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EPTA welcomes two new members

The EPTA Council welcomed its 24th and 25th member, the Committee for the Future of Lithuania and the Spanish Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology.

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The COVID-19 pandemic: Drawing lessons to strengthen societies

People on the ferry in Amsterdam 
People on the ferry in Amsterdam (© Rinke Dohmen/Unsplash)

UPDATE 10/11/2021: Worldwide, countries have dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic differently. What political and social discussions have there been regarding the role of technology, science and innovation? What can we learn from these discussions? On 9 November, the Rathenau Instituut and its international colleagues, all part of the European Parliamentary Technology Assessment (EPTA) network, have presented a report that addresses these questions. This year, the Rathenau Instituut is the chair of the EPTA network and the initiator of the EPTA report. In this article, we preview this unique publication.

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In memoriam Melanie Peters

Melanie Peters 
© W. Peissl, picture taken at the 2016 directors' meeting in Dürnstein/Austria

Dr. Melanie Peters, current acting EPTA president, passed away on 11 August.

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The Netherlands serve as the 2021 EPTA president

 
© CEphoto, Uwe Aranas

From 1st of January, the Rathenau Instituut has assumed the EPTA presidency for 2021.

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