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Coronavirus Global Response: world leaders summit and concert line-up announced for 27 June

The ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future’ campaign launched by the Commission and the international advocacy organisation Global Citizen on 28 May will culminate in a global pledging summit and concert on Saturday 27 June. The aim is to mobilise additional funding to develop and deploy coronavirus vaccines, tests and treatments. Access to vaccines everywhere, […]

World Refugee Day: The EU reaffirms its unwavering commitment to refugees and displaced persons in the midst of the global pandemic

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day on 20 June, the European Commission and the High Representative issued a joint statement reaffirming the EU’s unwavering commitment to support people in need of international protection across the world: “This year, World Refugee Day comes at a time when the world is facing a global pandemic […]

Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans participates in a webinar on ‘A Green Recovery: Which World Do We Want After COVID-19?’

Tomorrow, Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, will participate in a webinar organised by the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University to discuss the post-coronavirus world with students and alumni in Europe, America and China. The Commission is working relentlessly and in close cooperation with Member States to […]

IMF/ World Economic Outlook Press Briefing

IMF projects worst economic downturn since the Great Depression The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy faltering and forecasts negative global growth of minus 3 percent in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said: “Under the assumption that the pandemic and required containment peaks in the […]

Factual Findings: Real World Impact of Covid-19

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has caused unprecedented disruption and uncertainty throughout the globe. As the virus spreads, movement and interaction worldwide has already begun to change. To help understand the impact of what’s happened thus far, Factual examined visitation to physical locations in various business categories over the past four weeks, from Feb. 17 through […]