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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12659

17 February 2021
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19 / Development
EU mulls coordinated economic recovery aid for low-income countries
Brussels, 16/02/2021 (Agence Europe)

While the EU’s post-Covid-19 green recovery dominated the Ecofin Council meeting on Tuesday 16 February, EU finance ministers also had a preliminary discussion on how the EU can help finance the recovery of the poorest non-Member States that are under threat from a tsunami of public debt.

The aid would be part of an EU initiative for global recovery, for which the Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen, presented ministers with the Commission’s plans for closing...

Contents

ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
SECTORAL POLICIES
SECURITY - DEFENCE
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS - SOCIETAL ISSUES
NEWS BRIEFS