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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12661

19 February 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 31 / 32
NEWS BRIEFS / Civil protection
Member States approve European Parliament/EU Council agreement to improve EU rapid response to major disasters
18/02/2021 (Agence Europe)

18/02/2021 (Agence Europe)On Wednesday 17 February, the ambassadors of the Member States to the EU (Coreper) approved the political agreement between Parliament and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU to strengthen the Civil Protection Mechanism and its RescEU equipment reserve (see EUROPE B12560A9). This reform should enable the EU to respond more quickly and effectively to any large-scale disaster, based on lessons from the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the terms of the...

Contents

EXTERNAL ACTION
SECURITY - DEFENCE
SECTORAL POLICIES
EDUCATION
BREACHES OF EU LAW
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
EU RESPONSE TO COVID-19
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS - SOCIETAL ISSUES
NEWS BRIEFS