Our response to the pandemic outside the EU
Coronavirus is affecting each and everyone of us around the world. There is only one way to tackle this pandemic: setting aside our differences and bringing together what unites us. Here’s our response to the pandemic outside the EU:
- Financing and assistance for healthcare and job losses will be offered for more than 100 countries.
- €1.7 billion to help the Western Balkans recover from the pandemic. Our contribution is part of an EU package worth €3.3 billion.
- We partner with the World Health Organization to support health care in 10 African countries and offer diagnostic tests and protective equipment for people who need help the most.
- We joined a wide range of international players pledging urgent funding for vaccines, diagnostics and treatments.
We work hard on the ground to ensure that our investments have a major impact. We fight deforestation and climate change. We create good jobs in rural areas and improve journey times on sustainable urban transport. We provide clean energy, clean water and sanitation. Our new projects outside the EU in the last six years (2014-2019) will result in
We improve lives outside the European Union
Effective solutions for today’s most pressing global challenges
We emphasise areas critical to sustainable development.
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