Guidance to Member States on their plans to use the Recovery and...

Following the political agreement on the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) reached in December, the Commission has presented updated guidance to Member States on the preparation and presentation of recovery and resilience plans....

President von der Leyen on an EU Vaccine Sharing Mechanism

“Europe must be on the right side of history and humanity”. These were the words of the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, during a speech at the...

President von der Leyen on the inauguration of the new President of...

In a speech to the European Parliament on the inauguration of the new President of the United States and the current political situation, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von...

Public Consultation on Fair Taxation

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a new digital levy. This initiative aims to ensure fair taxation in the digital economy, while at the same time contributing to Europe’s...

Commission set out key actions for a united front to beat COVID-19

Ahead of the meeting of European leaders of 21 January, on a coordinated response to the COVID-19 crisis, the Commission set out a number of actions needed to step up...

Potential eco-schemes in Agriculture

The Commission published a list of potential agricultural practices that eco-schemes could support in the future Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Part of the CAP reform currently under negotiation between the European Parliament...

European Green Deal: Commission consults on EU targets to restore Europe’s biodiversity

The European Commission has launched an online public consultation on the development of legally binding EU nature restoration targets. As a key element of the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 and the European Green...

€20 million to help SMEs maximise their intellectual property assets

As of today, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) can apply for financing under a €20 million grant scheme to help EU companies to make better use of intellectual property rights. With the...

Second vaccine against COVID-19 authorised

The European Commission granted a conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the COVID‑19 vaccine developed by Moderna, the second COVID-19 vaccine authorised in the EU. This authorisation follows a positive scientific...

A Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe

For affordable, accessible and safe medicines for all The European Commission has adopted a Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe to ensure patients have access to innovative and affordable medicines and to support the competitiveness, innovative...