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Coronavirus: Increased flexibility under EU Cohesion policy helps Italian regions to cope with the crisis

The European Commission has welcomed and approvedthe redirection of €30 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to help two Italian regions, Emilia Romagna and Tuscany, to cope with the coronavirus crisis. The two regions are the first to use the flexibilities provided under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII). Emilia Romagna will fund […]

Coronavirus: European Institute of Innovation and Technology mobilises €60 million Crisis Response Initiative

As part of the European Union’s collective efforts to tackle the coronavirus crisis, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has launched the EIT Crisis Response Initiativesupporting innovative solutions for social and economic recovery. Through this initiative, the EIT makes available €60 million in additional funding to help innovators generate high-impact solutions that address […]

Remarks by Vice-President Věra Jourová on “Threats to democracy during the COVID-19 crisis” event organised by B’nai B’rith

Honourable Members of the European Parliament, Dear organisers from B’nai B’rith, Dear participants, We are going through extraordinary times that put unprecedented pressure on us individually, but also on our society. First, we are worried about our health. Then, we are also worried about our jobs and the state of our economies. But, as the […]

Western Balkans’ leaders meeting: EU reinforces support to address COVID-19 crisis and outlines proposal for post-pandemic recovery

Today, the European Commission is announcing over €3.3 billion of EU financial support mobilised jointly with the European Investment Bank to the benefit of the Western Balkans’ citizens. This package aims to address the immediate health and resulting humanitarian needs of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as help with the social and economic recovery. In […]

EU Platform of Diversity Charters turns 10 – Diversity, inclusion and solidarity are now more important than ever in time of crisis

The EU Platform of Diversity Charters celebrates today 10 years of connecting companies, civil society and public institutions to promote and strengthen diversity and inclusion at the workplace. With over 12,000 signatories, representing over 16 million employees from across the EU, the Platform has brought about tangible results, such as the introduction of flexible hours […]

Coronavirus: Commission presents guidelines on waste management in the coronavirus crisis

Today, the Commission published guidelines to support Member States in their waste management in these difficult times of coronavirus. The continuity in providing those services also during the coronavirus crisis is crucial for our health, for the environment, and for the economy. Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, Virginijus Sinkevičius,said: “In this unprecedented crisis, we […]

Groupe PSA is mobilizing in COVID-19 crisis

• Protect and help: donation of masks and medical equipment • Provide mobility: by providing vehicles to healthcare professionals • Use its industrial know-how: production of respirators and visors in 3D printing While ensuring the protection of its employees through a system of extended measures and remote working, Groupe PSA chooses to help those who […]

The men and women overseeing the corona crisis at Porsche

The Crisis Management Team at Porsche AG plays a central role during the Corona crisis. Every morning at 8 am Florian Haacke, Head of Corporate Security at Porsche AG, and Dr. Daniel Mauss, Head of Health Management, inform the Porsche Executive Board about the latest developments related to Covid-19. The two lead an interdisciplinary group […]