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Għaddejjin (updated on 06/12/2021)
Referenza: 
ECO/569-EESC-2021
Sessjoni plenarja: 
567 -
Feb 23, 2022 Feb 24, 2022

This year’s Annual Sustainable Growth Survey outlines the policy priorities in the coming year and provides guiding principles for implementing them in the 2022 European Semester cycle. The European Semester provides a well-established framework for coordinating the economic and employment policies of the Member States and will continue to play this role in the recovery phase and in advancing on the twin transitions. Like in previous years, the policy priorities will be structured around the four dimensions of competitive sustainability and in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. The Communication also sketches out the main characteristics of the 2022 European Semester cycle and explains the main changes compared to previous cycles, taking into account the need to adapt to the processes under the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

Memo ta’ informazzjoni: Annual Sustainable Growth Survey 2022

Għaddejjin (updated on 06/12/2021)
Referenza: 
NAT/842-EESC-2021
Sessjoni plenarja: 
567 -
Feb 23, 2022 Feb 24, 2022

Waste transport can involve hazardous materials that are harmful to human health and the environment. The EU therefore has rules in place on waste shipments (Regulation 1013/2006) and the Commission intends to review the EU rules on waste shipments. 

Memo ta’ informazzjoni: Waste shipments – revision of EU rules

Għaddejjin (updated on 04/12/2021)
Referenza: 
ECO/567-EESC-2021
Sessjoni plenarja: 
566 -
Jan 19, 2022 Jan 20, 2022

The Commission intends to renew its strategic partnership with the outermost regions, adapting it to the EU priorities on green and digital transition for a stronger recovery after the coronavirus pandemic. The new Communication is expected to be published in April 2022. In this context, the forthcoming French EU Presidency, aims to conclude together with the other EU Member States this new strategic approach to the outermost regions for a green, digital and fair recovery.

Memo ta’ informazzjoni: The benefits of the outermost regions for the European Union

Għaddejjin (updated on 03/12/2021)
Referenza: 
ECO/559-EESC-2021-03471
Sessjoni plenarja: 
565 -
Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The EESC strongly supports the goal of redirecting investments in such a way that they contribute to the EU's transition to a sustainable economy but calls for the social partners and civil society to be brought better on board in the design and implementation of sustainable finance. The EU green bond standard has the potential to yield significant economic benefits for both issuers and investors alike and help the green transition.

Opinjoni mressqa mis-sezzjoni tal-KESE: Renewed sustainable finance strategy

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Presentation SF Strategy - Sustainable Finance package - EESC informal meeting_24.08.2021

Presentation from DG Fisma : Strategy for Financing the Transition to a Sustainable Economy

Għaddejjin (updated on 03/12/2021)
Referenza: 
INT/970-EESC-2021
Sessjoni plenarja: 
565 -
Dec 08, 2021 Dec 09, 2021

The Commission proposal amends Regulation (EU) 2017/746 as regards transitional provisions for certain in vitro diagnostic medical devices and deferred application of requirements for in-house devices.

Opinjoni tal-KESE: In vitro diagnostic medical devices

Għaddejjin (updated on 03/12/2021)
Referenza: 
NAT/821-EESC-2021

The own-initiative opinion aims to contribute to the Farm to Fork Strategy objective to stimulate sustainable food processing, wholesale, retail, hospitality and food services practices by providing the views and experience from organised civil society and stakeholders from across the food supply chain and by highlighting producers' good practices to increase the availability and affordability of healthy, sustainable food options. 

Opinjoni mressqa mis-sezzjoni tal-KESE: Aligning food business strategies and operations with the SDGs for a sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery (own-initiative opinion)

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