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Commission proposes to purchase up to 300 million additional doses of BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine

The European Commission today proposed to the EU Member States to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by BioNTech and Pfizer, with the option to acquire another 100 million doses.                                         […]


The S&D Group urges the EU Commission and EU Council to facilitate the distribution of a save vaccine to all in a rapid, equal, accessible and affordable manner.

The Covid-19 pandemic has clearly shown the need to not only strengthen all member states’ healthcare systems

The Covid-19 pandemic has clearly shown the need to not only strengthen all member states’ healthcare systems, but also to have a better coordinated and solidary European approach that could improve patient safety and bridge national shortcomings. We also call on the EU to do its utmost to help find real solutions for the fast […]


Exclusive Interview with Dario Nardella, President of Eurocities and Mayor of Florence

This week can be a historical week for climate

Introduce EUROCITIES: members, areas of expertise? Eurocities wants to make cities places where everyone can enjoy a good quality of life, is able to move around safely, access quality and inclusive public services and benefit from a healthy environment. We do this by networking almost 200 larger European cities, which together represent some 130 million […]


CNR, a model of Territorial anchoring mobilized for Green recovery

Madam Elisabeth AYRAULT, Chairman of the Executive Board & President and CEO of the COMPAGNIE NATIONALE DU RHONE (CNR)

CNR is a company with a unique business model. Has this been an advantage in getting you through the Covid crisis? The CNR model is unique in that it allows an integrated and systemic management of the Rhone River. This is evidenced by our three combined missions to produce hydroelectricity, develop the waterway and irrigate […]


Monetary Dialogue: the evolving economic outlook and the respective roles of monetary and fiscal policies

Irene TINAGLI, President of the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), and Christine LAGARDE, President of the European Central Bank

The ECB Governing Council took the latest monetary policy decisions three weeks ago. On October twenty nine. The Governing Council decided to keep its accommodative monetary policies unchanged and indicated the following. In the current environment of risks clearly tilted to the downside, the Governing Council will carefully assess the incoming information, including the dynamics […]


Offshore renewable energy

meeting with Ditte Juul-Joergensen, Director General of DG Energy European Commission (DG ENER)

What is offshore renewable energy? Offshore renewable energy can come from a diversity of abundant, natural and clean sources. The technologies to exploit them are at different stages of development. • Offshore bottom-fixed wind is already advanced, with 12 GW installed today in EU waters. • Floating offshore wind has an installed capacity of 40MW and some Member […]


The EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy

Boosting Offshore Renewable Energy for a Climate Neutral Europe

To help meet the EU’s goal of climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission today presents the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy. The Strategy proposes to increase Europe’s offshore wind capacity from its current level of 12 GW to at least 60 GW by 2030 and to 300 GW by 2050. The Commission aims to complement this with 40 GW of […]


Covid-19: how is the EU doing on health?

Pascal Canfin, chair of Parliament's environment and public health committee, talks about how the EU has managed the health aspects of the coronavirus crisis.

As Europe faces rising numbers of Covid-19 cases, what lessons have been learnt from the first wave? The Covid crisis is an unprecedented challenge for our societies. We know that we will need a vaccine, but we also know that it will take time. We have learnt from the first wave that coordination is key. […]


Budget and recovery: Johan Van Overtveldt’s appeal to the Council of Europe

 With a deal reached on the EU's 2021-2027 budget, recovery funds should get flowing as soon as possible

With a deal reached on the EU’s 2021-2027 budget, recovery funds should get flowing as soon as possible, said budgets committee chair Johan Van Overtveldt. Van Overtveldt (ECR, Belgium) described the agreement reached with the Council on the EU’s long-term budget as “rather successful” and “a positive thing”. However, he explained there are still hurdles to be overcome before the […]


For an European Health Data : Jens Spahn, Stella Kyriakides, & Thierry Breton

The set-up of the European Health Data Space will be an integral part of building a European Health Union

A European Health Data Space for better healthcare, better research and better health policy making. The set-up of the European Health Data Space will be an integral part of building a European Health Union Jens Spahn, Germany’s Federal Minister of Health: Health data is paramount, for health care in general, but especially to fight cross-border health threats […]