The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, was elected Vice-President of EASAC for a term of office 2021-2023. The European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC) is formed by the national scientific academies 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 the European institutions.
Prof. Revalski participated in a virtual meeting of EASAC on 26 and 27 November. The activities of the organisation during the last six months, the project proposal “Regenerative Agriculture”, the new document of the organisation “Transformative Change” were discussed and a SAPEA project report was presented.
The activities of the member academies related to science in favour of policy undertaken during the coronavirus were one of the main topics of the meeting.