Over the last 12 months we have produced briefings on:
- The new European Commission (EC) and Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) negotiations. 2019 and 2020 have been important years of institutional changes, as the mandate of the European Institutions as well as the EU’s long term budget (MFF, 2014-2020) period came to an end, and new elections were held in May 2019.
- The Green New Deal. The Green New Deal is a major component of the political priorities for the new EC which sets out the overall strategy aimed at fostering environmental sustainability within a socially just transition. The policy team has drafted a number of briefings regarding the different actions of this important plan, including the Just Transition Fund, the European Climate Pact and the Farm to Fork Strategy.
- Strong Social Europe for a Just Transition. The Strong Social Europe for a Just Transition Communication outlines the overall proposals of the EC in social policies for upcoming years.
- Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan will set out important priorities and suggest future measures improve the prevention, detection, treatment, and management of cancer in the EU while reducing health inequalities between and within Member States. This plan is one of the top priorities in health of the new Commission. It is linked to the objectives of the Green New Deal.
- Europe fit for digital age. The EC has set ambitious objectives to achieve digital empowerment of the public and private sectors. The Europe fit for digital age proposals aim to support transformations powered by digital solutions. It also aims toboost the development of trustworthy technology that fosters an open, fair, and democratic society as well as a sustainable economy. Given the significant risks and obstacles of inequitable implementation including safety, access, effectiveness, and authority, EuroHealthNet is closely following its developments, with attention to strategies addressing artificial intelligence and data.
- The European Semester. The European Semester is the main economic and social policy coordination process at the EU level. Having an important impact on national reforms and European spending, EuroHealthNet has been analysing the different steps of this annual mechanism, while giving the opportunity to members to get directly involved in the process.