Social partners in the EU sugar sector discuss unanswered questions surrounding the end of quotas

At their annual working group meeting between trade unions and employers in the EU sugar sector, the social partners exchanged on the prospects and risks expected to accompany the end of the quota system in 2017. During the meeting, which was sponsored by the European Commission, it was highlighted that the reform of the sugar sector must be seen in the broader context not only of Common Agricultural Policy reform [...]

CEFS welcomes the EU Parliament’s ITRE Committee vote on the revision of the EU ETS. CEFS welcomes the results of today’s vote on the report of rapporteur Federley as the opinion for the revision of the EU ETS Directive[1]. The vote was supported by a significant majority of 45 MEPs which shows full support for the proposal. In particular, CEFS fully supports  the ITRE Committee’s adoption of  the Commission’s in/out approach [...]