Anne Bucher was Director-General in the European Commission until October 2020, first as the Chair of the Regulatory Scrutiny Board since 2016 and as a Director General for Health and Food Safety. Having joined the Commission in 1983, Anne Bucher held a number of senior management positions and worked in various fields of European policies: macroeconomic forecast and models, governance of the eurozone and structural reforms; digital economy; EU tax policy; Structural funds, research funding, evaluation of employment policies, enlargement and development aid.
In this Policy Contribution, we seek to understand the reasons for these failures of global collective action.
This Policy Contribution assesses the rationale for a Health Union.
Agreement is needed at international level on mechanisms to ensure better preparedness for the next pandemic.
Increasing the global supply of essential medical supplies: Time for Europe to step up its global leadership
Europe has already made a significant financial contribution to beating the pandemic, now it has the opportunity and moral responsibility to do more.