President von der Leyen Congratulates the organisers of the 2020 European Green Week for a very successful edition. "You have built a fantastic program. I would like to thank everyone who has been involved. It makes the closing of this year's Green Week the opening of a new chapter."
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 22/10/2020
The Council today authorised the Commission to endorse, on behalf of the EU, the "Leaders' Pledge for Nature", in order to send a united signal to step up global ambition for biodiversity. Commission President Ursula von der Leyen is thereby authorised to endorse the pledge at an UN
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/09/2020
The European Commission presented today its plan to reduce EU greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. This level of ambition for the next decade will put the EU on a balanced pathway to reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The new target is based on a comprehensive
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/09/2020
The Council today adopted conclusions on the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU energy sector. Above all, the Council expresses its appreciation for staff in the energy sector for their dedicated and effective efforts to ensure the continuous operation of the European energy system during
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 26/06/2020