The aim of the conference is to present the EESC’s proposal for the new strategy at a crucial moment in the EU landscape. With a new European Commission, a new European Parliament and a new budget programming period, it is now the perfect timing for a new Disability Strategy that fully takes into account the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCPRD), the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
This debate is a follow up of the opinion CCMI/165 on “Economic, Technological and social Changes in advanced health services for the elderly”.
By understanding the causes for long-term stress and workload of employees and its impact on sickness and rest periods, WorkingAge (WA) project aims to create a set of rules that enable adaptation of the changing status of the workers aged >50 to their working and living environment.
INCLUSilver aimed at developing innovative personalised nutrition solutions for Europe’s growing ageing population also known as Silver Economy.
It drew its conclusion at the INCLUSilver Innovation conference last 23 January 2020 in Aarhus, Denmark with an impressive diversity of products and services.
By Specialised Nutrition Europe
Brussels, 17th February 2020– Today, SNE – the voice of the specialised nutrition industry in Europe, presents its vision for a sustainable and healthy Europe, outlining how the European specialised nutrition industry can contribute to the European Green Deal and the associated ‘Farm to Fork Strategy’.
Today, on World Cancer Day, the European Commission is launching an EU-wide public consultation on Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. The consultation will help shape the Plan, identify key areas, and explore future action.
Sustainable food systems can only be achieved through a holistic, fair, and coordinated approach. Food and drink manufacturers thus need to engage and co-operate with all actors throughout the food supply chain and beyond, at national, regional and global level to be able to effectively contribute to this transition.
Questions will include:
- How can cooperation between farmers and the food and drink industry help create more sustainable food systems? And how can the industry encourage and support more sustainable farming with a focus on climate change?
- What role for sustainable global sourcing, including the responsible and efficient use of raw materials and a circular economy?
- How can the Commission’s ‘European Green Deal’ and the ‘Farm to Fork’ strategy help a faster transition towards sustainable food systems?
AGE Platform Europe and ATHLOS are hosting a meeting on demographic scenarios and healthy ageing policies at the European Parliament. The event will consider patterns of healthy ageing trajectories, their determinants and how they can be used in public health interventions.