Priorities of the IMCO Committee with Anneleen Van Bossuyt MEP, Chair of the IMCO Committee

Anneleen Van Bossuyt MEP, Chair of the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO), will present the IMCO Committee's priorities, halfway through their mandate. The IMCO Committee is responsible for the coordination of national legislation in the sphere of internal market and for the protection of consumers' economic interests.

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Politics and Economics Collide: the threats and opportunities from Trump and Brexit

The global economy looks to be gaining increasing momentum with Europe and Asia now adding to what is already a positive growth story in the US. Consequently, central banks are increasingly thinking it is time to respond and unwind some of the unprecedented monetary stimulus, but there is uncertainty over how fast and how far they should go. Political risk also remains high. Referendums, elections, a potential US government shutdown and Brexit suggest nothing can be taken for granted. 

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The Priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency with Ambassador Dimiter Tzantchev

With the Bulgarian presidency approaching in January 2018, it is essential to gain early information on what to expect in terms of the presidencies strategic agenda and goals. Ambassador Dimiter Tzantchev is in the prime position to inform members on the priorities of the Bulgarian presidency in this EU Committee briefing.

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The role of science in evidence based EU policy making with Professor Rolf Heuer

The High Level Group of Scientific Advisors of the EC Scientific Advice Mechanism provides the Commission with high quality, timely and independent scientific advice on specific policy issues where such advice is critical to the development of Union policies or legislation.

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Priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency in Environment: Water Management, Chemicals, Climate Change and GMOs

During this Industrial Competitiveness Task Force briefing our three speakers from the Bulgarian Permanent Representation, Kalin Iliev, Counsellor, Head of Sector Environment and Waters; Dotchka Vassileva, First Secretary, Chemicals & Water management and Silvia Bakardzhieva, First Secretary, Climate change and GMO will discuss the priorities of their Presidency in environment, chemicals, water management, climate change and GMOs.

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A British Perspective on Health Priorities

At this lunch briefing Matthew Harpur, Health Attache, will lead us through the British perspective on Health priorities. He will take us through the changing perspective of the UK on eHealth, health technology assessments, the European reference network and IP innovation during the Brexit negotiations.

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EU Tax Law

Marcus Scheuren, Administrator at the Secretariat of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament will lead us through the latest development in EU Tax Policies and Initiatives, including the European Parliament's role in such files.

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Connect with the EP for Young Professionals

Fee: 350 euro (excl.VAT)The Brussels New Generation is planning a short visit of the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 - 26 January 2018, to develop a better understanding of how the Parliament works, how to work with MEPs and assistants and operate effectively as an interest representative.  


Overview of e-privacy regulation with Birgit Sippel MEP

Birgit Sippel has just been appointed rapporteur on the e-Privacy regulation, taking over from Marju Lauristin. At this event she will provide an overview of where the legislation now stands with the first draft being released in June 2017.She will also cover how she envisions the ePrivacy Regulation working in coordination with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is set to be implemented in May 2018.

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