150th CoR Plenary Session  

29/06/2022 : 15:00 (CET) - 30/06/2022 : 18:30 (CET) Charlemagne Building – GASP room (Brussels) Ukraine; Public administration; Territorial cohesion; Entrepreneurship
The Members of the European Committee of the Regions held a meeting for the 150th Plenary Session on 29-30 June 2022.
 

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The main highlights on the Plenary session were​:

  • ​Elections of the president, ​first vice-p​resident, vice-presidents and other Bureau members
  • ​Presentation of the priorities of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union by Ivan Bartoš, Deputy Prime Minister for Digitalisation and Minister of Regional Development of the Czech Republic
  • Debate on the Automotive Regions Alliance​​​ with Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
  • European Entrepreneurial Region​ ​​Award Ceremony
  • Launch of the European Alliance of Cities and Regions for the Reconstruction of Ukraine​ with statements by Oleksiy Chernyshov, Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine, Vitali Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv, President of the Association of Ukrainian Cities, Oleksandr Markushi​n, Mayor of Irpin and Representatives of CEMR, Eurocities, AER, AEBR, CPMR and CALRE​

Agenda

Wednesday 29/06/2022

  • 15:00
    OPENING OF THE SESSION
    1. Adoption of the agenda COR-2022-02423-00-05-CONVPOJ-TRA 2. Approval of the minutes of the 149th plenary session, held on 27 and 28 April 2022 COR-2022-00374-00-00-PV-TRA, COR-2022-00374-00-00-PV-REF COR-2022-00374-01-00-PV-REF, COR-2022-00374-02-00-PV-REF COR-2022-00374-03-01-PV-REF 3. End-of-term speech by the outgoing CoR President 4. Adoption of the electoral rules COR-2022-02423-01-01-PSP-TRA (for decision) 5. Election of the President of the European Committee of the Regions COR-2022-02423-00-00-PSP-REF 6. Election of the first vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions COR-2022-02423-01-00-PSP-REF 7. Speech by the newly-elected CoR President 8. Election of the vice-Presidents and the other Bureau members COR-2022-02423-02-00-PSP-REF 9. Adoption of the list of names of political group chairs as members of the Bureau COR-2022-02423-03-00-PSP-REF
  • 16:00
    PRESENTATION OF A RESOLUTION
    10. Resolution on the European Committee of the Regions' proposals regarding the European Commission Work Programme for 2023 COR-2022-02657-00-00-PRES-TRA – RESOL-VII/022  
  • 16:15
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    11. The new EU Arctic strategy Own-initiative COR-2021-06509-00-01-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/017 Rapporteur: Mirja Vehkaperä (FI/RENEW E.) Statement by Anna Fotyga (PL/ECR), Rapporteur on The Arctic: opportunities, concerns and security challenges, Member of the European Parliament 12. Improving working conditions in platform work COR-2022-00155-00-02-PAC-TRA – SEDEC-VII/028 Rapporteur: Yonnec Polet (BE/PES) Statement by Elisabetta Gualmini (IT/S&D), Rapporteur on Improving working conditions of persons working through digital labour platforms, Member of the European Parliament 13. EU Strategy on Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life (2021-2030) Own-initiative COR-2022-00247-00-02-PAC-TRA – SEDEC-VII/027 Rapporteur: János Ádám Karácsony (HU/ECR) Statement by Katharina von Schnurbein, Coordinator on combating antisemitism of the European Commission 14. Enlargement Package 2021 Own-initiative COR-2022-00109-00-00-PAC-TRA – CIVEX-VII/012 Rapporteur: Anna Magyar (HU/ECR)
  • 17:45
    PRESENTATION OF AN URGENT RESOLUTION
    15. Resolution on the results of the Conference on the Future of Europe and its follow-up COR-2022-02627-00-02-PRES-TRA – RESOL-VII/023 Statement by Guy Verhofstadt (BE/RENEW E.), Co-chair of the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe, Member of the European Parliament COR-2022-02423-02-00-PSP-TRA COR-2022-02423-04-00-PSP-REF Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 18:45
    VOTING SLOT ON 1 RESOLUTION AND 4 OPINIONS
  • 20:00
    ADJOURNMENT

Thursday 30/06/2022

  • 09:00
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    16. Revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) COR-2022-00417-00-01-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/026 Rapporteur: André Viola (FR/PES) Statement by Ciarán Cuffe (IE/THE GREENS), Rapporteur on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in the Industry, Research & Energy (ITRE) committee, Member of the European Parliament 17. Ecological transition - What balance between social acceptability and environmental imperatives from the point of view of cities and regions with a view to building resilient communities? Council presidency referral COR-2022-00104-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/027 Rapporteur: Hanna Zdanowska (PL/EPP) 18. The implementation of green budgets at local and regional levels Council presidency referral COR-2022-00105-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/028 Rapporteur: Vincent Chauvet (FR/RENEW E.) 19. EU Data Act Optional COR-2022-01959-00-00-PAC-TRA – ECON-VII/024 Rapporteur: Anne Karjalainen (FI/PES)
  • 10:20
    DEBATE ON EU LOCAL MATTERS
    20. Statements by: COR-2022-02423-03-00-PSP-TRA • Just Transition Funding: Implementation Challenges by Anne Rudisuhli (FR/RENEW E.) • The Ukrainian war: hosting refugees and Cohesion funding implications by Zdeněk Hřib (CZ/GREENS) • A place-based approach to the Green Transition by Eddy van Hijum (NL/EPP) Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 11:00
    PRESENTATION OF THE PRIORITIES OF THE CZECH PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION
    21. Statement by Ivan Bartoš, Deputy Prime Minister for Digitalisation and Minister of Regional Development of the Czech Republic COR-2022-02423-04-01-PSP-TRA
  • 12:00
    VOTING SLOT ON 4 OPINIONS
  • 13:00
    BREAK
  • 14:30
    PRESENTATION OF THE AMENDING BUDGET FOR 2023
    22. The CoR's 2023 Draft Budget: Amending letter (for decision – As adopted by Bureau members on 28 June 2022) COR-2022-02422-07-00-NB-TRA COR-2022-02422-07-00-NB-REF Statement by Roby Biwer, Vice-Chair of the Commission for Financial and Administrative Affairs Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 14:45
    VOTING SLOT ON 1 URGENT RESOLUTION AND THE AMENDING BUDGET 2023
  • 15:00
    DEBATE ON THE AUTOMOTIVE REGIONS ALLIANCE
    23. Statement by Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights COR-2022-02423-05-01-PSP-TRA Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 16:30
    EUROPEAN ENTREPRENEURIAL REGION AWARD CEREMONY
    24. Debate with the winners and the members of the European Committee of the Regions COR-2022-02423-06-00-PSP-TRA
  • 17:00
    LAUNCH OF THE EUROPEAN ALLIANCE OF CITIES AND REGIONS FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF UKRAINE
    25. Statements by: COR-2022-02423-07-00-PSP-TRA COR-2022-02423-07-00-PSP-REF • Oleksiy Chernyshov, Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine • Vitali Klitschko, Mayor of Kyiv, President of the Association of Ukrainian Cities • Oleksandr Markushin, Mayor of Irpin • Representatives of CEMR, Eurocities, AER, AEBR, CPMR and CALRE Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 18:15
    OTHER DOCUMENTS
    26. Appointment of rapporteurs-general (COR-2022-02423-08-00-PSP-TRA) (for decision) 27. New CoR members and alternates (COR-2022-02423-00-00-PSP-TRA) (for information) 28. Any other business 29. Date of the next meeting
  • 18:30
    END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

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