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Joined June 2010
Born May 09

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    10 seconds ⇆ 300 vaccinations in the EU Vaccination is gaining speed by the day. And this is happening because we are all mobilised.

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  2. Did you know that every you can visit our headquarters? In 2021, we did things differently and threw open our digital doors! Come explore our virtual world and learn more about what we're doing for you on green, digital, health, recovery and much more 🔎

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  3. Pollution affects everybody through the air we breathe, the water we drink or the land we grow our food on. is the topic of the 2021, an opportunity to make the ambition for a toxic-free environment a reality. Join➡️

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  4. By 2030, we aim at reducing: 🐛the EU ecosystems where air pollution threatens biodiversity by 25% 🚌the share of people chronically disturbed by transport noise by 30% 🗑️residual municipal waste by 50%

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  5. By 2030, we want to improve: 🏙️air quality to reduce the number of premature deaths by 55% 🌊water quality by reducing waste at sea by 50% and microplastics released into the environment by 30% 🌱soil quality by reducing nutrient losses and chemical pesticides’ use by 50%

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  6. Pollution is the largest environmental cause of diseases and biodiversity loss. The Action Plan will: ✅ reduce air, water and soil pollution to harmless levels ✅ include pollution prevention in EU decisions

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  7. The impact of on our recovery will begin to be felt this year and next year. We have much hard work ahead to make the most of this historic opportunity. And of course, maintaining the now strong pace of vaccinations in the EU will be crucial.

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  8. Unemployment rates will decrease from their peaks in most EU countries. Until we reach solid ground, we will continue to do all it takes to protect people and keep businesses afloat.

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  9. The EU and euro area economies are expected to rebound strongly as vaccination rates increase and restrictions are eased. Growth rates will continue to vary across the EU, but all EU countries should see their economies return to pre-crisis levels by the end of 2022.

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  10. Europe's economic prospects are looking brighter. The Spring 2021 Economic Forecast projects that the EU economy will expand by: 📈4.2% in 2021 📈4.4% in 2022 More here:

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  11. Europe needs to move towards a toxic-free environment and a zero-pollution ambition in air, water and soil. We owe it to our children and to all Europeans. Stay tuned for our Strategy today!

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  12. We have received Hungary's recovery and resilience plan.   The reforms and investment projects 🇭🇺 plans to implement are structured around the key policy areas of green transition, healthcare, research, digital, cohesion and public administration.  

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  13. Europe’s recovery starts now. We are investing €750 billion to make Europe greener, stronger, and more digital for the future. Let’s get to work. Let’s .

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  14. Now more than ever, Behind coronavirus, a mental health emergency has spread like a silent pandemic, across Europe and the world. We are working to: 💚 promote mental health 💚 prevent mental illness 💚 improve access to treatment

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  15. The EU is reaffirming its solidarity with vulnerable people in countries in the Sahel and Central Africa. €210 million in EU humanitarian aid will help provide life-saving assistance, protection and more in 2021. More:

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  16. Testing is still crucial to slow down the spread of COVID-19 8⃣3⃣ rapid antigen tests (RATs) are now on the common list agreed by the Security Committee. 3⃣5⃣ of them are mutually recognised by EU Member States Read more here 👇

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  17. The 🇪🇺 EU’s joint reserve of medical equipment is growing, and so is the space hosting the supplies! Here’s a snapshot from the newly opened warehouses in Germany and Denmark. 📦📦📦

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  18. "I would like that the EU itself accedes to the Istanbul Convention. We will also propose new alternative rules to prevent and fight violence against women". President on the 10 years of the

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  19. The is the cornerstone of the protection of women and girls, worldwide. Over the past 10 years, it has guided numerous states in preventing and combating violence against women effectively. We must ensure that it continues to play its role ↓

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  20. The EU must send a strong signal that violence against women & girls is unacceptable. That domestic violence is not a private matter. The is the cornerstone of the protection of women & girls, worldwide. An important basis on which we must build further.

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