Forward look: 18 – 31 July 2022

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Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 18 July 2022

EU agriculture ministers will meet in Brussels to discuss the recent Commission’s proposal on the regulation on the sustainable use of plant protection products and agree on a set of conclusions for the aquaculture sector. Ministers will also receive a presentation by the Czech presidency regarding its main priorities in the agriculture and fisheries sectors. They will additionally discuss the market situation in light of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the implementation of the new common agricultural policy (CAP), including the approval of national strategic plans. Finally, they will exchange views on the regulation on the making available of certain commodities and products associated with deforestation and forest degradation, as well as the transport of animals in the EU, the impact of recent drought in member states and sanitary and phytosanitary measures under the WTO.

Foreign Affairs Council, 18 July 2022

The Council will exchange views on the Russian aggression against Ukraine, relations between the EU and Latin America and the Caribbean, and digital diplomacy. It will also be informed about current affairs.

Extraordinary Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council (Energy), 26 July 2022

Energy ministers will hold an exchange of views on security of energy supply in the EU and further measures to be taken ahead of next winter. They will brief each other on the current security of supply situation in their respective member states and discuss a package of measures on security of supply, to be presented by the Commission on 20 July.

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