EU solidarity

    • EU Solidarity Fund: €823m in aid approved for 8 Member States

      EU Solidarity Fund: €823m in aid approved for 8 Member States

      On Monday, Budgets Committee Members approved €823m in EU aid from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF) to be distributed to 8 Member States, EP press service reported. More than €132.7m to be made in advance payments to Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Hungary, and Portugal in response to the major public health emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020.

       

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    • Key word: solidarity

      Key word: solidarity

      From the start of the pandemic one word has taken over the entire world, and particularly Europe. This word is solidarity. It's been said every hour, even every minute - repeated by frightened prime ministers and presidents, exhausted from constant explanations heads of crisis response centres set up especially to fight the coronavirus, by top officials and police brass who provide logistic support, by medical professionals with clouded minds from lack of sleep and deficit of medicines and equipment.

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