Contributions from the EU and its member states to support developing countries in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and coping with the impacts of climate change continued to rise in 2019, confirming a steady upward trend since 2013.
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 29/10/2020
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 European Commission adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system. The two strategies are mutually reinforcing, bringing together nature, farmers, business and
Author: Strategic Communications - Publication date: 20/05/2020
We take note of today's announcement by the UK Presidency that the COP26 will be postponed amid efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, and that the Presidency will now consult on the most appropriate date to reschedule it. On behalf of the European Commission, I want to assure the UK
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 02/04/2020
In Europe and in the world, all minds are focused on actions to tackle the outbreak of the coronavirus and mitigate the effects of the crisis. The European Union works on all fronts to support these efforts. The latest information can be found on the dedicated European Commission website. We take
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 21/03/2020
Today, the Commission presents a proposal to enshrine in legislation the EU's political commitment to be climate neutral by 2050, to protect the planet and our people. The European Climate Law sets the 2050 target and the direction of travel for all EU policy, and gives predictability for
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 04/03/2020
The European Commission today announced an investment of €101.2 million for the latest projects under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Action. The funding will support 10 large-scale environment and climate projects in nine Member States, helping Europe's transition to a
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 17/02/2020
Brussels, 20 January 2020 Check against delivery! Today it is the second Foreign Affairs Council of this month, a month [that] began the New Year with many problems. As you can imagine we discussed about Libya but as current affairs, it was not a point in the agenda, so there is no concrete
Author: EEAS Press Team - Publication date: 20/01/2020