Press releases

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MEPs quizzed ECB President Lagarde about the bank’s policies going forwards, how to factor in climate change, and looming high debt as a result of the pandemic

MEPs discussed with experts ways in which taxation systems should be reformed to ensure big multinationals, traders and the wealthiest persons contribute more to the economic recovery.

MEPs gave the green light to the Recovery and Resilience Facility, which is the EU’s most important tool to fight the economic and social consequences of the pandemic.

Siegfried MUREŞAN, Eider GARDIAZABAL RUBIAL and Dragoș PÎSLARU will hold a press conference on Friday 13 November at 13:00 on the Recovery and Resilience Facility.

Dutchman Frank Elderson on Tuesday received the green light from the Economic and Monetary affairs committee to sit on the ECB’s executive board.

On Monday, MEPs adopted the Recovery and Resilience Facility, an instrument designed to help EU countries tackling the effects and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

InvestEU aims to be a fund that provides support to EU investors by integrating and simplifying the financing, offered under a single budgetary guarantee scheme.

Economic and Monetary Affairs MEPs adopted targeted changes for investment firms, granting EU companies access to a diverse range of funding and supporting the post-COVID-19 recovery.

MEPs on Thursday adopted their position on a scheme to help public investments in regions most hit by the ecological transition.

Recovery should reduce economic divergence and boost the EU’s long-term social and environmental targets, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee said on Thursday.