Tackling COVID-19: Council adopts amended EU budget for 2020

The EU is making available almost all the remaining money from this year’s budget to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Council has adopted by written procedure two proposals which amend the EU budget for 2020 in order to free up funds to respond to the COVID-19 crisis

Money is also being made available to help Greece deal with increased migratory pressures, and to support Albania’s post-earthquake Reconstruction.

Commitments have been increased overall by €3.57 billion and amount to €172.2 billion. Payments have been increased by €1.6 billion, reaching a total of €155.2 billion.

More informations:

Draft Amending Budget n. 1

Draft Amending Budget n. 2

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