The Committee of the Regions and EUREGHA, the network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities, are organising a conference about the future of healthcare in Europe and integrated care. The EU-funded ICT4Life project will be presented as good practice.
Disinformation is an evolving challenge, with high potential to negatively influence democratic processes and societal
debates. Its increasingly adverse effects on society across the European Union call for a coordinated, joint and sustainable
approach to comprehensively counter it.
To protect its democratic systems and public debates and in view of the 2019 European elections as well as a number of national and local elections that will be held in Member States by 2020, the European Union is presenting today an Action Plan to step up efforts to counter disinformation in Europe and beyond.
To reinforce the work of the European Blockchain Observatory and Forum, the European Commission has launched a call for tender to examine for legal and regulatory aspects related to blockchain-inspired technologies as well as socio-economic impacts of the Blockchain technology (study reference: Smart 2018/0038)
Joint Communication to the European Parliament, the European Council, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Action Plan against Disinformation (JOIN(2018) 36 final).