17th ENVE commission meeting
Venue: Brussels, Belgium
Date: 8 February 2018
The 17th meeting of the ENVE commission will feature an exchange of views on the opinion on the "Rules for the internal market in natural gas" by rapporteur Mr Mauro D'ATTIS (EPP/IT).
Another highlight of the meeting will be a round table discussion on "Growth, innovation and investment in Europe’s Regions: the opportunities of space". The round table will notably feature the participation of Michele Emiliano, President of Puglia Region (Italy) and President of the NEREUS network as well as representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission and other associations that are active in the space policy area.
Mr Petr Osvald, Chair of the COTER Commission of the European Committee of the Regions will present the European Groupings of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC).
In the afternoon, representatives from the Directorate-General for Environment of the European Commission will present the concept of the 2018 edition of the Green Week and local partner events.
The ENVE commission will also discuss its 2017 Annual Impact Report and will appoint a number of new rapporteurs on own-initiative opinions and newly published files by the European Commission.