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Artificial intelligence: fundamental rights must be respected 19-02-2020

 
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ESIP's take on the recently published White Paper on Artificial Intelligence - A European approach to excellence and trust

ESIP welcomes the discussion on an ethical European approach on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) launched with today’s publication of the White Paper.

Tackling cancer: for a healthier future for EU citizens 04-02-2020

 
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ESIP's first comments on Europe's Beating Cancer Plan

ESIP welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to raise the profile of health at EU level, in particular with the future Europe's Beating Cancer Plan. 

How to ensure a strong Social Europe in a changing world? 22-01-2020

 
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European Commission publishes first plan for Social Europe

On 14 January, Valdis Dombovskis, Vice-President for an Economy that works for People, and Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights announced the publication of a Communication on "A strong social Europe for just transitions". The document lays out the Commission's roadmap for its initiatives in the field of social policy during its mandate. 

Gender equality & social security: outcomes of FaSI event 16-01-2020

 
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Participants exchanged on the role of social security in ensuring gender equality

On 3 December, the Family and Social Inclusion Committee held in the European Parliament its event "When social security systems ensure gender equality: how to (re)design social security systems to support gender equality". The event, co-organised with MEP Kumpula-Natri (S&D, Finland), gathered EU level representatives from the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the EU alongside national social security experts.