Regulations and directives


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Council and European Parliament reach a provisional political agreement to extend the regulation establishing the EU digital COVID certificate

Council and European Parliament reach a provisional political agreement to extend the regulation establishing the EU digital COVID certificate

Tuesday, 14 de June de 2022

The regulation establishing the EU digital COVID certificate will be prolonged by one year, until 30 June 2023. The extension of the regulation will ensure that EU travellers as well as those from third countries connected to the system can continue to use their EU digital COVID certificate for travel within the Union in member states where these travel certificates are required. 

Commission welcomes political agreement on adequate minimum wages for workers in the EU

Commission welcomes political agreement on adequate minimum wages for workers in the EU

Monday, 13 de June de 2022

The Directive establishes a framework for the adequacy of statutory minimum wages, promoting collective bargaining on wage setting, and enhancing the effective access of workers to minimum wage protection in the EU. The main elements of the Directive are: A framework for setting and updating statutory minimum wages, Promoting and facilitating collective bargaining on wages, and Improved monitoring and enforcement of minimum wage protection. 

Public health: Stronger rules for placing medical tests on the market

Public health: Stronger rules for placing medical tests on the market

Friday, 3 de June de 2022

New rules on in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDR) such as HIV tests, pregnancy tests or COVID-19 tests, are now applicable. The rules will better protect public health and patient safety in respect to these devices, bringing EU law in line with technological advances and progress in medical science. By aligning market access requirements in the different EU Member States, it also safeguards fair market access for manufacturers.

Member States, workers and employers agree on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease

Member States, workers and employers agree on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease

Friday, 3 de June de 2022

On May 18th, Member States, workers and employers in the EU Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work (ACSH) reached an agreement on the need to recognise COVID-19 as an occupational disease in health and social care and in domiciliary assistance and, in a pandemic context, in sectors where there is an outbreak in activities with proven risk of infection, and supported an update of the EU list of occupational diseases.

Regulation of the European Parliament of the Council on the European Health Data Space

Regulation of the European Parliament of the Council on the European Health Data Space

Monday, 9 de May de 2022

The European strategy for data proposed the establishment of domain-specific common European data spaces. The European Health Data Space (‘EHDS’) is the first proposal of such domain-specific common European data spaces. It will address health-specific challenges to electronic health data access and sharing, is one of the priorities of the European Commission in the area of health and will be an integral part of building a European Health Union.

Improving public health: EU measures explained

Improving public health: EU measures explained

Friday, 22 de April de 2022

The EU helps to improve public health though funding and legislation on a wide range of topics, such as food, diseases, clean air and more. National goverments are primarily responsible for organising and delivering healthcare and social security. The EU's role is to complement and support member states in improving the health of Europeans, reducing health inequalities and moving towards a more social Europe.  EU public health policy has helped countries pool resources and tackle common challenges. 

Commission proposes new consumer rights and a ban on greenwashing

Commission proposes new consumer rights and a ban on greenwashing

Friday, 8 de April de 2022

Today, the Commission is proposing to update the EU consumer rules to empower consumers for the green transition. The updated rules will ensure that consumers can take informed and environment-friendly choices when buying their products. Consumers will have a right to know how long a product is designed to last for and how, if at all, it can be repaired. In addition, the rules will strengthen consumer protection against untrustworthy or false environmental claims, banning ‘greenwashing'. 

Digital Markets Act: Commission welcomes political agreement on rules to ensure fair and open digital markets

Digital Markets Act: Commission welcomes political agreement on rules to ensure fair and open digital markets

Thursday, 31 de March de 2022

The Commission welcomes the swift political agreement reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States on the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The regulation, agreed in slightly more than a year after it was proposed, is among the first initiatives of its kind to comprehensively regulate the gatekeeper power of the largest digital companies.

EURADA: European Association of Development Agencies

EURADA: European Association of Development Agencies

Thursday, 10 de March de 2022

It brings together regional development agencies. It allows us to access events, it helps us with the search for European partners to participate in interregional European projects. And we use its infrastructures and rooms for our own events or those of Navarran actors. Navarre´s Participation: SODENA

EU budget: Commission publishes guidance on the conditionality mechanism

EU budget: Commission publishes guidance on the conditionality mechanism

Thursday, 10 de March de 2022

The European Commission has adopted its guidelines on the general regime of conditionality, which aims to protect the EU budget against breaches of the principles of the rule of law. The guidelines explain in detail how the Commission will apply the regulation, including how the rights of the final recipients and beneficiaries of EU funding will be protected.

Regulation on the evaluation of the safety of clinical trials

Regulation on the evaluation of the safety of clinical trials

Thursday, 13 de January de 2022

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2022/20 of 7 January 2022 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) No 536/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards setting up the rules and procedures for the cooperation of the Member States in safety assessment of clinical trials.

Progressive roll-out of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation

Progressive roll-out of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation

Monday, 20 de December de 2021

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic Member States, health institutions and economic operators redeployed financial and other resources to address the unprecedented challenges of the crisis. By doing so, they delayed the implementation of the In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices Regulation of 2017, which introduced certain requirements for medical devices and a stronger role for so-called conformity assessment bodies.