DG Environment European Commission

The European Commission is currently evaluating the 7th EAP ahead of its report to the European Parliament and Council. Environment Action Programmes have guided the development of EU Environment policy since the 1970s, and each programme has been duly assessed to see if the objectives have been met. The 7th Environment Action Programme (7th EAP)1 is an agreed framework for EU environmental policy-making to guide action up to and beyond 2020.

Daniel Calleja is the new Director General at DG Environment.  He replaced Karl Falkenberg on 1st September 2015.  Before that Mr Calleja worked for the European Commission departments DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs. And DG Enterprise and Industry as Director General and Deputy Director General respectively. In the past, he has successfully negotiated, on behalf of the EU, the EU-US Open Skies Agreement.