Opinions with Diversity Europe - Group III members as rapporteur/co-rapporteur/rapporteur-general

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Ongoing (updated on 23/11/2020)
Reference: 
INT/923-EESC-2020

The proposed Regulation aims at adapting the Joint Undertaking in order to use the funding from the new MFF programmes for 2021-2027.

Information memo: Establishing the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking

Ongoing (updated on 23/11/2020)
Reference: 
INT/920-EESC-2020

The Retail Payments Strategy for the EU aims to bring safe, fast and reliable payment services to European citizens and businesses. It will make it easier for consumers to pay in shops and make e-commerce transactions safely and conveniently. It seeks to achieve a fully integrated retail payments system in the EU, including instant cross-border payment solutions. This will facilitate payments in Euro between the EU and other jurisdictions. It will promote the emergence of home-grown and pan–European payment solutions.

Information memo: Retail payments for the EU (Communication)

Ongoing (updated on 21/11/2020)
Reference: 
NAT/808-EESC-2020

On 14 October 2020, the European Commission the European Commission adopted a legislative proposal (COM(2020) 642 final) amending the Aarhus Regulation to allow for better public scrutiny of EU acts affecting the environment. The proposed amendments improve the possibilities particularly for environmental NGOs to request that the EU institutions review such acts to better ensure environmental protection. This will foster openness and accountability when it comes to environmental protection, contribute to greater transparency and a more effective pursuit of the EU environmental objectives and, thus, help achieve the systemic societal changes required by the European Green Deal.

Information memo: Application of the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters to Community institutions and bodies

Ongoing (updated on 20/11/2020)
Reference: 
SOC/638-EESC-2020
Plenary session: 
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Dec 02, 2020 Dec 03, 2020

EESC section opinion: The need to guarantee real rights for persons with disabilities to vote in European Parliament elections (additional opinion)

Ongoing (updated on 20/11/2020)
Reference: 
INT/925-EESC

Social economy is a key and a growing contributor to the European economy and the job creation.

This exploratory opinion has been requested by the Portuguese presidency of the Council. Social economy represents a key and a growing contributor to the European economy and the job creation. It has a positive impact on working conditions and the enlargement of the labour market. Social economy has a pivotal role to play in the future Action plan for the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights by promoting social inclusion and a better access to the labour market.  

Information memo: The role of social economy in the creation of jobs and in the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Ongoing (updated on 19/11/2020)
Reference: 
INT/922-EESC

With the New Consumer Agenda, the European Commission wants consumers to be key drivers in the green and digital transitions and key actors in the economic recovery.

Ongoing (updated on 17/11/2020)
Reference: 
INT/917-EESC

The Single Window is defined as a facility which allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardised information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export and transit-related regulatory requirements. The proposal establishing the European Union Single Window Environment for Customs is the first step in implementing a wider action plan launched in September 2020, fully in line with the Commission’s long-term vision of taking the Customs Union to the next level.

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