148th CoR Plenary Session  

26/01/2022 - 27/01/2022 Remote meeting Agriculture; Rural development; Territorial cohesion; Green Deal; Future of Europe
The Members of the European Committee of the Regions held a remote meeting for the 148th Plenary Session on 26-27 January 2022.
 

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The session included debates on:​

  • A long-term vision for rural areas with Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission, Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKI, Commissioner for Agriculture and Isabel CARVALHAIS, Member of the European Parliament;
  • High level debate on Cohesion implementation with Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms and Lilyana PAVLOVA, Vice-President of the EIB;
  • EU Green Deal: sustainable smart mobility in our regions, cities and villages wit​h Adina VĂLEAN, Commissioner for Transport;
  • Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Award – Ceremony Award​ with Vera JOUROVÁ, Vice-President of the European Commission, Magdalena ADAMOWICZ, Member of European Parliament, Henriette REKER, Mayor of Cologne, Aleksandra DULKIEWICZ, Mayor of Gdansk and Christopher GRIBBLE, International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN), Chair of board
  • ​​Debate with the members of the COFE Plenary Working Group on European Democracy ​

Agenda

Wednesday 26/01/2022

  • 14:30
    FORMAL OPENING OF THE SESSION
    1. Adoption of the agenda (COR-2021-06050-00-01-CONVPOJ-TRA) 2. Approval of the minutes of the 147th plenary session, held on 1-2 December 2021 COR-2021-04683-00-00-PV-TRA – COR-2021-04683-00-00-PV-REF COR-2021-04683-01-00-PV-REF – COR-2021-04683-02-00-PV-REF COR-2021-04683-03-00-PV-REF – COR-2021-04683-04-00-PV-REF COR-2021-04683-05-00-PV-REF – COR-2021-04683-06-00-PV-REF 3. Statement by the president
  • 14:30
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    4. Opinion on EU strategic framework on health and safety at work 2021-2027 own-initiative COR-2021-05555-00-00-PAC-TRA – SEDEC-VII/024 Rapporteur: Sergio CACI (IT/EPP) 5. Local and regional authorities accelerating the implementation of the EU Pollinators Initiative own-initiative COR-2021-03508-00-00-PAC-TRA - ENVE-VII/020 Rapporteur: Frida NILSSON (SE/RENEW E.) Statement by Martin HOJSÍK, Member of The European Parliament
  • 15:00
    EU MATTERS FOR LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES
    6. Statements by CoR members COR-2021-06050-05-00-PSP-TRA • Regions depending on the tourism sector: need to diversify the economy in the aftermath of the sanitarian crisis and in the light of climate challenges by Isilda Gomes (PT/PES) • Strategic autonomy within the European union - local and regional perspectives by Wladyslaw Ortyl (PL/ECR) • Municipalities facing the challenge of reception of new migration flows in the Mediterranean area by Giuseppe Varacalli (IT/Renew E.) Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 16:00
    DEBATE ON A LONG-TERM VISION FOR RURAL AREAS
    7. Statements by: COR-2021-06050-02-00-PSP-TRA • Dubravka ŠUICA, Vice-President of the European Commission • Janusz WOJCIECHOWSKi, Commissioner for Agriculture • Isabel CARVALHAIS, Member of the European Parliament Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 17:30
    PRESENTATION OF 1 OPINION
    8. A long-term vision for the EU's rural areas own-initiative COR-2021-03533-00-00-PAC-TRA – NAT-VII/021 Rapporteur: Juan Manuel MORENO BONILLA (ES/EPP)
  • 17:40
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 3 OPINIONS
  • 18:30
    ADJOURNMENT

Thursday 27/01/2022

  • 09:00
    HIGH LEVEL DEBATE ON COHESION IMPLEMENTATION
    9. Statements by: COR-2021-06050-03-00-PSP-TRA • Elisa FERREIRA, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms • Lilyana PAVLOVA, Vice-President of the EIB Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 10:30
    DEBATE ON EU GREEN DEAL: SUSTAINABLE SMART MOBILITY IN OUR REGIONS, CITIES AND VILLAGES
    10. Statement by Adina VĂLEAN, Commissioner for Transport COR-2021-06050-04-00-PSP-TRA Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 11:30
    PRESENTATION OF AN OPINION
    11. Towards zero emission road transport: Deploying alternative fuels infrastructure and strengthening CO2 emission performance standards COR-2021-04913-00-02-PAC-TRA – COTER-VII/015 Rapporteur: Adrian Ovidiu TEBAN (RO/EPP)
  • 11:40
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 1 OPINION
  • 12:00
    MAYOR PAWEL ADAMOWICZ AWARD – AWARD CEREMONY
    12. Statements by: COR-2021-06050-06-00-PSP-TRA • Vera JOUROVÁ, Vice-President of the European Commission • Magdalena ADAMOWICZ, Member of European Parliament • Henriette REKER, Mayor of Cologne • Aleksandra DULKIEWICZ, Mayor of Gdansk • Christopher GRIBBLE, International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN), Chair of board
  • 13:00
    BREAK
  • 14:30
    DEBATE WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE COFE PLENARY WORKING GROUP ON EUROPEAN DEMOCRACY
    13. Statements by COFE Working Group on European Democracy members COR-2021-06050-07-01-PSP-TRA • Reinhold LOPATKA, Member of the National Council of Austria • Sandro GOZI, Member of the European Parliament • Arnoldas PRANCKEVIČIUS, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania • Wepke KINGMA, COFE Delegate for the Netherlands Debate with members of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 16:00
    PRESENTATION OF A RESOLUTION
    14. Draft resolution on the contribution of the local and regional authorities to the Conference on the Future of Europe COR-2021-06503-00-00-PRES-TRA – RESOL-VII/019
  • 16:10
    PRESENTATION OF OPINIONS
    15. Gender equality and climate change: towards mainstreaming the gender perspective in the European Green Deal EU action plan for organic farming own-initiative COR-2021-02509-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/018 Rapporteur: Kata TÜTTŐ (HU/PES) 16. EU Action Plan: Towards Zero Pollution for Air, Water and Soil own-initiative COR-2021-03178-00-00-PAC-TRA – ENVE-VII/019 Rapporteur: Marieke SCHOUTEN (NL/GREENS)
  • 16:30
    VOTING SLOT: ADOPTION OF 2 OPINIONS AND 1 RESOLUTION
  • 17:15
    OTHER DOCUMENTS
    17. Report on the impact of CoR opinions (COR-2021-05964-08-01-NB-TRA, COR-2021-05964-08-00-NB-REF) (for debate) 18. Election of Bureau members (COR-2021-06050-00-00-PSP-REF) (for decision) 19. New CoR members and alternates (COR-2021-06050-00-00-PSP-TRA) (for information) 20. Any other business 21. Date of the next meeting
  • 18:00
    END OF THE PLENARY SESSION

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