Merkel and von der Leyen: Two long-time companions guiding Europe

By |julij 3rd, 2020|Angela Merkel, Brexit, China, coronavirus, COVID-19, EU summit, European Commission, Frugal Four, German EU Presidency, health crisis, Hongkong, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Recovery Fund, Ursula von der Leyen|

They have ruled Germany together for 15 years. Now they are at Europe's helm. With the start of the German EU Presidency, Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have, together, forged plans to navigate Europe ou...

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Agrifood Brief, powered by Syngenta Group: Acting local, thinking global

By |julij 3rd, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, agrifood trade, coronavirus, COVID-19, eu agrifood trade, Farm to Fork, local markets, News, protectionism, transitional CAP|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet.   In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, food security has become the...

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Resurgence of COVID-19 observed in some EU countries, says EU disease centre

By |julij 2nd, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, ECDC, European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC), News, pandemic|

Several European countries have reported a resurgence of cases or large localised outbreaks of COVID-19, and there is still 'community transmission' in most EU/EEA countries, according to a report released on Thursday (2 June). The report called for co...

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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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US influence wanes as China rises, according to a new transatlantic opinion poll

By |junij 30th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EU-China relations, News, public opinion, transatlantic relations|

The pandemic may be quickly reshaping views of geopolitics, according to new polling data. More people in France, Germany and the US view China as the most influential world power, as US hegemony wanes. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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EU countries still struggle to approve border reopening ‘safe list’

By |junij 30th, 2020|COVID-19, EU external borders, lockdown, News, schengen area, travel ban|

EU member states are still struggling to approve a list of “safe countries” from where travellers could visit Europe in July, with the issue now being put to a vote, diplomats said on Monday (29 June). EU envoys on Friday...

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Working conditions in meat processing plants make them hotbed for COVID-19

By |junij 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, EFFAT, Meat, meat plant, News, workers' rights|

Another major COVID-19 outbreak in the largest meat processing facility in Europe has prompted stakeholders to urge the EU Commission to take swift measures to protect workers  in the sector and stem the spread of the virus.

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COVID-19 health crisis threatens EU’s green objectives, says IEA

By |junij 26th, 2020|2050 carbon neutrality, climate, coronavirus, COVID-19, environment, European Commission, European Green Deal, health crisis, News, Renewable energies|

While the COVID-19 crisis has had a positive impact on the energy sector by reducing emissions of polluting gases, it has also hampered green investments, making it difficult to implement the EU climate programme. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.

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Europeans disillusioned with EU coronavirus response, new poll finds

By |junij 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, ECFR, European Council on Foreign Relations, News, Pandemic Recovery Fund, public opinion|

A new poll conducted in nine member states has revealed both widespread public disapproval of the EU’s coronavirus response and agreement on  the need for greater European cooperation. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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