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 …

The Review of the EU Forest Strategy

On Monday 4 December MEPs Miapetra Kumpula-Natri MEP, Ulrike Müller MEP, and Andrzej Grzyb hosted the event entitled: The Review of the EU Forest Stategy: Fostering policy coherence on the multifunctional role of forests. Following the joint public hearing of the European Parliament’s AGRI, ITRE and ENVI Committees on the EU Forest Strategy, policy-makers and stakeholders …

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

On Wednesday 29 November Michel Dantin MEP and Chair of the “Water& Agriculture” Working Group, together with Peter Liese MEP hosted the entitled event: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment. Policy-makers, industry, and civil society gathered to discuss the potential policy options to curb the impact of pharmaceuticals in the environment. The Commission …

How can we support indigenous people’s sustainable hunt in the Arctic?

On Wednesday 29 November MEP Jørn Dohrmann hosted the event entiteld: How can we support indigenous people’s sustainable hunt in the Arctic? The initiative of a QR Code for Seal Skin in the European Parliament. In 2009, the European Parliament and the Council adopted a regulation on banning the trade in …