• Posted 21-Sep-2020

NextGenerationEU: Commission presents next steps for €672.5 billion Recovery and Resilience Facility in 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy

The European Commission has set out strategic guidance for the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility in its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy (ASGS).


  • Posted 21-Sep-2020

MEPs approve €6.2 billion to tackle crisis and speed up vaccine deployment

The European Parliament has voted, to increase the EU budget 2020 by €6.2 billion, to allocate €1.1 billion to develop and deploy a COVID-19 vaccine and to reinforce Cohesion funds by €5.1 billion.


  • Posted 21-Sep-2020

Regions and cities need more Europe to face the future crises and challenges

The European Committee of the Regions' Commission for Natural Resources (NAT) met to discuss sustainable tourism and the responses needed at EU level to face the challenges posed by the Coronavirus and its impact on local communities.


  • Posted 21-Sep-2020

Commission supports international clinical research network to treat COVID-19

An ambitious new EU-funded research initiative, EU-RESPONSE, will establish a clinical research network to treat COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases. The Commission announced today that it will support the project with €15.7 million.


  • Posted 21-Sep-2020

New recommendations for a safe and ethical transition towards driverless mobility

The European Commission has published a report by an independent group of experts on Ethics of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs). In this new report, the Expert Group outlines twenty recommendations on road safety, privacy, fairness, AI explainability and responsibility for the development and deployment of connected and automated vehicles.