Ursula von der Leyen


A new EU agency for health considered by the European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is considering strengthening the EU’s competence in health policy in the wake of the covid -19 crisis. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced that the EC would come forward with a legislative proposal to create a new agency, the European Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, in 2021. The new […]


36 CSOs send Open Letter to the European Commission President (EN/FR/ES)

Civil society organisations, in the areas of farming, fisheries, environment, animal welfare, health, consumers, consumer co-operatives, development, social justice, climate, and forestry, wrote the European Commission President to seek a new direction in the way food policies are made and priorities are set.The time for action is now: daring to change the way we make […]