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Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/926-EESC-2020
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Apr 27, 2021 Apr 28, 2021

The Commission proposes a new pharmaceutical strategy for Europe. It is a patient-centred strategy that aims to ensure the quality and safety of medicines, while boosting the sector’s global competitiveness. The EU needs to make sure that patients have access to high-quality, effective and safe medicines. It will foster patient access to innovative and affordable medicines. It will support the competitiveness and innovative capacity of the EU’s pharmaceutical industry.

Tiedote: Pharmaceutical strategy

Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/931-EESC-2020-05898-00-00-AC-TRA
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Apr 27, 2021 Apr 28, 2021

e-CODEX (e-Justice Communication via On-line Data Exchange) was launched under the multiannual e-Justice action plan 2009-2013, mainly to promote the digitalisation of cross-border judicial proceedings and to facilitate the communication between Member States’ judicial authorities. The Commission is putting forward a proposal for a Regulation as the proposed legal instrument to establish the e-CODEX system at EU level, and is entrusting the eu-LISA Agency with the system’s operational management.

Tiedote: e-CODEX

Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/917-EESC-2020
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

The Single Window is defined as a facility which allows parties involved in trade and transport to lodge standardised information and documents with a single entry point to fulfill all import, export and transit-related regulatory requirements. The proposal establishing the European Union Single Window Environment for Customs is the first step in implementing a wider action plan launched in September 2020, fully in line with the Commission’s long-term vision of taking the Customs Union to the next level.

Tiedote: Customs single window

Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/918-EESC-2020
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

On 9 September 2020, the European Commission adopted its first annual Strategic Foresight Report, presenting Commission’s strategy to integrate strategic foresight into EU policy-making. Strategic foresight aims to identify emerging challenges and opportunities to better steer the European Union's strategic choices and to inform major policy initiatives. It will support the Commission in designing future-proof policies and legislation that serves both the current needs and longer-term aspirations of European citizens.

 

Tiedote: Strategic foresight

Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/916-EESC-2020-05102-00-00-AC-TRA
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

Within the EU customs union, the customs authorities of EU Member States are responsible for carrying out a wide range of checks before goods are carried out on EU customs territory, aimed at protecting EU revenues as well as the security, safety, health and prosperity of EU citizens and businesses. The Commission communication sets out an action plan to translate President von der Leyen's policy directions into tangible benefits for European society, businesses and citizens. Given the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to ensure an efficient management of the EU customs union.

Tiedote: Customs Union action plan

Valmisteilla (updated on 15/01/2021)
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INT/922-EESC-2020
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Apr 27, 2021 Apr 28, 2021

With the New Consumer Agenda, the European Commission wants consumers to be key drivers in the green and digital transitions and key actors in the economic recovery.

Tiedote: A new consumer agenda

Valmisteilla (updated on 13/01/2021)
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NAT/807-EESC-2020
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Mar 24, 2021 Mar 25, 2021

The EU chemicals strategy aims to address the cumulative and combined effects of chemicals, including pesticides, stressing a need to accelerate work on methodologies that ensure existing provisions can be fully implemented.

The strategy is intended as a first step towards a zero pollution ambition for a toxic-free environment, as announced in the European Green Deal. 

Tiedote: Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability Towards a Toxic-Free Environment

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