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EU budget for recovery : Increased funding to support EU farmers and fishermen towards a green transition/economy

In its proposal for a reinforced long-term budget, the Commission will increase the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) by €9 billion (€4 billion for the CAP’s European Agricultural Guarantee Fund and €5 billion for the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development) and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) by €500 million. An additional €15 billion […]

EU budget for recovery: EU Commission proposes new Health Programme EU4Health with a budget of €9.4 billion

The Commission has proposed a new, ambitious stand-alone health programme for the 2021-2027 period – the EU4Health Programme. EU4Health will make a significant contribution to the post-COVID-19 recovery by making the EU population healthier, improving the resilience of health systems, and promoting innovation in the health sector. It will fill the gaps revealed by the […]

EU budget for recovery: A green and just recovery

As announced by President von der Leyen, the Commission is proposing a new REACT-EU initiative to increase cohesion support to Member States to make their economies more resilient and sustainable in the crisis repair phase. This will help to bridge the gap between first response measures and longer-term recovery. Programmes such as the European Social […]

EU budget for recovery: Recovery and Resilience Facility

As announced by European Commission President von der Leyen on 27 May 2020, the centrepiece of the recovery plan will be a new Recovery and Resilience Facility. The aim of the facility will be to support investments and reforms essential to a lasting recovery, to improve the economic and social resilience of the Member States, […]

Coronavirus: €2.7 billion from the EU budget to support the EU healthcare sector

The European Commission proposed to activate the European Union’s Emergency Support Instrument on 2 April to directly support the healthcare systems of the EU countries in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Today, the Council gave its fast approval, so that the €2.7 billion instrumentcan immediately begin providing direct support where most needed. The instrument […]