

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The Committee on Industry, Research and Energy will vote on its report on the proposed European data governance legislation, creating a framework to facilitate data sharing, on 15 July. It will also vote on its report regarding the establishment of joint undertakings under the Horizon Europe programme, and on the report on the EU’s participation in the European Partnership on Metrology, which aims to accelerate Europe’s global lead in metrology research.

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Highlights – 2022 Budget: committee debate with EU agencies in the context of the pandemic – Committee on Budgets

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The Committee on Budgets will hold a debate with the EU Agencies Network Chair, Hans Bruyninckx, European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Andrea Ammon, and European Medicines Agency Director, Emer Cooke, on 14 July. The aim is to go over the agencies’ priorities, outlook and budgetary needs following the publication of the draft EU budget for 2022, and to discuss the enhanced role that the agencies have played in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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