On 19 September 2019, the ENVE commission holds its 25th meeting in Brussels.
On this occasion, ENVE will hold a debate with Karmenu VELLA, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries on the last mandates' achievements, the 8EAP, Technical Platform, Green Cities Accords, water and future of nature policy.
During the morning session, ENVE will adopt the following opinion: "Covenant of Mayors post 2020" drafted by rapporteur Benedetta BRIGHENTI (IT/PES), Member of Castelnuovo Rangone Municipal Council.
Moreover, ENVE will also have an exploratory debate for the following opinion: "Smart cities: new challenges for a just transition toward climate neutrality: how to implement the SDGs in real life?" drafted by rapporteur Andries GRYFFROY (BE/EA), Member of the Flemish Parliament.
During the afternoon session, ENVE will hold an exchange of views of the following opinion: "Towards sustainable neighbourhoods and small communities - Environment policy below municipal level" drafted by rapporteur Gaetano ARMAO (IT/EPP), Vice-President and Regional Minister for Economy of the Region of Sicily.