The ‘European Week of Bees and Pollinators’ 2018 is now buzzin’!

Stop wondering what’s buzzin’. Mark your calendars for 26-28 June, as Bee Week 2018 is approaching fast! This year we will focus on ‘’How is the agricultural community mobilized to protect bees?’’, so don’t lose this chance to be part of the discussions! Bee Week 2018 is hosted by MEP …

New Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

It is with pleasure to introduce our 2 new Co-Chairs of the Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)! Ms. Jytte Guteland (S&D) is an MEP from Sweden and Member of ENVI. While SFM is a key topic within Ms. Guteland’s agenda, she stated that “I look forward to contributing to …

Solutions through innovation – What role for the bioeconomy in the next MFF?

Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP Chair of the “Bioeconomy” Working Group of the European Parliament Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event Solutions through innovation – What role for the bioeconomy in the next MFF? Tuesday 22 May 2018 11:30-12:30 European Parliament, Room ASP 3H1 …

Revision of the ‘Drinking Water Directive’

Michel Dantin MEP Rapporteur for the European Parliament on the Drinking Water Directive recast, Chair of the “Agriculture & Water Management” working group of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development” Cordially invites you to the event Revision of the  Drinking Water Directive Keynote speech by: Daniel Calleja Crespo …

CBD Sustainable Ocean Initiative- Fostering dialogue for the sustainable use of fisheries resources

On 28 February, MEPs Ricardo Serrão Santos and Alain Cadec, Vice-Chairs of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development” brought together the key partners of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Sustainable Ocean Initiative (SOI) on the Global Dialogue between the Regional Fisheries Bodies (RFBs) and Regional …

Accelerating Blue Growth through Marine and Maritime Knowledge Transfer

Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Chair of the “Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services” Working Group hosted on 22 February the event: Accelerating Blue Growth through Marine and Maritime Knowledge Transfer. The COLUMBUS project, funded by Horizon2020, intends to demonstrate how it is possible to capitalise on the European Commission’s significant investment in marine and …

Re-manufacturing & re-conditioning: Tackling end-of-life to foster Circular Economy

Fredrick Federley MEP and Chair of the “Circular Economy and Raw Materials” Working Group hosted on 25 January the event: Re-manufacturing & re-conditioning: Tackling end-of-life to foster Circular Economy in the European Parliament. Policy-makers, industry, NGOs, and stakeholders gathered in the European Parliament to discuss the potential of re-manufacturing and re-conditioning, …

Clean road mobility: what role for lightweighting technologies?

On Tuesday 24 January Dr. Dieter-Lebrecht Koch, MEP and Chair of the working group on “Transport”, hosted policy-makers, industries, NGOs, and stakeholders in the European Parliament to discuss the role of lightweighting technologies in light of the new proposal presented by the European Commission in November 2017 to accelerate the …

Are you optimistic about our environmental future?

On Tuesday 23 January MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen chaired the event “Are you optimistic about our environmental future? Reflections with the Partnership for European Environmental Research on future research challenges” This event gathered policy-makers and stakeholders in the European Parliament to highlight the work presented by the Partnership for European Environmental Research …

Welcome to the new Chair of the WG on Apiculture and Bee Health

We are happy to welcome MEP Michel Dantin (EPP, FR), as the new Chair of the Working Group on “Apiculture and Bee Health” as Mrs. Mariya Gabriel was appointed Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society earlier this year. Mr. Dantin was officially elected on October 25, 2017 at a Working …