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EU Secures Another Covid-19 Vaccine for Europeans

The European Commission has announced a new contract to secure up to 405 million doses of a vaccine produced by the European company CureVac.

EU to Buy 300m Doses of BioNTech-Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The European Commission will authorise a contract for up to 300 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer.

EU Leaders Step Up Fight Against Covid-19 with More Testing and Tracing

Keeping borders open and increasing rapid Covid-19 testing and tracing are at the top of the agenda of EU leaders.

EU Announces More Measures Against Covid-19 Resurgence

Τhe European Commission has announced an additional set of actions to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, save lives and strengthen the internal market's resilience.

European Commission Issues First Emission of EU SURE Social Bonds

The European Commission recently issued a 17-billion-euro inaugural social bond under the EU SURE instrument to help protect jobs and keep people in work.

Greek PM – EU Commission Chief Discuss Fair Migration Management

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen agreed on the need for joint efforts to address the ongoing refugee crisis in Europe.

EU Tables New Pact to Address Migration and Asylum

In an effort to effectively manage the migrant crisis in Europe, the European Commission has tabled a new proposal involving all EU member states in the responsibility.

Europe’s Travel and Tourism Industry Calls for End to Quarantines in EU

Over 20 travel and tourism bodies are calling for the European Commission to replace quarantine restrictions with a common EU testing protocol for travel.

EU Covid-19 Recovery Funding to Go into Green and Digital Investments

The European Commission presented its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy that includes a set of goals to be met through the use of 672.5 billion euros in financial aid.

EU Looks to Make Travel Easy with Colour-coded Covid-19 Map of Countries

The European Commission has proposed to simplify travel during Covid-19 times with a common colour code for destinations and a set of measures.

Health Minister: Greece Set for 3m Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias confirmed that Greece would by December have access to a first batch of three million doses of a planned Covid-19 vaccine.

European Commission: Long Road Ahead for EU Recovery

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said planned cuts in the Union’s upcoming long-term budget will be a “difficult pill to swallow".

PM: Greece Gets €70bn in EU Covid-19 Recovery Funding

Greece secured at least €70 billion in funds to address the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic from an EU recovery plan of €750 billion agreed on in Brussels.

Covid-19 Recovery Plan Tops EU Leaders’ Meeting

Reaching an agreement on the Commission’s proposed coronavirus rescue fund dubbed “Next Generation EU”, topped the agenda of a recent EU leaders meeting.

Commission Tables Covid-19 Recovery Plan to Kick-start EU Economy

Τhe European Commission has announced its proposal for a new recovery tool that will help boost jobs and growth of EU economies impacted by Covid-19.

European Commission Raises €7.4 Billion in Pledges to Fight Covid-19

The European Commission has raised 7.4 billion euros from donors worldwide, during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event that began on May 4.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Covid-19: EU Chief Says Summer Holidays Still Possible with ‘Smart Solutions’

Post-coronavirus travel will be possible as long as hygiene measures and social distancing are strictly adhered, says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

EU Prepares Roadmap for Gradual Covid-19 Lockdown Exit

The European Commission has tabled a roadmap to phase out containment measures in place across the EU due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Europe Chief Advises Against Travel, Urges Seniors to Stay Home until Year End

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen advised Europeans to wait before making travel plans and seniors to stay put until the end of the year.