2021

January

Issue 528 - Print date 14 Jan | Publication date 18 Jan

  • Review of the 13th European Space Conference
  • Portuguese Presidency Preview
  • Future of Federalism
  • Erasmus

February

Issue 529 - Print date 28 Jan | Publication date 01 Feb

  • Spotlight on Cancer (World Cancer Day, 4 February) including comment and analysis of the EU’s Beating Cancer Plan
  • European Green Deal: State of Play on the Hydrogen Strategy
  • European Green Deal: State of Play on the strategy for sustainable and smart mobility
  • Policy briefing: Southern Neighbourhood
  • Policy Briefing: EU strategy on the rights of the child

Issue 530 - Print date 11 Feb | Publication date 15 Feb

  • Spotlight on Rare Diseases (Rare Disease Day, 28 February)
  • European Green Deal: European Year of Rail
  • Europe in Recovery: The Aviation Sector
  • Digital Economy: Focus on Platform Workers
  • EU humanitarian aid in the context of the COVID-19

March

Issue 531 - Print date 25 Feb | Publication date 01 Mar

  • Spotlight on Obesity (World Obesity Day, 04 March)
  • European Green Deal Fit for 55 package: Revision of the Energy Tax Directive
  • Gender Equality: International Women's Day (8 March)
  • CO2 Emissions from Maritime Transport
  • State of Play on the EU-Africa Strategy
  • UK-EU trade deal on services

Issue 532 - Print date 11 Mar | Publication date 15 Mar

  • Spotlight on Autism (Autism Awareness Day, April 2)
  • Spotlight on World Water Day (22 March)
  • Spotlight on Diversity and Inclusion (International Day Against Racism, 21 March)
  • European Green Deal: State of Play on EU Methane Strategy

Issue 533 - Print date 25 Mar | Publication date 29 Mar

  • Spotlight on Parkinson's disease (World Parkinson's Day, 11 April)
  • European Green Deal: State of Play on New EU Forest Strategy
  • Europe in Recovery: The Pharmaceutical Sector
  • Animal Cloning
  • Next Generation cloud for Europe

April

Issue 534 - Print date 22 Apr | Publication date 26 Apr

  • Spotlight on vaccine-preventable diseases (European Immunization Week, 20–26 April)
  • European Green Deal Fit for 55 package: Revision of the EU Emissions Trading System and the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism the Effort Sharing Regulation
  • Policy briefing: Anti-money laundering legislative package
  • Europe in Recovery: Creative industries sector
  • World Health Day & World Immunisation Week
  • Spotlight on Mental Health (European Mental Health Week, 4-10 May)
  • European Green Deal Fit for 55 package: State of Play on the Revision of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive
  • Sustainable corporate governance
  • Policy briefing: Fair economy package

May

Issue 535 - Print date 06 May | Publication date 10 May

  • European Green Deal: State of Play on the Farm to Fork Strategy
  • Europe in Recovery: The Real Estate Sector
  • State of Play on the Zero pollution action plan for water, air and soil
  • Carbon capture and storage (CCS) Technology
  • Reconciling work and family life

Issue 536 - Print date 20 May | Publication date 24 May

  • Spotlight on Cancer (European Week against Cancer, 25- 31 May)
  • European Green Deal Fit for 55 package: Revision of CO2 emission performance standards for new passenger cars and light commercial vehicles
  • State of play on the Digital levy and proposal for digital levy as own resource
  • Policy briefing: Arctic Strategy
  • Europe in Recovery: SMES and supporting Europe's small businesses

June

Issue 537 - Print date 03 Jun | Publication date 07 Jun

  • Climate-neutral by 2050: What impact will the road to net zero have on EU jobs?
  • European Green Deal: Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy: State of Play
  • Europe in Recovery: The Hospitality and Tourism Sector
  • Policy Briefing: EU security strategy
  • State of Play on the new industrial strategy for Europe
  • Sustainable Finance: Green Bonds and EU Taxonomy
  • Gender Balance on Boards Directive: State of Play

Issue 538 - Print date 17 Jun | Publication date 21 Jun

  • European Green Deal: State of Play on the New Circular Economy Action Plan
  • Hate crime and hate speech
  • Europe in Recovery: Rural Areas
  • Policy Briefing: Revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation
  • EU Sustainable Energy Week
  • Europe in Recovery: Europe’s cities and urban areas
  • New EU Forest Strategy: State of play following public consultation

July

Issue 539 - Print date 01 Jul | Publication date 05 Jul

  • 5G mobile networks and Enhancing Europe’s technological l sovereignty
  • Europe in Recovery: Wellbeing and Health
  • State of Play on ensuring Europe has a supply of affordable medicines
  • Policy Briefing: Animal Welfare
  • EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play

  • Green Paper on Ageing: State of play following public consultation

Issue 540 - Print date 15 Jul | Publication date 19 Jul

  • European Green Deal: State of Play on the EU strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy
  • Europe in Recovery: The healthcare sector (including debate on whether EU competence on health should be increased)
  • European Green Deal Fit for 55 package: Revision of the alternative fuels infrastructure directive
  • Policy Briefing: Artificial Intelligence
  • Sustainable Finance: EU green bond standard
  • State of Play on the New Pact on Migration and Asylum
  • Digital Services and Digital Markets Act: Progress Report

  • EU Strategy on victims’ rights: State of Play 

September

Issue 541 - Print date 02 Sep | Publication date 06 Sep

  • European Sustainable Development Week Special Issue
  • La Rentrée
  • Beating Cancer: Blood Cancer Awareness Month
  • Beating Cancer: International Child Cancer Awareness Day
  • European Mobility Week (16-22 Sep)
  • Financial Transaction Tax: State of Play and Comment
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: Delivering the road to net zero – Focus on Industry sector
  • Long-term vision for rural areas: State of play following public consultation
  • EU Western Balkans Strategy
  • Action Plan on Capital Markets: State of Play
  • European Green Deal: Just Transition Fund & Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy. State of Play

Issue 542 - Print date 16 Sep | Publication date 20 Sep

  • European Health Forum Gastein (27 Sep – 01 Oct)
  • Beating Cancer: European Health Union: State of Play on Europe's Beating Cancer plan & World Cancer Research Day (27 Sep)
  • European Week of Sport (23-30 Sep)
  • European Green Deal:  Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
  • Demographic change: International day of Older Persons (01 Oct)
  • EU Anti-Racism and Diversity Week (23 -26 Sep) & EU anti-racism action plan: Progress Report one year on from launch
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: The role of hydrogen, biomass, and CCS in delivering the road to net zero
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Ukraine
  • Combating Gender-based violence: State of play following public consultation
  • EU Cybersecurity Strategy: State of Play on legislative proposals

October

Issue 543 - Print date 07 Oct | Publication date 11 Oct

  • World Mental Health Day (10 oct)
  • European Week of Action for Girls and International Day of the Girl Child (11 Oct)
  • Beating Cancer: Breast Cancer Awareness Month
  • Beating Cancer: Liver Cancer Awareness Month
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: Delivering the road to net zero – Focus on Transport sector
  • Action plan for the development of organic production: State of play following public consultation
  • EU Farm to Fork strategy: State of Play
  • Annual rule of law report: Comment and analysis
  • Next Generation EU economic recovery plan: Renovation Wave Strategy & new European Bauhaus: State of Play

Issue 544 - Print date 21 Oct | Publication date 25 Oct

  • EU Sustainable Energy Week (25-29 Oct)
  • COP26 Special Issue
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: What trade and production risks and opportunities come with a shift to zero-emissions technologies?
  • Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive
  • European Green Deal: EU Methane Strategy: State of Play on legislative proposals
  • Expanding the list of EU crimes to include hate speech and hate crime: State of Play
  • Next Generation EU economic recovery plan: Review of the New Skills Agenda
  • 2020 new industrial strategy: State of Play
  • Digital Education Action Plan

November

Issue 545 - Print date 04 Nov | Publication date 08 Nov

  • Beating Cancer: Lung Cancer Awareness Month
  • Beating Cancer: European Cancer Summit
  • European Vocational Skills Week
  • Beating Cancer: European Prostrate Cancer Awareness Day (17 Nov)
  • Revision of the Consumer Credit Directive
  • Communication on achieving a European education area by 2025: State of Play on legislative proposals
  • Review of Digital Education Action Plan
  • Review of EU Strategy to tackle organised crime and action plan on firearms trafficking
  • European Health Union: Review of legislative proposals on a European health data space
  • Europe in Recovery: analysis of the SURE scheme and review of the European Unemployment Benefit Reinsurance Scheme (EUBRS) proposals
  • European Green Deal: EU Strategy for Offshore Renewable Energy Sources. State of Play
  • European Green Deal: Revision of the Renewable Energy Directive
  • European Green Deal: Revision of the Energy Efficiency Directive

Issue 546 - Print date 18 Nov | Publication date 22 Nov

  • European Antibiotic Awareness Day (18 Nov)
  • European SME Week & the SME Assembly (16-17 Nov)
  • EU-Indonesia free trade agreement: Progress Report
  • EU Arctic Policy: State of Play
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: Delivering the road to net zero – Focus on Agriculture sector
  • LGBTIQ Equality Strategy: State of Play one year on from launch
  • Revision of the General Product Safety Directive
  • Europe in Recovery: Review of the Creative Europe programme
  • Corporate Accountability: Sustainable Corporate Governance and Due Diligence. Review of legislative proposals
  • Cohesion Policy: Review of the new Interreg, European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund policies
  • European Green Deal: Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

Issue 547 - Print date 02 Dec | Publication date 06 Dec

  • European Day of Persons with Disabilities conference (1-2 Dec)
  • EU disability strategy: Progress Report
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Moldova
  • AMR and Animal Welfare: Revision of the Feed Additives Regulation
  • Climate-neutral by 2050: Delivering the road to net zero – Focus on Buildings sector
  • EU’s renewed partnership with the Southern Neighbourhood': State of Play
  • New Consumer Agenda Strategy: Progress on legislative proposals
  • European Health Union: Revision of the Blood, Tissues and Cells Legislation. State of play following public consultation
  • European Green Deal: Revision of the Energy Taxation Directive

December

Issue 548 - Print date 16 Dec | Publication date 20 Dec

  • Special Issue: Preview of the 13th European Space Conference (12-13 January) Space Embracing a Changing World: Green, Digital, Resilience & Security
  • EU Farm to Fork strategy: State of Play on legislative proposals
  • EU-Mercosur free trade agreement: Progress Report
  • European Democracy Action Plan:
  • Pharmaceutical strategy for Europe: State of Play one year on from launch
  • The right to disconnect: Progress Report
  • European Green Deal: Revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
  • Digital Markets Act: State of Play

2022

January

Issue 549 - Print date 20 Jan | Publication date 24 Jan

  • Review of the 13th European Space Conference (12-13 January)
  • Beating Cancer: World Cancer Day (04 Feb) & Cervical Cancer Awareness month
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Azerbaijan
  • Strengthening Europe’s Economic and Financial Sovereignty: Sate of Play
  • EU-UK Relations
  • European approach for Artificial Intelligence and on Machinery Products: Progress Reports
  • Digital Services Act: State of Play

February

Issue 550 - Print date 03 Feb | Publication date 07 Feb

  • Safer Internet Day (08 Feb)
  • Beating Cancer: International Childhood Cancer Day (15 Feb)
  • Issue 551 - Print date 17 Feb | Publication date 21 Feb
  • Rare Disease Day (28 Feb)
  • EU Industry Days (DTBC)
  • HPV Awareness Day (04 Mar)
  • New Pact on Asylum and Migration: Review of legislative proposals

March

Issue 552 - Print date 03 Mar | Publication date 07 Mar

  • International Women's Day (8 March) & EU Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan: Progress Report
  • Preview of Brain Awareness Week (14-20 March)
  • Beating Cancer: European Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
  • Impact of long-term demographic change
  • Action plan for the social economy: State of Play
  • Review of the new European Social Fund Plus (ESF+)

Issue 553 - Print date 17 Mar | Publication date 21 Mar

  • World Water Day (22 March)
  • Autism Awareness Day (April 2)
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Armenia
  • Rare Diseases: Revision of the EU’s Orphan and Paediatric Medicines legislation

April

Issue 554 - Print date 31 Mar | Publication date 04 Apr

  • World Health Day (07 Apr)
  • Immunization Week (24 April–01 May)
  • Beating Cancer: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and IBS Awareness Month
  • Stress Awareness Month
  • Parkinson’s Awareness Week
  • World Day for Health and Safety at Work (28 Apr)
  • International Roma Day (8 April) & review of EU Roma strategic framework for equality, inclusion and participation

May

Issue 555 - Print date 28 Apr | Publication date 02 May

  • World Asthma Day (5 May)
  • Mental Health Awareness Week (13-20 May)
  • Beating Cancer: World Ovarian Cancer Day (08 May)
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Georgia

Issue 556 - Print date 12 May | Publication date 16 May

  • Beating Cancer: European Week against Cancer (25-31 May)
  • European Public Health Week
  • Beating Cancer: Skin Cancer Awareness Month & Bladder Cancer Awareness Month
  • Conference on the Future of Europe: State of Play one year on from launch

Issue 557 - Print date 26 May | Publication date 30 May

  • Beating Cancer: World No Tobacco Day (31 May)

June

Issue 558 - Print date 09 Jun | Publication date 13 Jun

  • Global Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Day (13 Jun)
  • World Kidney Cancer Day (18 Jun)
  • Consumer protection and online financial services
  • EU Drugs Strategy 2021-2025: State of Play

Issue 559 - Print date 23 Jun | Publication date 27 Jun

  • European Development Days (DTBC)

July

Issue 560 - Print date 07 Jul | Publication date 11 Jul

  • Beating Cancer: Sarcoma Awareness Month
  • Eastern Partnership policy: Focus on Belarus
  • Strategy on children’s rights: State of Play
  • Security Union strategy: Review of legislative proposals