Coming up: EU recovery, vaccines, sustainable tourism
MEPs will debate the Covid-19 crisis and recovery with members of national pariaments, discuss vaccine production and vote on a strategy for tourism.
The health and research committees will look into ways to boost Covid-19 vaccine production and improve delivery with industry representatives on Thursday.
On Wednesday, the trade committee will discuss EU measures regarding transparency and authorisation of exports of Covid-19 vaccines.
Check out our timeline to find out how the EU is tackling the coronavirus pandemic in 2021.
Cooperation between parliaments
MEPs and their national counterparts from EU countries, candidate member states and observer countries will talk about the economic, budgetary and social challenges in recovering from the coronavirus pandemic on Monday.
Sustainable tourism and maritime transport
Tourism is one of sectors most affected by the pandemic. The transport and tourism committee will vote on a report on Wednesday calling for measures to support the sector during the crisis and make tourism more sustainable in the long-run.
On Thursday, the committee will vote on a report proposing measures to create more efficient and cleaner maritime transport.
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