On April 27th, the European Commission organised a “Healthier Together EU Non-Communicable Diseases Initiative” Stakeholder Webinar. The EU-level Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Initiative was launched by the European Commission at the end of last year, with the ambition to support EU countries in identifying and implementing effective policies and actions to reduce the impact of major NCDs and improve citizens’ health.
The 2022 results of Cedefop’s European Skills Index have been recently unveiled. Using a composite indicator approach, Cedefop’s European Skills Index (ESI) measures the performance of national skills systems over time, building on three pillars of investigation: skills development, skills activation, and skills matching. The ESI also highlights the areas where further attention should be given to by each country and provides insights into possible improvement areas.
On Saturday 23 April, a political agreement was reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the proposal on the Digital Services Act (DSA), initially proposed by the European Commission in 2020.