An Ageing population is an issue that concerns all EU countries. With this opinion, the CoR stresses the need for preventive action and the essential role played by new technologies in ensuring active and healthy ageing for EU citizens. “Physical and mental balance and the silver economy will ease the challenge with demographic unbalance”, says rapporteur Birgitta Sacrédeus.

Adoption timetable:

  • exchange of views in NAT on 29 January 2019
  • first discussion and adoption in NAT on 28-29 March 2019
  • final adoption at the Plenary Session of 26-27 June 2019

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Progress of this opinion

step 1

Appointment of the reporter


step 2

First discussion


step 3

Adoption in the commission


step 4

Final adoption in the plenary