PM: Fidesz, EPP ‘Parted Ways’

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, commenting on the exit of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party from the European People’s Party group, told public broadcaster Kossuth Radio that when all European prime ministers were practically “fighting a life-and-death battle” to protect their citizens from the virus, others “in a Brussels bubble” were busy making changes to regulations in […]

The European Pillar of Social Rights must be delivered in partnership with local and regional authorities

​​​Regions and cities are ready to play their part in building a strong Social Europe which will ensure just transitions and recovery after the Covid-19 crisis. The Action Plan for the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights , which was presented today by the European Commission, sets three ambitious headline targets which should guide policy […]

The Court of Justice of the European Union maintained a high level of activity in 2020

Despite the unprecedented constraints linked to the pandemic situation, the Court of Justice of the European Union maintained a high level of activity in 2020. The Court of Justice of the European Union successfully managed to maintain a high level of activity in 2020, in a context marked by teleworking and restrictions on movements which […]

How to keep Europeans healthy and safe in a changing climate?

European countries are facing increasing threats from climate change, including extreme weather events and infectious diseases. A new briefing by the Lancet Countdown and the European Environment Agency (EEA), published today on the European Climate and Health Observatory, draws attention to health impacts of climate change in the European Union (EU) and suggests key actions […]