The week ahead 30th November – 4th December 2015

30th November – 4th December 2015. Circular economy. Terrorism, Europol and PNR.

Circular economy

The European Commission is due to publish its long-awaited package of legislation to create a circular economy that is less resource intensive. The proposals will be presented to the plenary of the parliament. ECR shadow rapporteur on the proposals Mark Demesmaeker MEP believes that with the right legislation in place Europe can build a more competitive economy that is also more sustainable for the environment.

Press officer to contact: Yannick Vanderveeren on: +32 473 80 64 46

Circular economy presentation: Wednesday afternoon
Vote on radicalisation report: Wednesday lunchtime

Terrorism, Europol and PNR

The civil liberties committee will vote on an agreement reached between MEPs and EU governments to boost EUROPOL’s ability to tackle terrorist threats. The committee will also hear a report back from Passenger Name Records (PNR) rapporteur Timothy Kirkhope, and it will meet with the EU’s Counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove to discuss the ongoing threat.

Press officer to contact: James Holtum on +32 473 861762

Europol vote: Monday
PNR report back – Monday
Counter-terrorism coordinator: Tuesday

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