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Supporting policy with scientific evidence

We mobilise people and resources to create, curate, make sense of and use knowledge to inform policymaking across Europe.

Supporting policy with scientific evidence


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Knowledge4Policy (K4P) is the EU Commission's platform for evidence-based policymaking. Our goal: to bridge the science-policy gap by bringing together evidence for policy from scientists across Europe, to policymakers across Europe.

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  • high quality, relevant and scientifically robust knowledge created and curated by 19 teams of European Commission scientists
  • content and interfaces specially created and tailored for policymakers
  • a single database of interconnected knowledge to inform policy
  • an online community where scientist and policymakers collaborate to transfer scientific knowledge into public policy (under construction)

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BLOG POST | 21 July 2024

Understanding values for policymaking: the challenges

Values are everywhere, but at the same time difficult to fully grasp. They build the foundation for what people want from politics and it is high time that we understand them better. Knowledge on how to take values into account in policy design an...
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