The last Plenary session of the 2015-2019 mandate of the Committee of the Regions takes place on 4-5 December in the Hemicycle of the European Parliament in Brussels. The Plenary session starts with a debate on the State of the Union from the perspective of regions and cities with David Maria Sassoli (S&D/IT), President of the European Parliament.
The 25-year anniversary ceremony of the CoR will gather former Presidents of the CoR, representatives of the other European institutions and the Presidents of six major European associations of regions and cities. The ceremony will take stock of past achievements and challenges and look forward to the future role of the CoR and local and regional authorities in European decision-making.
On 5 December, the Members will hold a debate with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission on the European Green Deal. Under the leadership of ENVE Chair Cor Lamers, the CoR will adopt a resolution on the Green Deal in partnership with local and regional authorities.
EPP-led opinion to be adopted:
Rail sector’s potential in delivering EU policy priorities by rapporteur Pascal Mangin (EPP/FR), Member of the Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine Regional Council
The Plenary Session will be preceded by meetings of the EPP-CoR Bureau and the EPP-CoR Group.
An updated agenda is available here:
137th Plenary Session of the European Committee of the Regions