152nd CoR Plenary Session  

30/11/2022 : 15:00 (CET) - 01/12/2022 : 19:00 (CET) Charlemagne Building – GASP room (Brussels) Youth policy; Food production; EU energy policy; Energy efficiency
The Members of the European Committee of the Regions are holding a meeting for the 152nd Plenary Session on 30 November - 01 December 2022.
 

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The main highlights of ​the Plenary session are:

  • Debate on the food crisis with
    • ​Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI, Commissioner for Agriculture  
    • Marlene MORTLER (DE/EPP), Member of the European Parliament
    • Isilda Maria Prazeres GOMES (PT/S&D), Chair of the NAT commission of the CoR​
  • ​​Closing debate on the European Year of Youth and endorsement of the Charter for Youth and Democracy​ with
    • Margarítis SCHINÁS, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life
    • Silja MARKKULA, President of the European Youth Forum
    • Lídia PEREIRA (PT/EPP), President of the Youth of the European People's Party (YEPP), Member of the European Parliament (tbc)
    • Alicia HOMS GINEL (ES/S&D), President of the Young European Socialists (YES), Member of the European Parliament (tbc)
    • Dan-Aria SUCURI, President of LYMEC
    • Alexios KARAMANOLAS, Acting President of the European Young Conservatives (EYC)
    • Valentina SERVERA CLAVELL, President of the European Free Alliance Youth (EFAy)
    • Benedetta SCUDERI, Co-Spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Greens
    • Natalia SHEVCHUK, Chairperson of the National Youth Council of Ukraine, Representative from the Voices of the Youth from Ukraine (tbc)
    • Hafsa EL-BAZIOUI, Deputy Mayor of Ghent in charge of youth (tbc)
    • Beata STEPANIUK-KUŚMIERZAK, Deputy Mayor of Lublin in charge of youth (tbc)
    • Tanya HRISTOV​A (BG/EPP), Chair of the SEDEC commission of the CoR
    • YEPs (tbc)
  • Debate on the energy crisis and consequences for european households with
    • Marian JUREČKA (CZ/EPP), Deputy Prime Minister, Czech Republic
    • Lilyana PAVLOVA, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank
    • Cristian-Silviu BUȘOI (RO/EPP), Chair of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament
    • Mohamed RIDOUANI, Mayor of Leuven (Belgium)
    • Rafał TRZASKOWSKI (PL/EPP), Chair of the ENVE commission of the CoR (tbc)

Agenda

Wednesday 30/11/2022

  • 15:00
    Opening session
    1. Adoption of the agenda (COR-2022-04574-00-012-CONVPOJ-TRA) 2. Approval of the minutes of the 151st plenary session, held on 10, 11 and 12 October 2022 COR-2022-03619-00-01-PV-TRA – COR-2022-03619-00-00-PV-REF COR-2022-03619-01-00-PV-REF – COR-2022-03619-02-00-PV-REF COR-2022-03619-03-00-PV-REF – COR-2022-03619-04-00-PV-REF COR-2022-03619-05-00-PV-REF 3. Statement by the President
  • 15:05
    ADOPTION OF OPINIONS
    4. Extending the list of EU crimes to hate speech and hate crimes Own-initiative COR-2022-01407-00-01-PAC-TRA – CIVEX-VII/015 Rapporteur: Aleksandra DULKIEWICZ (PL/EPP) Statement by Maite PAGAZAURTUNDÚA (ES/RENEW E.), Vice-Chair of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament 5. Legal migration - Attracting skills and talent to the EU Own-initiative COR-2022-03942-00-00-PAC-TRA – CIVEX-VII/017 Rapporteur: Giuseppe VARACALLI (IT/RENEW E.) Statement by Damian BOESELAGER (DE/Greens/EFA), Member of the European Parliament 6. EU Strategy for Sustainable Circular Economy and Textiles Own-initiative COR-2022-02926-00-00-PAC-TRA - ENVE-VII/033 Rapporteur-general: Luca MENESINI (IT/PES)
  • 16:30
    DEBATE ON THE FOOD CRISIS
    7. Statements by: COR-2022-04574-01-01-PSP-TRA • Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI, Commissioner for Agriculture • Marlene MORTLER (DE/EPP), Member of the European Parliament • Isilda Maria Prazeres GOMES (PT/S&D), Chair of the NAT commission of the CoR Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions 8. Safeguarding food security and reinforcing the resilience of food system Own-initiative COR-2022-02101-00-00-PAC-TRA – NAT-VII/026 Rapporteur: Piotr CAŁBECKI (PL/EPP)
  • 17:35
    ADOPTION OF OPINIONS
    9. Reform of the geographical indications Own-initiative COR-2022-03736-00-00-PAC-TRA – NAT-VII/025 Rapporteur: Karine GLOANEC-MAURIN (FR/PES) Statement by Paolo DE CASTRO (IT/S&D), Member of the European Parliament 10. The next generation of own resources for the EU budget Own-initiative COR-2022-01229-00-01-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/021 Rapporteur: Nathalie SARRABEZOLLES (FR/PES)
  • 19:00
    ADJOURNMENT

Thursday 01/12/2022

  • 09:00
    CLOSING DEBATE ON THE EUROPEAN YEAR OF YOUTH AND ENDORSEMENT OF THE CHARTER FOR YOUTH AND DEMOCRACY
    11. Statements by: COR-2022-04574-02-01-PSP-TRA • Margaritis SCHINAS, Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life • Silja MARKKULA, President of the European Youth Forum • Lídia PEREIRA (PT/EPP), President of the Youth of the European People's Party (YEPP), Member of the European Parliament (tbc) • Alicia HOMS GINEL (ES/S&D), President of the Young European Socialists (YES), Member of the European Parliament (tbc) • Dan-Aria SUCURI, President of the European Liberal Youth (LYMEC) • Alexios KARAMANOLAS, Acting President of the European Young Conservatives (EYC) • Valentina SERVERA CLAVELL, President of the European Free Alliance Youth (EFAy) • Benedetta SCUDERI, Co-Spokesperson of the Federation of Young European Greens (FYEG) • Natalia SHEVCHUK, Chairperson of the National Youth Council of Ukraine, Representative from the Voices of the Youth from Ukraine (tbc) • Hafsa EL-BAZIOUI, Deputy Mayor of Ghent in charge of youth (tbc) • Beata STEPANIUK-KUŚMIERZAK, Deputy Mayor of Lublin in charge of youth (tbc) • Tanya HRISTOVA (BG/EPP), Chair of the SEDEC commission of the CoR • YEPs (tbc) Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions 12. The Future of Youth Policy in the EU Own-initiative COR-2022-02752-00-00-PAC-TRA – SEDEC-VII/030 Rapporteur: Tine RADINJA (SL/GREENS)
  • 10:35
    ADOPTION OF OPINIONS
    13. Enhancing cohesion policy support for regions with geographic and demographic handicaps Own-initiative COR-2022-02959-00-01-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/022 Rapporteur: Marie-Antoinette MAUPERTUIS (FR/EA) Statement by Younous OMARJEE (FR/GUE-NGL), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament 14. Small urban areas as key actors to manage a just transition Own-initiative COR-2022-00136-00-01-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/018 Rapporteur: Kieran MCCARTHY (IE/EA)
  • 11:25
    ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS
    15. Draft resolution on the European Commission Work Programme and the CoR political priorities for 2023 COR-2022-05222-00-00-PRES- TRA – RESOL-VII/025 16. Draft resolution on the European Year of Skills 2023 COR-2022-05216-00-00-PRES-TRA – RESOL-VII/026
  • 12:15
    DEBATE ON EU LOCAL MATTERS
    17. Statements by COR-2022-04574-03-00-PSP-TRA • The situation of Ceuta and Melilla by François DECOSTER (FR/Renew E.) • Support for Ukrainian small and medium-sized enterprises by Władysław ORTYL (PL/ECR) • Cohesion Policy in Rural Areas by Thibaut GUIGNARD (FR/EPP) Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 13:00
    BREAK
  • 14:30
    DEBATE ON THE ENERGY CRISIS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR EUROPEAN HOUSEHOLDS
    18. Statements by: COR-2022-04574-04-00-PSP-TRA • Marian JUREČKA (CZ/EPP), Deputy Prime Minister, Czech Republic • Lilyana PAVLOVA, Vice-President of the European Investment Bank • Cristian-Silviu BUȘOI (RO/EPP), Chair of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament • Mohamed RIDOUANI (BE/PES), Mayor of Leuven, Belgium • Rafał TRZASKOWSKI (PL/EPP), Chair of the ENVE commission of the CoR (tbc) Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 15:45
    ADOPTION OF AN OPINION
    19. A New Innovation Agenda for Europe Own-initiative COR-2022-04105-00-01-PAC-TRA – SEDEC-VII/032 Rapporteur: Markku MARKKULA (FI/EPP)
  • 16:20
    OTHER DOCUMENTS
    20. Election of Bureau members (COR-2022-04574-00-00-PSP-REF) (for decision) 21. New CoR members and alternates (COR-2022-04574-00-00-PSP-TRA) (for information) 22. Any other business 23. Date of the next meeting
  • 16:30
    END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

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