Opinions

  • Valmisteilla (updated on 13/03/2024) - Bureau decision date: 06/07/2021
    Viite
    ECO/562-EESC
    Workers - GR II
    Romania
    Employers - GR I
    Sweden
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 06/03/2024) - Bureau decision date: 13/02/2024
    Viite
    SOC/804-EESC
    Workers - GR II
    Germany
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Bulgaria
    Plenary session number
    589
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  • Valmisteilla (updated on 05/03/2024) - Bureau decision date: 18/01/2024
    Viite
    SOC/794-EESC
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Greece
    Workers - GR II
    Spain
    Plenary session number
    591
    -
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 05/03/2024) - Bureau decision date: 18/01/2024
    Viite
    SOC/795-EESC
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Latvia
    Plenary session number
    590
    -
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 02/03/2024) - Bureau decision date: 12/12/2023
    Viite
    TEN/834-EESC
    Workers - GR II
    Poland
    Plenary session number
    590
    -
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 29/02/2024) - Bureau decision date: 12/12/2023
    Viite
    INT/1053-EESC
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Portugal
    Plenary session number
    591
    -

    The general objective of the 2014-2020 Consumer Programme was to ensure a high level of consumer protection, to empower consumers and to place the consumer at the heart of the internal market, within the framework of an overall EU strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

  • Valmisteilla (updated on 28/02/2024) - Bureau decision date: 18/01/2024
    Viite
    SOC/796-EESC
    Employers - GR I
    Austria
    Plenary session number
    590
    -
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 27/02/2024) - Bureau decision date: 13/12/2022
    Viite
    ECO/605-EESC
    Employers - GR I
    Italy
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Poland

    In 2021 the European Commission announced the revision of the Council Directive 2011/64/EU on the excise rules for tobacco. In the inception impact assessment, the EC stated that there are areas of weakness and ambiguity in the current legal arrangements which give rise to market distortions, legal uncertainty and can also hinder the detection and prevention of fraud. The review will ensure that the rules remain fit for the purpose and improve the proper functioning of the internal market, and a high level of health protection. The policy changes focus on:

  • Valmisteilla (updated on 27/02/2024) - Bureau decision date: 17/05/2022
    Viite
    NAT/871-EESC
    Employers - GR I
    Romania
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Ireland
  • Valmisteilla (updated on 27/02/2024) - Bureau decision date: 18/01/2024
    Viite
    SOC/799-EESC
    Civil Society Organisations - GR III
    Italy
    Plenary session number
    590
    -