EU Aid for Flood Damage in Italy

The European Commission granted €211.7 million from the  EU solidarity fund to Italy following the extreme weather damages in late October and November 2019.  This EU assistance will contribute to alleviate the extraordinary financial burden of the severe damages caused by floods and landslides, including the flooding in Venice.  It will finance retroactively the restoration of…

Europe Needs Housing Action Plan

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has sounded the alarm and called for an urgent European housing action plan, stressing that an EU strategy is essential to ensure universal access to decent, sustainable and affordable housing in the future. Decent and affordable housing is running short in the EU and, for this reason, a…

G7 Speakers Meeting

David Sassoli the European Parliament President will attend a virtual meeting of G7 leaders of Parliaments hosted by US Speaker Nancy Pelosi this afternoon. Sassoli will participate in the G7 meeting of Presidents and Speakers of Parliaments on Saturday 12 September from 13.00 to 20.15. The meeting will be held remotely and hosted by Speaker…