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Ongoing (updated on 17/07/2020)
Reference: 
INT/909-EESC-2020
Plenary session: 
554 -
Sep 16, 2020 Sep 18, 2020

The Commission's communication and the accompanying initiatives set a coordinated framework to help Member States gradually lift travel restrictions and allow tourism businesses to reopen, after months of lockdown, while respecting necessary health precautions.

The package also aims to help the EU tourism sector recover from the pandemic, by supporting businesses and ensuring that Europe continues to be the number one destination for visitors.

The Commission's Tourism and Transport package includes:

Information memo: Tourism and transport in 2020 and beyond

Adopted on 10/06/2020
Reference: 
INT/910-EESC-2020
Plenary session: 
552 -
Jun 10, 2020 Jun 11, 2020

The EESC recommended rapid approval of the new regulation in view of the strong public health concerns about nanoparticles resulting from combustion processes and the high level of protection that can be achieved by implementing the proposed Stage V for NRMM engines.

EESC opinion: Emissions and type-approval / Impact of COVID