About: Commission work programme

Agrifood 07-10-2021

On EU Commission’s menu for agri in 2022: pesticides, carbon removal, packaging

The sustainable use of pesticides and a carbon removal certification scheme will be placed front and centre of the European Commission’s agricultural priorities next year, according to a leaked version of its 2022 work programme seen by EURACTIV.

LEAKED: Full list of delayed European Green Deal initiatives

The European Commission is reviewing its 2020 work programme in light of the coronavirus crisis. Although climate policies remain broadly on track, other initiatives under the European Green Deal are being delayed because they are considered “less essential”.
Economic governance 25-10-2017

Economy, finance take centre stage in Commission’s final legislative push

Initiatives to strengthen the financial markets and deepen the economic and monetary union will play a major role in the European Commission’s work programme for 2018, the final one before the legislative machine slows down in the run-up to European elections in 2019.
EU Priorities 2020 30-04-2015

Worries mount as European Parliament sits idle

EXCLUSIVE / The European Parliament's legislative vacuum is frustrating both national and European politicians. While MEPs are forced to vote on hollow resolutions, France has lodged a complaint with the President Martin Schulz. EURACTIV France reports
EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L), and Frans Timmermans, Commission First Vice-President, 22 Oct. 2014

Commission push against red tape scores points in Parliament

EU lawmakers have failed to agree on a stance against the European Commission's plans to scrap some environment policies, marking a victory for the executive's push for less regulation.