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Covid-19: 70% of EU Adult Population Fully Vaccinated

The EU has reached a crucial milestone with 70 percent of the adult population now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the European Commission announced.

EU Releases €4bn for Greece to Finance Investments, Reforms

The European Commission has released 4 billion euros in pre-financing to Greece as part of the EU’s post-Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF).

EU Digital COVID Certificate for Travel is Now Official

The EU has cleared the way for the establishment of the Digital COVID Certificate which is expected to facilitate travel in Europe from July 1.

EU Aims to Make Schengen ‘Largest Free Travel Area in the World’

The European Commission has tabled a strategy aimed at establishing the Schengen zone into the largest free travel area in the world.

EU COVID Travel Pass on Track to be Ready End of June

European Parliament and Council negotiators reached a deal for an EU Digital COVID Certificate to facilitate travel in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Greek PM: EU Covid-19 Travel Certificate Should Go into Effect ‘as Soon as Possible’

Getting the EU’s Covid-19 certificate off the ground as soon as possible in order to facilitate travel is vital, says Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

EU Aims to Open this Summer to Vaccinated Tourists from US 

The EU is set to re-open this summer to American tourists who have been vaccinated against Covid-19, according to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

EU Makes Progress on Covid-19 Digital Certificate for Travel

EU ambassadors have agreed a mandate for negotiations with the European Parliament on the proposal for the Covid-19 Digital Green Certificate for travel.

EU Vaccination Certificate for Travel May be Ready Before Summer

An EU-wide vaccination certificate that will facilitate travel may launch before the summer, according to European Commission VP Margaritis Schinas.

Vaccination Certificates will Allow Freedom of Movement, Says Greek Tourism Minister

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis says he expects an agreement to be made in the EU on establishing a vaccination certificate to facilitate travel.

Greek PM: Vaccine Certificate Must Launch ‘Quickly’ to Facilitate Travel

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has once again urged for the swift establishment of an EU-wide vaccination certificate to facilitate post-pandemic travel.

EU Closer to Agreeing on Digital Vaccination Passport

The EU member states appear ready to agree on the introduction of a digital Covid-19 vaccination passport as early as this month.

EU Leaders Put Covid-19 Vaccine Certificate on the Table

The development of an EU-wide vaccine certificate, which could pave the way for travel to resume, was among the main topics discussed during a video conference of EU leaders.

Greece Calls on EU to Ensure Covid-19 Vaccine Supply

Greece is urging the EU to ensure that Covid-19 vaccine supplies are secured and that there will be no more delays.

Greece Gets €728m in SURE Unemployment Support

Greece is set to receive a total of 728 million euros in funding from the EU's SURE unemployment scheme.

Covid-19: Commission Proposes New Measures on Travel in the EU

The Commission has proposed new measures on travel in the EU that include stricter rules for travelers from areas where there is a higher-risk of Covid-19.

EU Leaders Fail to Agree on Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate

The EU has not reached a decision on a unified approach to movement of individuals in the Covid-19 era, which would help restart the economy and facilitate travel.

Tourism Minister: Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate Not Required for Greece Entry

A Covid-19 vaccination certificate will not be required for travel to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greek PM Proposes Joint EU Vaccination Certificate for Travel

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is calling for the introduction of an EU-wide vaccination certificate that will facilitate safe travel.

Post-Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement Signed by EU Officials

A set of rules setting the terms of cooperation between the EU and the UK has been signed, paving the way for the continuation of smooth operations and strong ties after Brexit.