The European Commission, to complement and support Member States’ actions, has taken a set of measures to tackle the consequences of the novel coronavirus outbreak on the cultural and creative sectors.
To ensure the recovery is sustainable, even, inclusive and fair for all Member States, the European Commission is proposing to create a new recovery instrument, Next Generation EU, embedded within a powerful, modern and revamped long-term EU budget.
With a view to the new 2021-2027EU long-term budget (MFF) proposal, Sabine Verheyen (EPP, DE), chair of EP Committee for Culture and Education, said the following.
The Commission’s top priorities are safeguarding the health and wellbeing of the citizens and using all available tools to mitigate the socio-economic consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Rebuilding the hard-hit cultural and media sectors in post-COVID-19 Europe must be a major objective in the EU’s recovery plan, MEPs said in a debate …