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Report

Health at a glance: Europe 2018

The Health at a Glance: Europe report series gauges progress towards effective, accessible and resilient health systems across the EU. The report which is published every two years attempts to provide a neutral, descriptive comparison of all EU countries on the basis of publically available...
Report

2021 Strategic foresight report: the EU’s capacity and freedom to act

This report presents a forward-looking and multidisciplinary perspective on important trends affecting the EU’s capacity and freedom to act in the coming decades, including: climate change and other environmental challenges, digital hyper-connectivity and technological transformations, pressure on democracy and values, as well as shifts in...
Report

2020 Strategic foresight report: charting the course towards a more resilient Europe

This first annual strategic foresight report presents the European Commission’s strategy to integrate strategic foresight into EU policy-making.
Briefing paper

Policy brief on making the most of the social economy’s contribution to the circular economy

The briefing paper defines concepts of both the circular and social economy, and describes the potential of the social economy to support circular activities and related business models and to reinforce uptake of circularity around the world.
Policy

Communication on copyright in the knowledge economy

The European Commission adopted a Communication on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy aiming to tackle the important cultural and legal challenges of mass-scale digitisation and dissemination of books, in particular of European library collections. Digital libraries such as Europeana will provide researchers and consumers across...
Guide

Towards more physical activity in cities

As cities continue to expand in population, there is a growing need to develop ways of supporting physical activity in dense urban settings.
Report

European Commission report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan

The European Commission adopted a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Circular Economy Action Plan. The report presents the main achievements under the Action Plan and sketches out future challenges to shaping our economy and paving the way towards a climate-neutral, circular economy where...
Working paper

Sustainable products in a circular economy - towards an EU product policy framework contributing to the circular economy

The analysis served to, assess what extent EU policy tools addressing products are supporting circular, sustainable products. The analysis found there is potential for further strengthening the policies, especially as concerns the circular design of products such as textiles and furniture. Also, more could be...
Working paper

Assessment report of the voluntary pledges under Annex III of the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy

Improving the quality and economics of plastics recycling is a core objective of the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy. The Strategy announces a series of actions to achieve this objective, from improving product design to boosting recycled content in products to improving...
Report

Environmental Implementation Review 2019: A Europe that protects its citizens and enhances their quality of life

The Environmental Implementation Review aims at improving implementation in the field of EU environmental policy and legislation by identifying the causes of implementation gaps and addressing systemic obstacles to environmental integration across policy sectors. It maps the main challenges for each Member State, as well...