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La volonté législative de la Commission pour le Green Deal va se trouver fortement impactée par le Covid 19. Pour certains, le redémarrage économique de l’UE est une chance pour atteindre les objectifs de neutralité carbone et d’une économie circulaire. Pour d’autres, ces objectifs doivent s’effacer devant l’urgence. Cette Comitology Newsletter spécial « Green Deal… » read more

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The European Commission’s legislative ambition for the Green Deal will be profoundly impacted by Covid-19. For some, re-starting the EU economy is an opportunity to achieve the goal of carbon neutrality and a genuine circular economy. For others, these goals should take a back seat during recovery from the crisis. This special “Green Deal” Comitology… » read more

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The Covid-19 crisis has demonstrated the need for the EU to maintain control over its strategic production sectors. This includes seeds. However, on 7 April, the Commission – on the initiative of DG SANTE – published a “equivalence” proposal allowing seeds produced in Ukraine to be sold on the European market at a dumped price,… » read more

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La crise du COVID 19 a démontré la nécessité de garder sous contrôle de l’UE les productions stratégiques. Les semences en font partie. Mais voici que la Commission – à l’initiative de la DG SANTE – publie le 7 avril une proposition dite d’équivalence permettant aux semences de maïs produites en Ukraine d’être vendues sur… » read more

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Author: Daniel Peyraube (CEPM President)   If there is one sector that should be convinced of the importance of the European project, it is agriculture. Thanks to the CAP, agriculture is the only ‘integrated’ policy of the Union. The current context of great uncertainty (Brexit, questions of identity, budget) and multiple fears (terrorism, immigration, climate… » read more

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Auteur: Daniel PEYRAUBE (Président CEPM)   S’il est un milieu qui doit être convaincu de l’importance du projet européen, c’est bien l’agriculture qui constitue via la PAC la seule politique intégrée de l’Union. Le contexte particulièrement incertain (Brexit, montée des questions identitaires, budget, …) et les peurs multiples (terrorisme, immigration, changement climatique, …) n’y changent… » read more

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It does not happen so often that an editorialist begins his piece by requesting readers, first of all, to read the articles on the following pages. Such is the case here! The articles published on pages 2 and 3 of this Newsletter are very illuminating in exposing the bureaucratic impasse the EU finds itself in.… » read more

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Author: Vicky Marissen A task force of ‘common sense’ On 10 July, the report of the Task Force on Subsidiarity, Proportionality and ‘Doing Less More Efficiently’ was published. Set up at the end of 2017, the taskforce’s objective was to make recommendations on how better to apply the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality, identify policy… » read more

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There is a kind of inevitability when the Commission uses its right of legislative and regulatory initiative. The more the process is framed by impact assessments, consultations and scientific opinions, the more the EU moves towards a subjective approach to law and regulation. Today, it is clichés, conventional wisdom and public opinion that rules in… » read more

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Questions naïves sur un dossier où chaque acteur semble jouer à front renversé Lobbyiste affirmé, professeur au Collège d’Europe, auteur, bloggeur, il n’est pas un jour sans qu’un journaliste ou un étudiant ne m’interroge pour un éclairage sur un article ou une contribution à un mémoire. J’y ai toujours répondu positivement sauf pour le tabac.… » read more

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