The European Pillar of Social Rights must be delivered in partnership with local and regional authorities

​​​Regions and cities are ready to play their part in building a strong Social Europe which will ensure just transitions and recovery after the Covid-19 crisis. The Action Plan for the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights , which was presented today by the European Commission, sets three ambitious headline targets which should guide policy […]

The Court of Justice of the European Union maintained a high level of activity in 2020

Despite the unprecedented constraints linked to the pandemic situation, the Court of Justice of the European Union maintained a high level of activity in 2020. The Court of Justice of the European Union successfully managed to maintain a high level of activity in 2020, in a context marked by teleworking and restrictions on movements which […]

How to keep Europeans healthy and safe in a changing climate?

European countries are facing increasing threats from climate change, including extreme weather events and infectious diseases. A new briefing by the Lancet Countdown and the European Environment Agency (EEA), published today on the European Climate and Health Observatory, draws attention to health impacts of climate change in the European Union (EU) and suggests key actions […]

EMA and Health Canada publish clinical data used to support their authorisations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Openness and transparency are key to building confidence in COVID-19 vaccines. Today, EMA and Health Canada collaboratively published the full clinical data reviewed as part of their authorisations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.