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9.ICG-Branchentreffen Gas, Berlin, March 24-25, 2009

'Research Connection 2009': Prague, May 7-8, 2009


Future of Transport

Future of Transport: Commission stages conference in Brussels to discuss scenarios for the next 40 years

Policy makers and top managers of the most important transport operators, manufacturers and logistic companies will gather in Brussels on 9-10 March at a conference convened by Vice President Tajani to discuss the future challenges for the transport sector and kick off the preparation of the 2010 White Paper on the Future of Transport Policy.

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EIB Forum 2009

Forum on how to fund greener and more accessible cities

Investors and politicians will join forces at an international forum to discuss how to fund projects to make European cities greener and more accessible. The forum called Connecting Europe – Financing Mobility and Sustainable Cities will be hosted by the European Investment Bank on 12 and 13 March in Barcelona. As more people continue to move to cities, new solutions will need to be found to improve transport in urban areas while at the same time making them more environmentally friendly as part of the fight against climate change. However, at a time of economic crisis it can be hard to find funds for projects addressing these issues. The forum will bring together expertise from different areas to come up with strategies to overcome these obstacles.
Speakers at the forum include Transport Commissioner Antonio Tajani, as well as leading representatives from the European business and banking world, members of the Spanish and Catalan governments and prominent academics.






For a complete list of current public consultations please go to Consultations on Energy issues and Consultations on Transport issues

Public Consultations

In this section you will find the latest calls for submissions to public consultations in fields of energy and transport.

Topic of Consultation  


Proposal for new requirements on natural radiation sources in Basic Safety Standards Directive

Green Paper "TEN-T : A policy review – Towards a better integrated trans-European transport network at the service of the common transport policy"

Inter-TSO compensation mechanism and harmonisation of transmission tarification

Green Paper Towards a Secure, Sustainable and Competitive European Energy Network
















For a complete list of current calls for tenders please log on Tenders Electronic Daily

New Calls for Tenders



Time-limit for receipt of tenders

Framework contract to provide technical, legal and organisational support
for the implementation of the ITS action plan

Study on urban access restrictions 

Study on public transport smart cards

Framework contract for long-range energy modelling

Support activities for the development of practical measures to facilitate the implementation of the biofuels sustainability scheme

JO S 43-061954


JO S 33-047545

JO S 33-047544

JO S 21-029008

 JO S 11-013808









Please note that the announcement of technical reports and documents recently produced in specific energy and transport sectors can be found on the "What's New" pages of the corresponding chapters of Energy and Transport on the EUROPA website.

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