The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, participated in a virtual meeting of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) which took place on 29 May.

The meeting discussed the activities of the organization over the past six months as well as some of the new documents of EASAC: the report “Packaging plastics in the circular economy” http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EASAC-Plastics-complete-Web-PDF.pdf, the commentary on the EU’s environmental recovery after COVID-19 http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/EASAC_Covid19Recovery_Web_26_May.pdf and others.

One of the main topics of the meeting was related to the activities undertaken by the member academies in response to the coronavirus.

Prof. Revalski presented the active work of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in nine points, emphasizing that the Academy reflected on its website also the news from international organizations related to the coronavirus.

The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) is formed by the national academies of science of the EU Member States, Norway and Switzerland. Through EASAC, academies work together to provide independent, expert, evidence-based advice on the scientific aspects of European policies to those who make or influence policy within European institutions.