11:00 - 12:30
A European Health Union: Our progressive vision

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FEPS and European Institute of Health and Sustainable Development (EIHSD), based in Lithuania, launched together research on the conceptualisation of a European Health Union and related policy at the European level. This webinar was dedicated to the presentation of our findings on the potential and challenges for a European Health Union, synthesised in our book ‘A European Health Union‘.

With this compilation of essays from world-renowned experts, we first explored the origins and legal background of the concept of a European Health Union. Then, we recognised that there has been development and a strengthening of relations between European members, carried out by progressive decision-makers, and looked into the strong backing of citizens for investment in health at a European level. Finally, as the path towards a Union will be challenging, we looked into the most promising avenues of cooperation for the health and well-being of European citizens.

Among the speakers:

  • Maria Joao Rodrigues, President, FEPS
  • Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety (2014-2019)
  • Ilona Kickbusch, Founder of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute in Geneva
  • Annette Schrauwen, Professor of European integration, Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance, University of Amsterdam
  • Sara Cerdas, Member of the European Parliament
  • Trolls Petersen, Conference on the Future of Europe
  • David Rinaldi, Director for Studies and Policy, FEPS

If you want to know more about this event, please contact Euléane Omez, Project Management Coordinator at euleane.omez@feps-europe.eu

European Institute of Health and Sustainable Development (EIHSD)
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