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The common EU response to COVID-19

The EU is mobilising all resources available to help member states coordinate their national responses, and this includes providing objective information about the spread of the virus, the effective efforts to contain it and measures taken to repair the economic and social damage brought by the pandemic.

From this page, you can access the dedicated webpages and resources published by the EU institutions and bodies as well as EU member states.

Highlights

NextGeneration EU

This is NextGenerationEU. This is more than a recovery plan. It is a once in a lifetime chance to emerge stronger from the pandemic, transform our economies, create opportunities and jobs for the Europe where we want to live.

A European Green Deal

Europe aims to be the first climate-neutral continent by becoming a modern, resource-efficient economy.

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Principles and values

The common principles and values that underlie life in the EU: freedom, democracy, equality and the rule of law, promoting peace and stability.

EU priorities

Discover the EU’s priorities for 2019-2024: promoting a green Europe, developing the economic base, protecting citizens and their freedoms.

Budget

How the EU budget is funded and spent, managing EU funds, areas of expenditure, fact check on the EU budget.

Achievements

Discover what the EU does for citizens, how it protects rights, promotes prosperity and strives to make the world a safer place.

Learning corner

Teaching material, games and much more about the European Union and its activities, for children, teenagers, teachers and parents.

Top publications

General information in different formats about the European Union and what it does, aimed at people over 18.