Coronavirus: a common path to Europe’s safe re-opening

The FINANCIAL -- Ahead of the meeting of European leaders on 25 March, the Commission is calling on Member States to prepare for a coordinated approach to a gradual lifting of COVID-19 restrictions when the epidemiological situation will allow. In a Communication…

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FRA: Worsening conditions for migrants and refugees across Europe

The FINANCIAL — The Coronavirus pandemic continues to severely affect migrants and refugees. Difficulties to enter the EU, increasing reports of pushbacks and violence at the borders, and worsening conditions in reception centres are some of the main concerns the EU Agency…

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European Commission revealed Autumn 2020 Economic Forecast

The FINANCIAL — The coronavirus pandemic represents a very large shock for the global and EU economies, with very severe economic and social consequences. Economic activity in Europe suffered a severe shock in the first half of the year and rebounded strongly…

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EU provides €100 mln to Mozambique for education, health and social protection

The FINANCIAL — The European Commission and the Government of Mozambique have today signed a budget support programme worth €100 million to respond to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19. Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, commented: “With this contribution, the European Union will…

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Government debt up to 87.8% of GDP in EU

The FINANCIAL — At the end of the second quarter of 2020, the quarter in which the impacts of the containment measures as well as policy responses to the containment measures fully materialised in increased financing needs, the government debt to GDP…

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EU removed more countries from safe countries list

The FINANCIAL — Following a review under the recommendation on the gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU, the European Council updated the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted. As stipulated in the…

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