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February 2020

This report provides an overview of the work of the Group of Chief Scientific Advisors from their first plenary meeting in January 2016 to their 20th plenary meeting in December 2019. It describes the impact of their seven scientific opinions, two statements and two explanatory notes on European Union policy and legislation. The report also describes the links between the Advisors and other providers of scientific advice within the European Commission, elsewhere in the European Union and globally.


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