151st CoR Plenary Session  

10/10/2022 - 12/10/2022 Hemicycle (European Parliament) and Charlemagne Building – GASP room (European Commission) Future of Europe; Green Deal; Environment policy; Cohesion policy reform
The Members of the European Committee of the Regions helb a meeting for the 151st Plenary Session on 10-12 October 2022.
 

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The main highlights of ​the Plenary session were​:
  • Opening of the 20th European Week of Regions and Cities with
    • Vasco ALVES CORDEIRO, President of the European Committee of the Regions
    • Roberta METSOLA, President of the European Parliament
    • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
    • Apostolos TZITZIKOSTAS, First Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions
    • Younous OMARJEE (THELEFT/FR), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament
    • Emil BOC, Chair of the commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and the ad-hoc commission on EU Budget of the European Committee of the Regions
  • Debate on the EU Annual Report on the State of Regions and Cities in the European Union ​with Vasco ALVES CORDEIRO, President of the European Committee of the Region
  • Debate on the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) with
    • Bas EICKHOUT (Greens-AFE/NL), Vice-chair of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament
    • Sharon DIJKSMA, Mayor of Utrecht
    • Mohamed SEFIANI, Mayor of Chefchaouen and member of ICLEI’s Global Executive Committee
    • Young Elected Politicians (YEPs)
  • Debate on the new Cohesion Alliance for new challenges with:
    • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
    • Younous OMARJEE (THELEFT/FR), Chair of the committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament
    • Emil BOC, Chair of the commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and the ad-hoc commission on EU Budget of the European Committee of the Regions
    • Dario NARDELLA, President of Eurocities
    • Jean-Claude MARCOURT, President of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE)
    • Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ, President of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR)
    • Jean-Luc VANRAES, Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions (AER)
    • Karine GLOANEC-MAURIN, Representative of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
    • Cees LOGGEN, President of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
  • Debate on the Future of Europe ​with Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography ​

Agenda

Monday 10/10/2022

  • 14:30
    Adoption of the agenda
    1. Adoption of the agenda (COR-2022-03619-00-02-CONVPOJ-TRA)
  • 14:30
    Opening of the #EURegions​​Week
    2. Statements by: • Vasco ALVES CORDEIRO, President of the European Committee of the Regions • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms • Roberta METSOLA, President of the European Parliament • Apostolos TZITZIKOSTAS, First Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions • Younous OMARJEE (THELEFT/FR), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament • Emil BOC, Chair of the commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and the ad-hoc commission on EU Budget of the European Committee of the Regions Debate with the audience
  • 16:00
    ADJOURNMENT

Tuesday 11/10/2022

  • 15:00
    Opening session
    3. Approval of the minutes of the 150th plenary session, held on 29 and 30 June 2022 COR-2022-02423-00-00-PV-TRA – COR-2022-02423-00-00-PV-REF COR-2022-02423-01-00-PV-REF – COR-2022-02423-02-00-PV-REF COR-2022-02423-03-00-PV-REF – COR-2022-02423-04-01-PV-REF COR-2022-02423-05-00-PV-REF 4. Statement by the President
  • 15:05
    DEBATE ON THE STATE OF REGIONS AND CITIES
    5. Statement by Vasco ALVES CORDEIRO, President of the European Committee of the Regions Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 16:30
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    6. Protecting Industrial and Craft Geographical Indications in the European Union (revised) Optional COR-2022-02982-00-01-PAC-TRA – ECON-VII/025 Rapporteur: Martine PINVILLE (FR/PES) Statement by Marion WALSMANN (EPP/DE), Member of the European Parliament 7. Towards a macro-regional strategy in the Mediterranean Own-initiative COR-2022-02167-00-00-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/013 Rapporteur: Nikola DOBROSLAVIĆ (HR/EPP)
  • 17:00
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 2 OPINIONS
  • 17:30
    SUMMER CAMPS FOR UKRAINIAN CHILDREN
    8. Examples from CoR Members
  • 17:35
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    9. The role of EU cities and regions in rebuilding Ukraine Council presidency referral COR-2022-04172-00-00-PAC-TRA - CIVEX-VII/018 Rapporteur-general: Dario NARDELLA (IT/PES) 10. Guidelines for the development of the trans-European transport network (TEN-T) Mandatory COR-2022-01228-00-00-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/019 Rapporteur: Isabelle BOUDINEAU (FR/PES) 11. The New EU Urban Mobility Framework Own-initiative COR-2022-00952-00-00-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/020 Rapporteur: Linda GAASCH (LU/GREENS)
  • 18:05
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 3 OPINIONS
  • 19:00
    ADJOURNMENT

Wednesday 12/10/2022

  • 09:00
    DEBATE ON THE 27TH UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE (COP27)
    12. Statements by: COR-2022-03619-01-01-PSP-TRA • Bas EICKHOUT (Greens-AFE/NL), Vice-chair of the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament • Sharon DIJKSMA, Mayor of Utrecht • Mohamed SEFIANI, Mayor of Chefchaouen and member of ICLEI’s Global Executive Committee • and Young Elected Politicians (YEPs)
  • 10:00
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    13. The CoR's role in boosting subnational climate diplomacy ahead of COP27 and COP28 Own-initiative COR-2022-02284-00-00-PAC-TRA – CIVEX-VII/016 Rapporteur: Olgierd GEBLEWICZ (PL/EPP) 14. Towards a structural inclusion of Cities and Regions in UNFCCC COP27 Outlook COR-2022-02246-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/031 Rapporteur: Alison GILLILAND (IE/PES) 15. Energy package on gas, hydrogen and methane emissions Mandatory COR-2022-01522-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/029 Rapporteur: Jakub Piotr CHEŁSTOWSKI (PL/ECR)
  • 10:30
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 3 OPINIONS
  • 11:15
    PRESENTATION OF 3 OPINIONS
    16. Just and sustainable transition in the context of the coal and energy intensive regions Council presidency referral COR-2022-04074-00-02-PAC-TRA – COTER -VII/024 Rapporteur-general: Sari RAUTIO (FI/EPP) 17. Digital Cohesion Own-initiative COR-2022-00195-00-00-PAC-TRA – ECON-VII/021 Rapporteur: Gaetano ARMAO (IT/EPP) Statement by Pascal ARIMONT (EPP/BE), Member of the European Parliament (tbc) 18. European Chips Act to strengthen the European semiconductor ecosystem Optional COR-2022-01960-00-01-PAC-TRA – ECON-VII/023 Rapporteur: Thomas Gottfried SCHMIDT (DE/EPP) Statement by Dan NICA (S&D/RO), Member of the European Parliament (tbc)
  • 12:00
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 3 OPINIONS
  • 13:00
    BREAK
  • 14:30
    DEBATE ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPE
    19. Statement by Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission for Democracy and Demography COR-2022-03619-03-00-PSP-TRA Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 15:30
    PRESENTATION OF AN OPINION
    20. Revised Schengen Area Governance Own-initiative COR-2022-01129-00-02-PAC-TRA – CIVEX-VII/014 Rapporteur: Antje GROTHEER (DE/PES)
  • 15:50
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 1 OPINION
  • 16:05
    PRESENTATION OF AN OPINION
    21. 8th report on economic, social and territorial cohesion Council presidency referral COR-2022-00729-00-00-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/016 Rapporteur: Nathalie SARRABEZOLLES (FR/PES) Statement by Younous OMARJEE (THELEFT/FR), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament
  • 16:30
    DEBATE ON A NEW COHESION ALLIANCE FOR NEW CHALLENGES
    22. Statements by: COR-2022-03619-04-00-PSP-TRA • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms • Younous OMARJEE (THELEFT/FR), Chair of the Committee on Regional Development of the European Parliament • Emil BOC, Chair of the commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and the ad-hoc commission on EU Budget of the European Committee of the Regions • Dario NARDELLA, President of Eurocities • Jean-Claude MARCOURT, President of the Conference of European Regional Legislative Assemblies (CALRE) • Karl-Heinz LAMBERTZ, President of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) • Jean-Luc VANRAES, Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) • Karine GLOANEC-MAURIN, Representative of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) • Cees LOGGEN, President of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
  • 17:30
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    23. Revision of the Industrial Emissions Directive Mandatory COR-2022-02951-00-01-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/032 Rapporteur-general: Jean-Noël VERFAILLIE (FR/RE)   24. Pathways to School Success Own-initiative COR-2022-03901-00-00-PAC-TRA – SEDEC VII/031 Rapporteur-general: Inga BĒRZIŅA (LV/Renew E.)
  • 17:50
    PRESENTATION OF A RESOLUTION
    25. Draft resolution on the State of Regions and Cities in the European Union COR-2022-04332-00-00-PRES-TRA – RESOL-VII/024
  • 18:05
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 3 OPINIONS AND 1 URGENT RESOLUTION
  • 19:05
    OTHER DOCUMENTS
    26. Election of Bureau members (COR-2022-03619-00-00-PSP-REF) (for decision) 27. New CoR members and alternates (COR-2022-03619-00-00-PSP-TRA) (for information) 28. Any other business 29. Date of the next meeting
  • 19:15
    END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

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