Workshop Report on 'Health in All Policies (HiAP)' - Brussels, 25 May 2011

15-08-2011

For many years the health consequences of new legislation have been taken into account during the policy formulation process in areas such as agriculture, environment, food and others. The inclusion of Health in All Policies is now enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty (Art. 168). The aim of the workshop was to present an update on how the system is actually functioning within the different Commission services. Several DGs representatives, led by DG SANCO, made contributions. The case of The Netherlands as an example of how it works in a Member State was also presented.

For many years the health consequences of new legislation have been taken into account during the policy formulation process in areas such as agriculture, environment, food and others. The inclusion of Health in All Policies is now enshrined in the Lisbon Treaty (Art. 168). The aim of the workshop was to present an update on how the system is actually functioning within the different Commission services. Several DGs representatives, led by DG SANCO, made contributions. The case of The Netherlands as an example of how it works in a Member State was also presented.