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Sustainable Europe by 2030: Follow-up to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, ecological transition and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Opinion Number: CDR 965/2019
Rapporteur: HERTELL Sirpa
Group: EPP (European People's Party)
Commission: ENVE
Status: Adopted
Date: 08/10/2019
This opinion replies to the Reflection Paper "Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030" (COM (2019) 22 – final)
The Agenda 2030 consists of five pillars: peace, planet, people, prosperity and partnership. This opinion will focus on the "planet" pillar, setting out the strategic view for paving the way towards sustainable European cities and regions by 2030.
The opinion is complementary to the opinion COR-2019-00239, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): a basis for a long-term EU strategy for a sustainable Europe by 2030, ECON-VI/044 Rapporteur Arnoldas Abramavičius (LT/EPP).