Germany says coronavirus tracing app ready to go, as Italian privacy fears ease

By |junij 15th, 2020|contact tracing apps, coronavirus, coronavirus app, COVID19, Germany, Italy, Jens Spahn, News|

Germany’s smartphone app to trace coronavirus infections is ready to be launched this week, Health Minister Jens Spahn said on Sunday (14 June).

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Cédric O defends French COVID-19 app ahead of crunch vote 

By |maj 27th, 2020|Cedric O, contact tracing, contact tracing apps, coronavirus, COVID 19 crisis, COVID-19, COVID19, France, national assembly, News, StopCovid|

France's Secretary of State for Digital, Cédric O, defended the rollout and use of the country's planned coronavirus contact tracing app, StopCovid, ahead of a National Assembly vote on the technology today (27 May).

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ILO warns of ‘devastating’ consequences of COVID-19 on labour markets

By |april 8th, 2020|COVID19, International Labour Organisation, labour market, News, SURE, unemployment|

Lockdown measures decided across the globe to fight the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are having “devastating” consequences on labour markets, affecting around 81% of the world’s workforce, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) warned on Tuesday (7 April).

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Von der Leyen: EU budget should be the Marshall plan we lay out together

By |april 2nd, 2020|COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, European unemployment insurance scheme, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, SURE|

The EU's next long-term budget should be a key instrument in the recovery plan to confront the huge economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday (2 April).

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Brussels seeks ‘consensual’ economic response to COVID-19 crisis, shifting away from coronabonds

By |marec 31st, 2020|coronabonds, coronavirus, COVID19, EU budget, Eurogroup, MFF, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

With "all options on the table", European Commission president Ursula Von Der Leyen is looking at a consensual response among member states to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis, her spokesman said on Monday (30 March), shifting away from co...

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EU Parliament votes financial assistance for countries affected by COVID-19

By |marec 27th, 2020|cohesion policy, COVID19, EU Solidarity Fund, EU structural funds, European Council, European Parliament, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

Following an urgent procedure, the European Parliament on Thursday (26 March) almost unanimously backed two packages of financial support for countries affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

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No more coronavirus masks from us, Huawei says

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, EU, Europe, Huawei, Mask Diplomacy, masks, News|

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will halt its European mask donation programme for fear of becoming embroiled in a wider geopolitical powerplay, following comments from the EU's Foreign Chief Josep Borrell that a ‘politics of generosity’ is being played out, as well as a 'global battle of narratives'. 

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EU’s Breton defends COVID-19 telecoms data acquisition plans

By |marec 26th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, data protection, ePrivacy, EU, european health data space, GDPR, health data, News, Privacy, Thierry Breton|

The European Commission's Internal Market chief Thierry Breton has defended plans to obtain mobile data from EU telecom firms during the coronavirus outbreak, saying the acquisition of certain datasets allows for a clearer reading of "the impact of the...

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Commission touts importance of ‘data for common good’ amid COVID-19 privacy concerns

By |marec 25th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID19, data, data protection, EU, News, Privacy, symptom tracker, Thierry Breton, ZOE|

The European Commission will task EU governments with establishing structures that facilitate the use of data for the 'common good' before the end of the year. The executive is hoping that the response to the Coronavirus crisis can demonstrate the powe...

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Health, trust and journalism: a Coronavirus Plan for the Media

By |marec 25th, 2020|#Media4EU, coronavirus, COVID19, media, News|

In this Open Letter to the President of the EU Commission, media stakeholders and experts, in a personal capacity, along with MEPs and former MEPs ask for the Commission to support trust in public action, and to help sustain the media in this testing t...

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