Enlargement of the European Environment Agency
On 14 February, the Council formally adopted negotiating directives concerning the participation of applicant countries in the European Environment Agency. Negotiations between the European Commission and the applicant countries are planned to start next month.
Participation of the applicant countries in the European Environment Agency is an important part of the enlargement process, helping to pave the way for full membership of the European Union.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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