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.