Digital, sustainability and health. The Brussels’ weekly agenda in a nutshell

The upcoming week in Brussels, still partly interrupted  by the Easter holidays, is not a particularly busy one. Although not many events are planned, there are still several activities occurring in the European institutions.

HEALTH

Wednesday 3 April. Bulgarian MEP Andrey Kovatchev (EPP) is the rapporteur for opinion appointed to report to the IMCO Committee on the interinstitutional negotiations concerning the European Health Data Space. This is the Dossier the interinstitutional agreement was reached on among the co-legislators on 15 March. During the same meeting MEPs will exchange of views on the implementation of the Digital Markets Act, with a focus on self-preferencing and app stores.

SUSTAINABILITY

2-5 April. The Belgian Presidency of the EU Council has organized the “Connect Europe Days”, a series of events and meetings that will bring together politicians, financial institutions, industry representatives, transport stakeholders and the European Commission to discuss concrete measures and exchange best practices with a view to creating a fully decarbonized and digital transport and mobility network in Europe.

Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 April. In the Council, two meetings  for the Working Group “International Environmental Issues” are scheduled, where the Council proposal to adopt, on behalf of the European Union, amendments to Annexes II and III to the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats will be discussed.

Wednesday 3 April.  The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights will give a presentation entitled “Reinforcing consumers’ rights to fight greenwashing” to the IMCO Committee.