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The Intergroup offers a multi-stakeholder platform of discussion on sustainable development issues in the European Parliament

Combating Transnational Organised Crime in the fishing industry

On Thursday 23 November Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Chair of the “Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services” Working Group and Alain Cadec MEP and Chair of the “Fisheries, Aquaculture & Integrated Maritime Policy” Working Group will host the entitled event: Combating Transnational Organised Crime in the Fishing Industry: Global Challenges and International Cooperation. …

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

On Wednesday 29 November Michel Dantin MEP and Chair of the “Water& Agriculture” Working Group, together with Peter Liese MEP will host the entitled event: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment. The Priority Substances Directive adopted by the European Parliament and the Council of the EU in 2013, requires the European Commission to …

The end of the European Organic Label?

On Tuesday 21 November Angélique Delahaye MEP and Chair of the “Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services” working group will together with Marc Tarabella MEP host the entitled conference “The end of the European Organic Label?”. The demand for organic products on the European market is growing exponentially and at a much higher rate than the …

Marine Plastics Need European Action

On Wednesday 8 November Ricardo Serrão Santos MEP and Vice-Chair of the EP Intergroup on “Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainable Development“, together with IUCN European Regional Office hosted the conference entitled “Marine Plastics Need European Action”. Plastic waste is increasingly impacting the marine environment and becoming one of the most challenging …

Towards a new EU policy for sustainable bioenergy: The role of forest biomass for climate change mitigation and adaption

On Tuesday 10 October MEP Marijana Petir together with MEP Hannu Takkula, hosted the event entitled “Towards a new EU policy for sustainable bioenergy: The role of forest biomass for climate change mitigation and adaption.” The event gathered policy-makers, scientists, and stakeholders in the European Parliament to discuss the role of forest …

Welcome to our new Vice-Chair!

We are happy to welcome or new Vice-Chair MEP Fredrick Federley (ALDE/SE) who officially joined the Intergroup in July taking over as Chair of the “Circular Economy & Raw Materials” working group. As Chair he is committed to working towards policies promoting the concept of a circular economy: decreasing unnecessary …