Health, Justice and Society

Public policies' key documents.
 
Health

GENOMIC MEDICINE - FRANCE 2025

Genomic Medicine - France 2025The France Genomic Medicine Plan 2025 fulfils the commission entrusted by Prime Minister Manuel Valls to Alliance Aviesan in April 2015 to investigate establishing access to genetic diagnosis in France together with a prospective review covering the first ten years. [2017]


Health

ANSES - 2015 Annual report

ANSES - 2015 Annual reportThe year was marked by the significant expansion of the Agency’s missions concerning the transfer of responsibility for issuing marketing authorisations for plant protection products, fertilisers and growing media, as well as toxicovigilance. This was both a gesture of confidence on the part of the ministries, but also a considerable addition to the Agency’s workload and responsibility. [2016]


Social Affairs

Suicide - Knowledge as a means of prevention at the national, local and association levels

Social Affairs Suicide - Knowledge as a means of prevention at the national, local and association levelsAcross all age groups, the French mainland age-standardized mortality rate of death by suicide stands at 16.7 per 100,000 inhabitants. The crude mortality rate of death by suicide stands at 15.3 per 100,000 inhabitants in mainland France and 15.1 per 100,000 inhabitants in mainland and overseas territories combined. [2016]


Health

NATIONAL SMOKING REDUCTION PROGRAMME (2014-2019)

NATIONAL SMOKING REDUCTION PROGRAMME (2014-2019)The aim of the NSRP is to be the first step in a sustained effort to make children born in 2014, who will be eighteen in 2032, make up the first “tobacco-free” generation, a generation in which 95% of people do not smoke. To achieve this objective (10% drop in the number of smokers by 2019), three focus areas were identified: 1. Protecting young people and avoiding their first foray into smoking; 2. Helping smokers quit; 3. Tackling the tobacco industry's influence. [2016]

Health

ANSES (French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety) - 2014 Annual Report

French ANSES Annual Report 2014The key focus of the Agency is to evaluate health risks to assist the authorities in their decision-making. The Agency’s priority work themes in 2014 included two specific population groups: children and workers exposed to plant protection products. [2015]


Social Affairs

REFERENCE BUDGETS : ASSESSING THE NEEDS TO BE MET FOR AN EFFECTIVE PARTICIPATION IN SOCIETY (2014-2015 ONPES REPORT)

ONPES report 2014-2015In carrying out the study (the first of its kind in France), the ONPES is part of a triple movement: the one that has been in place for several years and that consists of promoting alternative approaches for observing and understanding social exclusion; the one that consists of asking questions about the contrasted development of indicators of monetary poverty or of living conditions; and the one that consists, in France as in Europe, of prioritising citizen participation in putting together social knowledge. [2015]


Justice

Prison Administration - Key figures

Prison Administration in FranceGeneral organisation and structures; Persons in the prison system; Reintegration action; Reintegration; Personnel; Budget/Communication; International relations; Glossary.
[2015]



Justice

EVVI - (Evaluation of VIctims)

EVVIThis publication has been produced with the financial support of the Criminal Justice Programme of the European Union. The EVVI Project (EValuation of VIctims) started in January 2014. The basis of the project was to establish a group of experts (two per partner Member States) who would meet on a regular basis to exchange experiences for the purpose of developing a questionnaire for the individual assessment of victims and an accompanying good practice guide. The project was led by the French Ministry of Justice, via two departments within the General secretariat. [2015]

Justice

judicial youth protection services

Judicial Youth Protection ServicesThe core mission of the judicial youth protection services is to educate minors in a judicial context. To achieve this, the protectorate bases its actions on essential principles, i.e. everybody can be  educated, respect for the rights and freedoms of every individual and the permanent adapting of educational solutions to the personal development of the young beneficiaries. [2014]


Health

FRENCH INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE (INVS) Annual report (2013)

Report's coverThe French Institute for Public Health Surveillance (Institut de veille sanitaire, InVS), a governmental institution reporting to the Ministry of Health, is responsible for surveillance and alert in all domains of public health. Created by Law 98--535 dated 1 July 1998, to reinforce health surveillance and the safety of products intended for human use, its mandates were enlarged by the Public Health Policy Act of 2004, in order to meet the new challenges highlighted by recent health and emerging risks. [2014]

Health

ANSES (French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety) - 2013 Annual Report

Report's cover2013 has been a particularly busy year for ANSES in various areas: creation of the first national database in Europe for declaring nanoparticle substances, widespread implementation of the REACh Regulation on chemicals, publication of reference opinions on the effects of bisphenol A, exposure to bitumen, risks related to so‑called energy drinks, an update of our report on radiofrequencies and consolidation of the surveillance scheme for veterinary medicinal products. [2014]

Health

Cancer Plan 2014-2019

Report's coverThe Cancer Plan resolutely addresses inequalities associated with the disease by paying particular attention to the most vulnerable people, by fighting missed opportunities during care, by guaranteeing equal access to innovation and clinical trials, and by preventing the economic and social consequences of the disease from adding to patients’ problems. [2014]


Justice

30 months of actions and commitments

Reforms of French Justice Concrete actions that change citizens’ everyday life; Actions that improve justice service throughout the country; Actions that ensure a more independent, more efficient and more equitable justice. [2014]



Justice

judicial youth protection services

Report's coverThe core mission of the judicial youth protection services is to educate minors in a judicial context. To achieve this, the protectorate bases its actions on essential principles, i.e. everybody can be educated, respect for the rights and freedoms of every individual and the permanent adapting of educational solutions to the personal development of the young beneficiaries. [2014]


Social Affairs

The Effects of a Long-lasting Economic Crisis

Report's coverWith this eighth report, the French National Observatory on Poverty and Social Exclusion (ONPES) is now able to better assess the consequences of the current major crisis that began in 2008. [2014]




Urban Affairs

Coherent Territorial Planning Schemes

Report's coverThe Coherent Territorial Planning Schemes (SCoT) are one of the key regulatory territorial planning tools available in France to encourage local elected officials to define a project, a “political” view of their region, and thus pro-actively organise urban growth and sustainable planning. [2014]


Urban Affairs

Inter-municipal local urban planning schemes

Report's coverStarting with the French law concerning the national commitment to the environment (ENE) of 12 July 2010, the French Government has promoted the development of inter-municipal local urban planning schemes (PLUi) at the level of a group of municipalities, which share a global urban planning and development project. [2014]

Urban Affairs

POLICIES FOR DEVELOPING SUBSIDISED AND MIDDLE INCOME HOUSING

Report's coverFrench public policies to support the development of the housing supply fall into 2 categories: offering tax incentives and subsidies to institutional players to help produce rental units at regulated prices, called subsidised or middle income housing; offering tax incentives to private landlords to help produce housing inventory at regulated prices. [2014]


Urban Affairs

Reference framework for european sustainable cities (RFSC)

Reference framework for european sustainable cities (RFSC)The RFSC rethinks the basis for sustainable development of cities by proposing a grid of 25 common questions formulated
based on the following four dimensions: enhance the economic efficiency of territories, foster social cohesion in conurbations, improve the environmental quality of cities, and develop integrated governance practices. [2014]

Urban Affairs

The EcoQuartier initiative

French EcoQuartiersThe EcoQuartier initiative is designed to foster the emergence of a new way of designing, building, and managing cities: it encompasses every aspect of sustainable development, from the project planning phase (governance, management, localisation, assessment, etc.), to the more technical aspects related to the local environment and uses (social diversity, living together, solidarity, density, urban forms), economic and regional development (functional mix, jobs, mobility, etc.), and the conservation of resources and adaptation to climate change (water, biodiversity, energy, etc.). [2014]

Urban Affairs

URBAN PROGRAMMING LAW AND URBAN COHESION

Report's coverThe bill formally adopted and promulgated on 22 February 2014 proposes an in-depth review of the instruments of the urban policy, by recording for the very first time the fundamental principle of co-constructing the policy with inhabitants, while looking to redefine the priority districts based on a single criterion, by the creation of a general urban contract, and while committing to a new step in urban renovation, inseparable from the social component. [2014]
 

Social Affairs

PRIORITY: YOUTH

Proirity: YouthThe new policy “Priority: Youth” was adopted by the Comité interministériel de la Jeunesse (CIJ - French Cross-ministerial Committee for Youth) at its meeting on 21 February 2013. This roadmap encompasses 47 concrete measures ordered into 13 priority objectives. [2013]


Social Affairs

Crime in France

Report's coverSummary of the French national supervisory body on crime and punishment report. [2013]




Health

GOVERNMENT PLAN FOR COMBATING DRUGS AND ADDICTIVE BEHAVIOURS - 2013-2017

Report's coverThe plan is based upon three priorities: basing public initiative upon observation, research and assessment; taking the most vulnerable population groups into account in order to reduce health and social risks and negative impact; reinforcing public security, order and health by fighting against trafficking and all forms of crime linked to the use of psychoactive products. [2013]


Social Affairs

KEY SOCIAL SECURITY FIGURES

Report's coverThe French social security system was founded in 1945 in order to “ensure that everyone should have the means required to support themselves and their family in decent conditions, under all circumstances”. It is based on the principle of solidarity which guarantees financial protection against life’s contingencies for everyone. It covers health insurance, compensation for occupational injuries and illnesses, pensions and family benefits. These four main branches of the social security system are completed by the collection of social contributions and cash management. [2013]

Social Affairs

National Observatory for Children in Danger - 2013 Annual report

France - Observatory for Children in Danger The eighth annual ONED report is fully coherent with the mission set to the ONED by the law: to improve our knowledge of child protection so as to support and assist département based policy-making. [2013]



Social Affairs

CRIME IN FRANCE

Report's coverSummary of the French national supervisory body on crime and punishment report. [2012]





Social Affairs

ECONOMIC CRISIS, LABOUR MARKET AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION

Report's coverThis report, drawing on preceding assessments, seeks to offer a number of lessons to social actors, and in particular to the National council for the fight against poverty and social exclusion (CNLE), whose role is to alert the Government on observed dysfunctions or, conversely, to highlight the tools, measures or policies having positive impacts on the most vulnerable groups. [2012]


Health

French National Nutrition and Health Program – 2011-2015

Report's coverThe French National Nutrition and Health Program (PNNS) was initiated in 2001 and extended in 2006. It has provided a frame of reference and produced many incentive tools and mechanisms to support actions.




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Constitution of the Fifth Republic - Government - General policy statement - Council of Ministers... [Read more]
9 July 2014