WHO European Programme of Work (EPW)
The WHO Europe Regional committee has adopted the WHO European Programme of Work (EPW) for the next five years. The EuroHealthNet office and Executive Board have begun negotiation with the WHO Europe Regional Office about a Memorandum of Understanding to support mutual activities. This briefing informed members about the EPW and what it can mean for them in the future.
What does the ‘European Health Union’ mean for health promoting agencies?
In Summer 2020, European Commission (EC) President von der Leyen announced an initiative for a new ‘European Health Union’ (EHU) in the State of the Union address in September. This briefing gave members an overview of the plans, how they could be affected, and opportunities to engage in the process.
A healthy EU budget for a healthy recovery? – Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a substantial revision of the initial proposal of the EU’s long-term budget, (the ‘Multi-Annual Financial Framework’ (MFF)) and the EU’s overall budget during 2020. This was reflected in the creation of the new and ambitious EU4Health Programme. EuroHealthNet published a public briefing on what the MFF means for health which was publicly available, but a preview was made available to Members in advance.
2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy unveils ties between European Semester and Recovery and Resilience Facility
We provided members with a briefing on the new Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF is at the core of the NextGenerationEU, the €750 billion recovery financial plan put in place by the European Commission to withstand the COVID-19 crisis and raise additional financing on the financial markets.