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Today, we present a pioneering proposal to bring Nature back in Europe!

The first ever Nature Restoration Law.

One that responds to the emergency we face.

To cover at least 20% of land and sea by 2030 and all ecosystems in need by 2050.

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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I had the pleasure to meet fishers coming from all corners of our Union for our social dialogue.

We talked about daily challenges, & their ideas to solve major issues such as & pollution to help the sector thrive.

As I confirmed during the meeting my door is always open.

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Batteries placed on the EU market should be sustainable & high-performing along their entire life cycle.

Modernising our legislation is the way to get there.

With our big initiative for sustainable batteries, we are shaping the future!

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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Achieving a meaningful multilateral @wto agreement for the protection of our oceans.

It includes a strong prohibition of subsidies for fishing with unprecedented transparency provisions.

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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One of the biggest threats we face as humanity is pollution.

We are working for a toxic-free environment in Europe with our & Strategies that will help ensure air, water & soils are safe.

An investment for our own health.

environment.ec.europa.eu/strat

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Transforming Europe’s economy!

We are making it circular & 🌍 friendly with actions so that sustainable products become the norm.

We intensify circularity in crucial sectors such as electronics, ICT, batteries, textiles, construction & tackle waste.

environment.ec.europa.eu/topic

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For our Oceans:

We are developing a leading, sustainable in Europe & working on all 🌍 multilateral fora to achieve a 30% protection of the high seas by 2030.

This is also the message we bring with us at in Montreal.

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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For our 🇪🇺 fishers:

Establishing 🇪🇺🇬🇧 relations after & a successful crisis management to respond to the Covid crisis, the current war of aggression by Russia & its subsequent energy crisis.

Standing & firmly continuously by the sector.

oceans-and-fisheries.ec.europa

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Forests are our allies to fight the planetary crisis.

We proposed the 1st ever legal proposal 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗹𝗱 to fight 🌎 deforestation & ensure deforestation free supply chains!

Aiming to deliver this piece of legislation still this year.

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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We have laid out 3 key Strategies to ensure we protect & restore our ecosystems:

For transform at least 30% of lands & seas into protected areas

Concrete actions for & to be healthy & thriving

environment.ec.europa.eu/strat

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Marking year 3 in office today!

𝗧𝗼𝗽 𝗺𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀🧵

Proposing the 1st ever Nature Restoration Law.

To restore nature on 20% of 🇪🇺 land & sea by 2030 & all ecosystems in need of restoration by 2050.

A pioneering proposal for healthy people & Nature

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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Biodegradable, bio-based & compostable plastics can be 🌍 friendly if they match what science tells us.

The right labelling will help us know exactly what we buy.

Now the choice is truly in our hands!

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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Today’s proposal for new, impactful rules to tackle waste from packaging in Europe:

1) reduce packaging waste by 15% by 2040
2) boost its efficient reuse
3) make it all recyclable by 2030
4) reduce the need of fossil resources by using recycled plastics

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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Our choices, our 🌍 future!

Packaging is one of the main users of raw materials: 40% plastic & 50% paper is used for something we barely look at & throw away so easily!

Today’s 🇪🇺 proposals help us put an end to this.

ec.europa.eu/commission/pressc

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📲 Placing online order
✅ Parcel delivered
📦 Ending up with big carton boxes & plastic wraps

Sounds familiar?

Let’s change this!

New rules to end wasteful packaging & clarify which plastics are truly 🌍 friendly

⌚️+/- 14:15 with @TimmermansEU

audiovisual.ec.europa.eu/en/eb

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Acknowledging the importance of civil society’s work to preserve Vietnam’s Nature.

Pleased to hear their views & share our proposals for joint steps forward to advance our work for the protection of biodiversity & marine ecosystems & push for circular economic models.

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So great to see the green transition happening in Vietnam!

Inaugurated Vietnam’s 1st ever Green Economy Forum - biggest green business Forum in SE Asia.

Exciting that ♻️ & clean energy solutions take over Asian markets.

The spirit is unstoppable!

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Our food security, fighting illegal, unreported & unregulated fishing, a sustainable blue economy & healthy forests are all extremely important.

Glad to see my colleague Mr Le Minh, Minister for Agriculture 🇻🇳 agreeing with those priorities & intensifying 🇪🇺🇻🇳 cooperation.

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Vietnam 🇻🇳 is our strong environmental partner.

With its Minister responsible for the Environment, Mr Hong Ha, we will be working very closely for and to get a 🌍 agreement to end plastic pollution.

Very glad to witness such progress firsthand!

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Our partnership with Vietnam 🇻🇳 has been picking up!

I am delighted to meet Prime Minister, Mr Pham Minh Chinh, to discuss about our enhanced cooperation to tackle the triple 🌏 crisis: biodiversity loss, climate change, & pollution.

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Moldova 🇲🇩 & the EU 🇪🇺 are destined for the future!

And Moldova is ready to accelerate its green transition.

We will be supporting each step of the way with @LIFEprogramme & any other possible means.

A friendship that keeps growing in the greatest possible way.

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