The Council today adopted a recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU. Travel restrictions should be lifted for countries listed in the recommendation, with this list being reviewed and, as the case may be, updated every two weeks.
This year, World Refugee Day comes at a time when the world is facing a global pandemic that has already cost the lives of thousands of people and is affecting the livelihood of millions more. The struggle is even harder for refugees, internally displaced persons, migrants and stateless persons.
The EU economy will experience a deep recession this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, despite the swift and comprehensive policy response at both EU and national levels. Because the lifting of lockdown measures is proceeding at a more gradual pace than assumed in our Spring Forecast, the
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and CureVac, abiopharmaceutical company developing innovative medicines based on optimised messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), entered into a €75 million loan agreement to support the company’s ongoing development of vaccines against infectious diseases, including
Video Message of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, and Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell on the occassion of Europe Day 2020 and the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to preserve peace, prevent conflicts, and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking on more responsibility as a
The European Union has long supported its partners in the Western Balkans on their respective integration paths, and the European Council reaffirmed its unequivocal support for the European perspective of the Western Balkans on 9 March 2017
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