The ENVE Commission meeting will discuss and approve the draft ENVE Commission Work programme for 2018.
It will moreover, decide on an external meeting and conference, an external seminar and a study visit which will be held in 2018.
A discussion on the follow-up of the COP 23 will figure highly on the agenda, and representatives from the other institutions will participate.
High level speakers will include the ICLEI Secretray-General, Mr Gino van Begin.
Jointly with ICLEI, the Transformative Action Award Ceremony will take place during the meeting, including a statement by Mr Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the CoR
and by Mr Iñaki Arriola López, Minister for Environment, Territorial Planning and Housing of the Basque Government.
Moreover, a discussion and adoption of the opinion on 'Promoting coexistence with conflict species within the framework of the EU Nature Directives', rapporteur Mr Csaba BORBOLY (RO/EPP) has been included in the agenda.
As a follow-up to the three opinions adopted on the Energy Union package during the CoR Plenary Session in July, the agenda contains an item on funding provided by the EIB for local and regional projects:
EIB support for energy efficiency investments and preparation of the Smart finance for smart buildings initiative by Mr Reinhard Six, Energy efficiency and Small scale energy projects Unit of the EIB.
You can find Mr Reinhard Six 's presentation about "EIB’s technical and financial support for project development" here