International regulators have published a report today highlighting their discussions on the effectiveness of current vaccines against the COVID-19 Omicron variant, regulatory requirements for a variant vaccine and considerations on clinical study design. The workshop on the global response to the COVID-19 Omicron variant was organised under the umbrella of the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted swift and forceful actions by governments and societies around the world. A European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing reflects on these responses and the link between the pandemic and the environment to draw lessons that could be used in making societies more sustainable.
Hungary and Austria have agreed to set up a joint criminal investigation unit, organise joint patrols and expand information sharing on criminal cases, Interior Minister Sándor Pintér said after talks with his Austrian counterpart in Budapest on Tuesday.
Eva Murciano Sánchez to take up role on 1 February 2022 Ms. Murciano Sánchez has been Acting Director General Human Resources since June 2021
Current account recorded €24 billion surplus in November 2021, up from €19 billion in previous month Current account surplus amounted to €320 billion (2.7% of euro area GDP) in 12 months to November 2021, up from €195 billion (1.7%) one year earlier In financial account, euro area residents’ net acquisitions of non-euro area portfolio investment securities totalled €878 […]
The European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA) replaces the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) with more tools to support Member States in bringing greater convergence to asylum and reception practices at the EU’s high standards.
Background: EFSA has received mandates from the European Commission for a scientific opinion on Ochratoxin A (OTA) in feed and for a scientific opinion on bromine in feed. These mandates were allocated to the EFSA CONTAM Panel which will establish two working groups to be tasked with developing these opinions. The first opinion will be an update […]
Vaccination remains a major pillar of the response to COVID-19, particularly as variants of the virus continue to spread in EU/EEA countries. EMA’s COVID-19 task force (ETF) highlights the growing evidence indicating that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines do not cause pregnancy complications for expectant mothers and their babies.
In the week ending 14 January 2022 the net position of the Eurosystem in foreign currency (asset items 2 and 3 minus liability items 7, 8 and 9) decreased by EUR 0.6 billion to EUR 326 billion.
In a new report entitled “Will video kill the radio star?”, the ESRB’s Advisory Scientific Committee (ASC) takes stock of the many forces currently affecting Europe’s banking system (including climate change, the growth of non-banks, overbanking and the COVID-19 pandemic) and looks at how digitalisation could change the way that financial and banking services are […]