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Top Stories from the European Commission - 1-5 June 2020

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Daily News 04 / 06 / 2020
03 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Daily news


Brussels, 04 Jun 2020

Coronavirus Global Response: European Commission pledges €300 million to Gavi


03 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 04 Jun 2020

Today, the European Commission is announcing a pledge of €300 million to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, for the period 2021–2025. It will help immunise 300 million children around the world and finance vaccine stockpiles to shield against outbreaks of infectious diseases.


Speech by President von der Leyen at the Global Vaccine Summit
03 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Speech Brussels, 04 Jun 2020

Vaccination means freedom from fear. The coronavirus has reminded us of this old truth. Twenty years ago, governments from all over the world joined forces with...


Speech of Vice President Vera Jourová on countering disinformation amid COVID-19 "From pandemic to infodemic"

03 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Speech Brussels, 04 Jun 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has been accompanied by an unprecedented 'infodemic', according to the World Health Organisation. Our conversation cannot be more timel...


Von der Leyen: EU pledges new funding to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
03 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission News Brussels, 04 Jun 2020

Gavi has brought life-saving vaccines to millions of families that could not afford them, making "immunisation accessible to all across the globe", President von der Leyen said.


Yemen: EU allocates over €70 million to help most vulnerable population
02 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jun 2020

The Commission will provide new funding of €70 million in Yemen, as the coronavirus threatens to worsen one of the world's worst humanitarian crises, where fami...


Daily News 03 / 06 / 2020
02 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 03 Jun 2020

COLLEGE MEETING: Commission launches second-stage consultation of social partners on fair minimum wages in the EU

Today, the Commission launches the second-sta...


Fair minimum wages: Commission launches second-stage consultation of social partners
02 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jun 2020

Today, the Commission launches the second-stage consultation of European trade unions and employers' organisations on how to ensure fair minimum wages for all workers in the European Union.


EU budget: Commission takes steps to make €11.5 billion available for crisis repair and recovery in 2020
02 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jun 2020

The Commission has today proposed modifications to its budget for 2020 to make €11.5 billion for crisis repair and recovery available already in 2020. Once avai...


Commission proposes to top up support for refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
02 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 03 Jun 2020

The European Commission has today proposed to top up support for refugees and host communities in response to the Syria crisis by a total of €585 million. Out o...


Statement by Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic at the press conference on sectoral MFF 2021–2027 proposal by the European Commission
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Statement Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

Ladies and gentlemen,

I will start with the EU Civil Protection.

One of the lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic is that Europe needs a more robust civil protec...


Statement by Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius at the press conference on the Common Fisheries Policy in the next MFF
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Statement Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

Good morning everyone,
The fishery and aquaculture sectors have been hit particularly hard by the Coronavirus crisis. Markets were disrupted and many businesses...


Remarks by Commissioner Wojciechowski at the press conference on the Common Agricultural Policy in the next MFF*
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Speech Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

Ladies and gentlemen,

Since the beginning of my term of office, in my public appearances, also in the European Parliament, the Council as well as in talks with...


Questions and Answers on the EU budget: the Common Agricultural Policy and Common Fisheries Policy*
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

To help repair the economic and social damage brought by the coronavirus pandemic, kick-start European recovery, and protect and create jobs, the European Commi...


Questions and answers: the EU budget for external action in the next Multiannual Financial Framework
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

What did the Commission propose?

Together with the new European Recovery Instrument ('Next Generation EU'), the European Commission is proposing a targeted ame...


Questions and Answers: rescEU and Humanitarian Aid under the new MFF
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Questions and answers Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

rescEU

Why is the Commission proposing to strengthen the EU Civil Protection Mechanism and rescEU?

The EU Civil Protection Mechanism is a crisis management st...


Daily News 02 / 06 / 2020
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Daily news Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

EU budget for recovery: rescEU - giving the EU direct crisis response tools

The Commission proposes today to give the European Union the tools to react more qu...


Commission launches consultation to seek views on Digital Services Act package
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

Today the Commission has launched a public consultation on the Digital Services Act, a landmark package announced by President von der Leyen in her political gu...


Antitrust: Commission consults stakeholders on a possible new competition tool
01 June 2020, 23:00

European Commission Press release Brussels, 02 Jun 2020

The European Commission has published today an inception impact assessment as well as an open public consultation inviting comments on exploring the need for a ...


Questions and answers: Commission adopts new EU Air Safety List
01 June 2020, 23:00


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