Ympäristö, kansanterveys ja elintarvikkeiden turvallisuus

glass globe in hand

“Climate change is a reality. It is coming. It will be big and dramatic and we can only try to limit it,” said Manfred Weber, Chairman of...

glass globe in hand

President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on fighting climate change has been met with regret by the EPP Group in the...

Climate change

"Whatever his decision, the Paris Agreement will survive Donald Trump because the rest of the world will continue and stick to its commitment....


The European Parliament today adopted the ‘waste review package’ which consists of four Reports: the Waste Framework Directive, the...



Ympäristön, kansanterveyden ja elintarvikkeiden turvallisuuden valiokunnan toimivaltaan kuuluvat kestävä kehitys, ympäristöpolitiikka ja ympäristönsuojelutoimet, erityisesti ilman, maaperän ja vesien pilaantuminen, jätehuolto ja kierrätys, vaaralliset aineet ja valmisteet, melurajat, ilmastonmuutos ja biologisen monimuotoisuuden suojelu. Lisäksi sen vastuualueena ovat kansanterveys (erityisesti kansanterveyden alan ohjelmat ja erityistoimet) sekä lääketuotteet ja kosmetiikka. Valiokunnassa tarkastellaan myös elintarvikkeiden turvallisuutta koskevia tekijöitä, joihin kuuluvat erityisesti elintarvikkeiden merkinnät ja turvallisuus, ihmisten terveyden suojelua koskeva eläinlääkintälainsäädäntö sekä elintarvikkeiden ja niiden tuotannon kansanterveydellinen valvonta.


Medical touchscreen
15.6.2016 - 16:48

Safer medical devices for patients

Stronger regulations to strengthen patient safety and medical industry surveillance in Europe. The European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety has today...
Doctor holding out stethescope with focus on object
25.5.2016 - 22:26

Medical Devices law strengthened

Negotiations on the better regulation of Medical Devices and Medical Diagnostics (IVD) in the EU successfully concluded on Wednesday evening, according to EPP Group lead negotiators, Dr...
Milk pot farmer hand cow in meadow
12.5.2016 - 12:50

Labelling of foodstuffs: No to protectionism

The European Parliament called for mandatory country-of-origin labelling for milk and "lightly-processed" milk and meat products today. The EPP Group is against such unrealistic and...
Flowers and car
4.5.2016 - 18:45

EPP Group priorities for ETS reform

The EPP Group is united and ready to play its role in negotiations on the reform of the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). It therefore adopted its priorities for ETS reform today and has...
Lawn mower in the middle of a meadow
26.4.2016 - 15:47

Tighter emission regulation for non-road mobile machinery

The European Parliament's Environment Committee today almost unanimously approved the final agreement reached with the Council on the proposal for a Regulation on requirements relating to...
Combines harvesting wheat
13.4.2016 - 16:35

Use of glyphosate: limited renewal under strict conditions

European Parliament in favour of compromise on glyphosate as proposed by the EPP Group A clear majority of the European Parliament today voted in favour of a compromise on the controversial plant...


Menneet tapahtumat

18.10.2017 - 16:00

European Commission report on alcohol labelling: one-size-fits-all?

Medical Progress
7.6.2017 - 15:00

Medical Progress: from therapy to human enhancement

Emissions Trading System
4.5.2016 - 14:30

The Emissions Trading System - ETS

For further info: epp-itre@europarl.europa.eu
The future of GMOs in Europe
18.11.2015 - 15:00

The future of GMOs in Europe

To register, contact EPP-GMO-Hearing@ep.europa.eu
Integrated EU policy approach for pharmaceutical sector
30.9.2015 - 14:30

The future of medicine

A strong EU pharmaceutical sector is essential to ensure Europe’s disease prevention capabilities, preparedness and assure our health '...


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