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Von der Leyen calls mini-summit to push for a deal on recovery plan

By |julij 2nd, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, EU budget, EU recovery fund, German presidency, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

European Commission president Ursula Von der Leyen called on Thursday (2 July) a mini-summit for next week with her counterparts at the Council, Parliament and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to work towards a deal on the EU recovery package.

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From Brussels to Malaga: traveling in times of pandemic

By |julij 1st, 2020|aiport, COVID-19, flying, News, tourism, transport, travel|

As the summer kicks in and EU countries have been easing travel restriction, I decided to experience what it is like to travel during a pandemic by flying from Brussels to Malaga (Spain).

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Commission pledges almost half of the recovery fund for 2021

By |junij 24th, 2020|News|

The European Commission presented on Wednesday (24 June) its €166.7 billion budget draft for 2021 to be topped up with around €344 billion which accounts for almost half of the EU recovery fund.

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No consent to ‘historic’ recovery plan without new revenues, MEPs warn

By |junij 18th, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, EU budget, European Parliament, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Parliament will only give its consent to a new EU long-term budget if the basket of own resources is increased to pay for the recovery fund, the main political groups warned in a letter addressed to EU leaders ahead of Friday's (19 June) summit. 

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Commissioner Schmit: The future of Europe is not low wages, insecure jobs

By |junij 17th, 2020|coronavirus recovery plan, COVID 19 crisis, European pillar of social rights, Minimum wage, News, Nicolas Schmit, social europe|

The EU is facing the worst recession in history as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. To ensure that the crisis does not turn into a social emergency, the bloc must address issues like job security, minimum wages, or youth opportunities, the Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, told EURACTIV in an interview. 

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Commissioner Ferreira: ‘A crisis of this dimension cannot be addressed with a 1% GNI budget’

By |junij 15th, 2020|cohesion policy, coronavirus recovery plan, Elisa Ferreira, Frugal Four, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, single market|

The COVID-19 outbreak has resulted in the worst recession in the history of the EU, which the European Commission aims to tackle with an unprecedented stimulus package. The Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, explained the ambitious ...

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Beyond the US: Police brutality, structural racism are a problem in Europe too

By |junij 11th, 2020|European Network Against Racism, George Floyd, News, non-discrimination, Racism, Roma|

Thousands of people have taken to Europe's streets not only to protest the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in the US but to denounce police brutality and structural racism, which is an issue on this side of the Atlantic as well.

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Decentralised cooperation: boosting citizens participation from Barcelona to Marrakesh

By |junij 9th, 2020|Barcelona, cooperation and development, decentralised cooperation, Jutta Urpilainen, Marrakesh, News, Regional Policy|

The Government of the province of Barcelona (Spain) and six municipalities in Marrakesh (Morocco) have been working together to strengthen participatory democracy and upholding women’s rights in the region through decentralised cooperation for three years. 

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Changes in education as a result of COVID-19 crisis are here to stay, experts say

By |junij 5th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, Education, enterpreneurial education, future of work, News, OCDE|

As lockdown measures are relaxed and schools reopen across Europe, EURACTIV has interviewed experts on whether the pandemic could have a long-lasting impact on education systems in Europe, and they said changes are here to stay.

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Commission continues with EU minimum wage push, using coronavirus momentum

By |junij 4th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, in-work poverty, inequalities, low wages, Minimum wage, News, Nicolas Schmit, social rights|

The European Commission insists that minimum wages ensuring workers across the EU earn a decent living are crucial to the coronavirus recovery and on Wednesday (3 June) launched a new round of consultations with social partners.

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