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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.

Covid-19 Vaccinations Begin in Greece

Greece's first vaccinations against the coronavirus were performed on December 27, in accordance with the country's vaccination operation “Eleftheria”.

Brexit: EU Reaches Free Trade Agreement with the UK

After months of intensive negotiations, the European Commission reached a free trade agreement with the UK on the terms of its future cooperation with the EU.

Covid-19 Vaccine Distribution Process for EU Countries Begins

Greece will receive its first batch of EU-approved Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, December 26, with vaccinations scheduled to begin on Sunday, December 27.

Greece Announces When General Population will Receive Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek health authorities released its Covid-19 vaccination schedule and informed when the vaccine will be available to the country's general population.

EU Looks to Build Strategy for Stronger Schengen Area

The EU is looking to foster cooperation and political dialogue in order to build a stronger and more resilient Schengen area.

G20 Leaders Agree to Facilitate post-Covid-19 Travel and Tourism 

Facilitating tourism and resuming safe travel were among the issues discussed at the G20 summit held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

EU Chief: First Covid-19 Vaccinations May Start in December

The European Union may start vaccinating its residents in December, according to European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen.

EU Cooperates with EASA to Launch Common PLF for Safe Arrivals

The EU is cooperating with EASA to launch a first pilot version of a common digital PLF to ensure safe arrivals for member states in Covid-19 times.

EU Leaders Reiterate Pledge to Work Together on Covid-19 Actions

EU leaders have agreed that lifting Covid-19 restrictions should be gradual and also explored ways to develop a unified approach for the use of rapid antigen tests.

Greece Gets Access to €2bn Through EU’s SURE Support Program

Greece has gained access to 2 billion euros worth of funds from the EU's SURE instrument, which is aimed to help companies and employees affected by Covid-19.