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The Brief – Don’t let Italians feel abandoned

By |marec 30th, 2020|News, The Brief|

It’s not a good time for anyone being pro-European in Italy these days. In the thick of the COVID-19 crisis, a different one is looming in the country: an increasing sentiment of mistrust in the EU.

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Italy-EU relations hit a new low

By |marec 30th, 2020|News|

The anti-EU sentiment in Italy mounted over the weekend after the interview of European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen with German news agency DPA. The Commission president dismissed the idea of coronabond as “just a popular word right now,”...

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EU farm chief: Post-coronavirus recovery should be green and sustainable

By |marec 27th, 2020|CAP, Common Agicultural Policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, de minimis, European Green Deal, F2F, Farm to Fork, market measures, News, private stockage aid, PSA, State aid, transitional arrengements|

The Green Deal remains a flagship policy of von der Leyen Commission and the EU should aim for a post-COVID-19 recovery that is green and sustainable, Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

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EU farm ministers seek targeted measures to withstand COVID-19

By |marec 26th, 2020|CAP, common agricultural policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, Janusz Wojciechowski, News|

EU agriculture ministers have called for further specific and targeted measures to address the difficulties faced by the agri-food sector due to the COVID-19 pandemic such as restrictions in the movement of foodstuff, changes in the operation of produc...

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MEPs join call for ban on live animal transport amid COVID-19 border delays

By |marec 26th, 2020|live animal transport, livestock, News|

More than 40 members of the European Parliament have joined a coalition of NGOs calling for a ban on long-distance animal transport during the coronavirus crisis. They argue that the reintroduction of border controls has resulted in delays which risk a...

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MEPs demand CAP contingency plan as part of EU response to COVID-19

By |marec 25th, 2020|common agricultural policy, coronavirus, COVID-19, News, Norbert Lins, Paolo De Castro|

Lawmakers in the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to prepare a strategy anticipating the difficulties that might arise in implementing the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Hungarian MEP volunteers to fight coronavirus on the frontline

By |marec 24th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Katalin Cseh, News|

Renew Europe MEP Katalin Cseh, a medical doctor by training, has answered the call for volunteers launched by the Hungarian ministry of human resources facing a serious lack of healthcare workers.

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First death of coronavirus reported in EU institutions

By |marec 24th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, dg itec, European Parliament, News|

A 41-years-old external contractor working at the European Parliament has died on Sunday (22 March) from respiratory complications after he contracted the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the institution confirmed yesterday (23 March).

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The Brief – Europe in a coma

By |marec 20th, 2020|News, The Brief|

We know (now), it’s serious. After having underestimated the threat for a long while, European governments have put the bloc’s economy in an induced coma to halt the dramatic spread of the virus.

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Transitional CAP puts back bloc’s ‘green’ ambition in farming, warn auditors

By |marec 19th, 2020|common agricultural policy, ECA, European Court of Auditors, European Green Deal, News, transitional arrengements|

Bridging measures are necessary to prevent farmers from being financially exposed until the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is agreed, but they may hold up the Commission’s ambition to make the farming sector more environmentally sustainable, the EU auditors warned in their latest opinion.

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