Comments to ECHA's Strategic Plan 2019-2023

ECHA invited interested parties to comment on its draft Strategic Plan 2019-2023 in a public consultation held from 4 April to 4 May 2018. The Agency received 170 comments.

The Agency will consider this important feedback in the finalisation of the Strategic Plan. ECHA aims at having an adopted, revised and finalised version of the plan in December 2018 and base its work programme for 2019 on it.

The comments, published below, show the rich and diverse input received. ECHA thanks everyone who participated in the consultation for their time and effort and their contributions to shaping the future of our work on chemicals safety.

Input from

    9 different countries

    17 stakeholder organisations, Member States and individuals.

Further feedback from other EU agencies and authorities will complement the input.

Next steps

    Discussion with ECHA’s Management Board.

    Revision of the draft Strategic Plan.

    Consultation with ECHA’s Management Board

    Adoption in December 2018.

The Strategic Plan for 2019-2023 outlines ECHA’s work over the five years towards safer chemicals. Each year, the Agency will establish work programmes containing concrete actions for the successful implementation of the plan.