Commission welcomes the political agreement on the European Year of Youth
The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached yesterday evening by the European Parliament and the Council to make 2022 the European Year of Youth.
New rules on VAT rates offer Member States more flexibility while supporting the EU’s green, digital and public health priorities
These new rules will provide governments with more flexibility in the rates they can apply and ensure equal treatment between EU Member States.
State aid: Commission approves €133 million Swedish scheme to support rail freight and passenger operators affected by the coronavirus outbreak
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €133 million (SEK 1,370 million) Swedish scheme to support the rail freight sector and the rail passenger sector in the context of the coronavirus outbreak.
EU pledges €2.5 billion to combat malnutrition with partner countries
At today’s Nutrition for Growth Summit in Tokyo, the Commission announced a new pledge of €2.5 billion for 2021-2024 to reduce all forms of malnutrition. This contribution covers humanitarian assistance to address urgent needs as well as support to tackle the underlying causes of malnutrition,