Handover of advice on crisis management

Handover of the SAPEA evidence review report, the GCSA scientific opinion and the EGE statement on Strategic Crisis Management in the EU to Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and Commissioner Janez Lenarčič

The European Union faces a growing number of complex, overlapping, cross-border crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It needs to improve how it prepares for and responds to them according to the scientific and ethical advice which was handed over to the Commission at the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 22 November 2022.

At the Commission’s request, independent experts from the Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism and the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies jointly presented an evidence review report, policy recommendations and a detailed statement on ethics to Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth and Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management.

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