Newly published official publications from :
The European Union
Which ‘new normal’ after coronavirus? [What Think Tanks are thinking] “This note offers links to recent commentaries and reports from international think tanks on coronavirus and related issues”, and includes changing life-style and working practices, a vaccine, and the impact of the disease on the poorest regions of the world.
Potentially negative effects of internet use. “This report covers less studied but equally important harms: harms associated with internet use that concern the health, well-being a functioning of individuals, and the impact on social structures and institutions. The ultimate aim of the study is to develop concrete policy options to be considered by the EU Institutions and Member States, to mitigate negative effects of the internet for European citizens.”
Strategic litigation in EU gender equality law. “This report examines strategic litigation (SL) in the area of sex discrimination law, both at the national and at the EU level. ‘Strategic litigation’ describes the employment of litigation strategies to elicit social, legal or policy change and is often carried out by civil society organisations and/or lawyers as a form of activism.”
Westminster and the UK Government
Cutaneous malignant melanoma and occupational exposure to (natural) UV radiation in pilots and aircrew. “The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) undertook an investigation into the risks of developing cutaneous malignant melanoma as a consequence of working as a pilot or cabin crew on commercial aircraft. This study was initiated after the Council identified elevated risks of this workforce developing melanoma following its investigation into skin cancer risks following prolonged sun exposure”
Electoral law: The urgent need for review. The Government have published a response to the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee’s report, which considers the urgency of the need to update electoral law, voter ID and postal voting reform, and the intimidation of candidates and campaigners. .
Invasive species: the Government response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report. “Invasive non-native species (INNS) are one of the top five threats to the natural environment. They cost the economy £1.8 billion per year…”
The Scottish Parliament and Government
If you’d like to know more about official publications just get in touch with us at the Maps, Official Publications and Statistics Unit Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Our enquiry desk is currently closed, however we can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org