Topics and Documents
On this site you can download all important documents regarding the German EU Council Presidency.
Health Ministries discuss EU short-term health preparedness
A virtual meeting of Member States, EFTA countries and the EU Commission on the Commission’s Communication “Short–term EU health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks” published on 15 July 2020 took place at Deputy-level on 22 July 2020. Member States generally welcomed the Commission’s Communication. The focus of the discussion was put on measures regarding testing, contact tracing and public health surveillance.
Presidency Summary Deputy Meeting 22 July 2020 (PDF: 136 KB)
Publication: The German healthcare system
The German health care system caters for around 83 million citizens. It is a central pillar of political, social and economic life. But how is the health system structured? This brochure aims to provide answers to these and other questions.
Here you can download photos from the German Presidency of the Council of the EU 2020.
The corona pandemic and strengthening the ability to respond to health crises are priorities of the German EU Council Presidency in the area of health. You can find all relevant information here.