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January Update: Transport

5 January 2018

A new year means a new country at the helm of the Council of the EU, with Bulgaria taking over the Presidency for its very first six-month term.

Click here to read DeHavilland EU's special briefing on the Bulgarian Presidency, featuring everything you need to know about the incoming leaders and their policy programme.

Here, Darius Mikulėnas, DeHavilland EU's Policy Analyst for Transport, gives you the lowdown on what to watch out for this January.

What's on the agenda this month

by Darius Mikulėnas, EU Policy Analyst

This month, MEPs on the TRAN Committee are set to adopt their position on a new legislation to monitor and report CO2 emissions from new heavy-duty vehicles placed on the market.
Meanwhile, further discussions will be held in the European Parliament on the revision of the Eurovignette Directive and on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems.
In the aviation sector, MEPs on the TRAN Committee will continue discussions on their position on measures to address unfair practices in air transport.

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Darius Mikulenas, Transport Policy Executive
Darius Mikulenas
Transport Policy Executive

Darius Mikulenas leads on the Transport, Security and Defence portfolio for the DeHavilland EU team. Darius has experience working with an industry association representing the Waste-to-Energy sector in Brussels.