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The study started in May 2015 and is expected to finish in March 2016. The table below gives an indicative timeline for the coming tasks. The timeline is subject to change and may be updated during the course of the study.




May 2015

Launch of study

July 2015

Launch of website

September 2015

Interim report

20 November 2015

Stakeholder meeting

December 2015 Draft Assessment Document

February 2016

Final report


Those who have registered through this website will be informed of website updates, meetings and availability of documents.

Any stakeholder meeting is subject to confirmation of room availability at the European Commission. Please do not make your travel arrangement before receiving the final agenda about 4 weeks prior to the meeting.


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