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557th plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee JDE62 - INTERACTIO, Online

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Kevin Bergenhenegouwen
datum 28 januari 2021 09:30 - 13:00
locatie Online Toon locatie
aanwezigen M. (Michel) Barnier, J.L.J. (Jacques) Delors, A.L. (António) Costa, Y.J.M. (Ylva) Johansson e.a.
organisatie Europees Economisch en Sociaal Comité (EESC)

Agenda, 557th plenary session on 27-28 January 2021

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PLENARY SESSION

January 2021

Agenda

 

Plenary session No

557

Date

27-28/01/2021

Venue and Room

Hybrid (Jacques Delors building, EESC)

JDE 62 + Interactio

Interpretation from/to

ES/DE/EL/EN/FR/IT/HU/PL/PT/SK/SV

First day of plenary session

27/01/2021, 1 p.m.

Second day of plenary session

28/01/2021, 8.30 a.m.

  • Presentation of the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency by António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, on Wednesday 27 January at 2.45 p.m.
  • Presentation of the 2021 Commission work programme and the Strategic Foresight Report by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission - Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight, on Wednesday 27 January at 4 p.m.
  • Debate on A New Pact on Migration and Asylum with Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs on Wednesday 27 January at 5.30 p.m.
  • Debate on The new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement with Michel Barnier, Head of the European Commission's Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom, on Thursday 28 January at 10.30 a.m.
  • Presentation of the UN's official mission to the EU institutions by Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, on Thursday 28 January at 12 noon

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Given the current health situation, details of how you will be able to participate in this meeting will be communicated nearer the time. For remote connection, you will receive the link few days before the meeting

Deadline for submission of individual amendments: Thursday 21 January, 6 p.m. (pro memoria)

Deadline for submission of Group amendments: Wednesday 27 January, 12 noon (pro memoria)

N.B.: Final version of the agenda, approved by the Bureau on 26 January 2021.

This meeting will be recorded following the procedure set out in Decision No 206/17A.

Privacy statement Latest update: 26/01/2021 15:03

Wednesday 27 January 2021

 

1 p.m.

START CONNECTING VIA INTERACTIO

 
     

2.30 p.m.

OPENING OF THE PLENARY SESSION

JDE/Remote

     
   

Presence of a quorum

 
       
   

Ratification of the President's decision - Rules for holding the plenary session- Rule 62 of the Rules of Procedure (remote voting via Interactio)

 
       
   

Adoption of the agenda

 
       
   

Approval of the minutes of the 556th plenary session, held on 2 and 3 December 2020

 
       
   

Statement by the president

 
       

2.45 p.m.

 

Presentation of the priorities of the Portuguese Presidency by António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Intervention by António Costa
  • General debate with EESC members
  • Reply by António Costa
  • Conclusion by Christa Schweng
 
 
       

4 p.m.

 

Presentation of the 2021 Commission work programme and the Strategic Foresight Report by Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President of the European Commission - Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight,

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Intervention by Maroš Šefčovič
  • General debate with EESC members
  • Reply by Maroš Šefčovič
  • Conclusion by Christa Schweng
 
 
       
       

5 - 5.30 p.m.

 

Break for interpreting teams

 
       
 
     

5.30 p.m.

 

Debate on A New Pact on Migration and Asylum with Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Intervention by Ylva Johansson
  • Intervention by José Antonio Moreno, rapporteur and Cristian Pîrvulescu, co-rapporteur
  • General debate with EESC members
  • Reply by Ylva Johansson
  • Conclusion by Christa Schweng
 
     
   

SOC/649

A New Pact on Migration and Asylum

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions on a New Pact on Migration and Asylum

COM(2020) 609 final

EESC-2020-04226-00-01-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: José Antonio MORENO DÍAZ (ES-II)

Co-rapporteur: Cristian PÎRVULESCU (RO-III)

     
   

CATEGORY C COMMITTEE OPINIONS

TO BE PUT TO THE VOTE

     
   

TEN/734

Minimum level of training of seafarers (codification) (category C)

Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the minimum level of training of seafarers (codification)

COM(2020) 739 final -2020/0329 COD

EESC-2020-05552-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

TEN/737

Basic road freight and road passenger connectivity following the end of the transition period (category C)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules ensuring basic road freight and road passenger connectivity following the end of the transition period mentioned in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community

COM(2020) 826 final -2020/0362 COD

EESC-2020-05837-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

TEN/738

Basic air connectivity following the end of the transition period

(category C)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules ensuring basic air connectivity following the end of the transition period mentioned in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community

COM(2020) 827 final -2020/0363 COD

EESC-2020-05838-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

TEN/739

Aviation safety following the end of the transition period (category C)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on certain aspects of aviation safety with regard to the end of the transition period mentioned in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community

COM(2020) 828 final -2020/0364 COD

EESC-2020-05839-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

TEN/741

Specific and temporary measures regarding certificates, licences and authorisations and certain periodic checks and training in different transport sectors

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down specific and temporary measures in view of the COVID-19 outbreak concerning the renewal or extension of certain certificates, licences and authorisations and the postponement of certain periodic checks and periodic training in certain areas of transport legislation, for reference periods subsequent to those referred to in Regulation (EU) 2020/698

COM(2021) 25 final

EESC-2021-00354-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

NAT/812

Fishing authorisations for Union fishing vessels in United Kingdom waters and fishing operations of United Kingdom fishing vessels in Union waters (category C)

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) 2017/2403 as regards fishing authorisations for Union fishing vessels in United Kingdom waters and fishing operations of United Kingdom fishing vessels in Union waters

COM(2020) 830 final -2020/0366 COD

EESC-2021-00191-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

NAT/813

Equivalence of EU and UK rules on forest reproductive material (category C)

Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Decision 2008/971/EC as regards the equivalence of forest reproductive material produced in the United Kingdom to such material produced in the Union

COM(2020) 852 final -2020/0378 COD

EESC-2021-00187-00-00-PAC-TRA

     
   

NAT/814

Equivalence of EU and UK rules on field inspections and checks on practices for the maintenance of varieties of agricultural plant species (category C)

Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Decisions 2003/17/EC and 2005/834/EC as regards the equivalence of field inspections and the equivalence of checks on practices for the maintenance of varieties of agricultural plant species carried out in the United Kingdom

COM(2020) 853 final -2020/0379 COD

EESC-2021-00188-00-00-PAC-TRA

 
     
   

OPINIONS TO BE PUT STRAIGHT TO THE VOTE

     
   

INT/912

Annual competition policy report 2019

Report from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Report on Competition Policy 2019

COM(2020) 302 final

EESC-2020-03598-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Gonçalo LOBO XAVIER (PT-I)

     
   

INT/923

Establishing the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking

Proposal for a Council Regulation on establishing the European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking

COM(2020) 569 final-2020/0260 NLE

EESC-2020-04987-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Louise GRABO (SE-III)

     
   

NAT/801

Revised action plan for the Atlantic strategy (Communication)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions A new approach to the Atlantic maritime strategy - Atlantic action plan 2.0 An updated action plan for a sustainable, resilient and competitive blue economy in the European Union Atlantic area

COM(2020) 329 final

EESC-2020-05152-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Carlos Manuel TRINDADE (PT-II)

     
   

NAT/808

Application of the Aarhus Convention - Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on amending Regulation (EC) No 1367/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 September 2006 on the application of the provisions 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

COM(2020) 642 final -2020/0289 COD

EESC-2020-04962-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Arnaud SCHWARTZ (FR-III)

Co-rapporteur: Isabel CAÑO AGUILAR (ES-II)

     
   

NAT/810

Catch documentation programme for bluefin tuna

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a catch documentation programme for bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 640/2010

COM(2020) 670 final -2020/0302 COD

EESC-2020-05637-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Florian MARIN (RO-I)

     
   

TEN/717

EU Strategy for Energy System Integration

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Powering a climate-neutral economy: An EU Strategy for Energy System Integration

COM(2020) 299 final

EESC-2020-03534-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Lutz RIBBE (DE-III)

     
     
   

COMMITTEE OPINIONS TO BE DISCUSSED

     
   

ECO/538

Euro area economic policy 2021

Recommendation for a Council Recommendation on the economic policy of the euro area

COM(2020) 746 final

EESC-2020-05237-00-01-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Judith VORBACH (AT-II)

     
   

TEN/718

Hydrogen strategy (Communication)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: A hydrogen strategy for a climate-neutral Europe

COM(2020) 301 final

EESC-2020-03535-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Pierre Jean COULON (FR-II)

     
   

TEN/740

Airport slot relief proposal due to COVID-19

Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Regulation (EEC) No 95/93 as regards temporary relief from the slot utilisation rules at Community airports due to the COVID-19 pandemic

COM(2020) 818 final -2020/0358 COD

EESC-2021-00120-00-00-PAC-TRA

Rapporteur-general: Thomas KROPP (DE-I)

     
   

NAT/811

Environment Action Programme to 2030

Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on a General Union Environment Action Programme to 2030

COM(2020) 652 final -2020/0300 COD

EESC-2020-05657-00-00-PAC-TRA

Rapporteur-general: Lutz RIBBE (DE-III)

     
   

NAT/803

Stepping up Europe's Climate Ambition (Communication)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions Stepping up Europe's 2030 climate ambition Investing in a climate-neutral future for the benefit of our people

COM(2020) 562 final

EESC-2020-04180-00-00-AS-TRA

Rapporteur: Arnold PUECH D'ALISSAC (FR-I)

Co-rapporteur: Jan DIRX (NL-III)

     
     

± 7.30 p.m.

 

ADJOURNMENT

     
 

THURSDAY, 28 JANUARY 2021

 

8.30 a.m.

 

START CONNECTING VIA INTERACTIO

 
     

9.30 a.m.

RESUMPTION

JDE/Remote

     
     

9.30 a.m.

 

Revision of the Rules of Procedure and Code of Conduct

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Presentation of the revised Rules of Procedure and Code of Conduct by Christian Bäumler
  • Debate with EESC members
  • Reply by Christian Bäumler
  • Vote on the revision of the Rules of Procedure and Code of Conduct
  • Statement by Christa Schweng
 
     

10.30 a.m.

 

Debate on The new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement with Michel Barnier, Head of the European Commission's Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Intervention by Michel Barnier
  • General debate with EESC members
  • Reply by Michel Barnier
  • Conclusion by Christa Schweng
 
     

11.30 -

11.45 a.m.

 

Break for interpreting teams

     
   

REX/526

Sustainable development in the Mediterranean region (information report)

EESC-2020-01279-00-00-RI-TRA

Rapporteur: Lidija Pavić-Rogošić (HR-III)

     
 
     

12 noon

 

Presentation of the UN's official mission to the EU institutions by Olivier De Schutter, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights

  • Introduction by Christa Schweng, president of the EESC
  • Intervention by Olivier De Schutter
  • General debate with EESC members
  • Reply by Olivier De Schutter
  • Conclusion by Christa Schweng
 
     
   

Any other business

     
   

Date of the next plenary session

     
     
     

± 1 p.m.

 

END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

 
 

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