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Elsi Katainen, Member of the European Parliament

As a member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism, Katainen has been working closely with matters that the European Union has had to solve during the Covid-19 crisis and the transition of the transportation sector to the requirements of Green Deal -program. MEP Katainen is a shadow rapporteur on the ongoing preparation of the EU battery regulation in the transport committee.

Katainen is also a vice-chair of the Committee of Agriculture and Rural Development and she also works as the vice-chair of the Delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee (D-RU) and as a substitute member of the Delegation for Relations with Canada. MEP Katainen has previously been a member of the Finnish parliament for 11 years.