EU Policy – Current Affairs

As part of the legislative process, proposed policies are discussed in both the European Parliament (EP) and the Council of the European Union. In the EP, this happens in committees which specialise in certain topics such as transport, energy and the environment. In the Council, this happens in configurations where certain ministers of all member states meet such as environmental ministers or ministers of energy.

In this section, you will find summaries of such meetings, the topics they discussed, the points of contention and the different positions of different political groups and member states.

On the 14th and 16th of March various important meetings took place for tackling key topics such as the Alternative Read more
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The current Russian aggression in Ukraine is significantly affecting EU Energy policies. Hydrogen holds potential for delinking EU gas demands Read more
Energy efficiency means being independent from Russia’s oil and gas, focusing on renewable energy sources and innovation at EU level. Read more
Energy taxation should take into account the mix of energy, energy poverty and monitoring, and the difference between the Member Read more
On March 17th, the Environmental Council met to discuss the extension of the ETS to road transport and buildings and Read more