April 17th 2020

April 17th 2020

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” The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli recently visited parliament kitchens, which have been specially reopened to prepare and distribute more than 1,000 meals a day to homeless people, those in need, and health workers tackling the COVID-19 emergency. The President described the initiative as “a good example of the Parliament’s public spirit.”

The Parliament will also make available part of its fleet of vehicles to distribute the meals and to transport doctors, nurses, and social workers between their homes and hospitals in the region. ”

We here at  “Europe Today” think this is a great example to other world leaders.

This week we include statements from some of  our Irish MEP’s on current events that they have been speaking about:

 

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We feature more comment from EU Commission President Ms Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen

and we have some great music from Finland and Portugal as well.

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April 10th 2020

April 10th 2020

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The Eurogroup worked on further measures for a coordinated response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, as requested by EU leaders on 26 March 2020.
“Today, we agreed upon three safety nets and a plan for the recovery, to ensure we grow together, not apart, once the virus is behind us. These proposals build on our collective financial strength and European solidarity.” Eurogroup President Mário Centeno

♪ Music from The Netherlands and Italy.♫

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March 27th 2020

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This week we featured an address from European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen warning Europeans about the current dangers of online Cyber Crime.
The current Covid Crisis is providing unscrupulous criminals the opportunity to exploit the many people who are now resorting to online activity for shopping and entertainment while also exploiting the crisis itself. She has some words of advice for people concerned.

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We heard from some of our Irish MEP’s:

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♪ Music from Greece and Germany ♫

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