Europe’s reaction to the ongoing energy crisis

Europe’s reaction to the ongoing energy crisis

EU countries are scrambling to face up to a challenging winter ahead, with consumers facing skyrocketing energy prices. Brussels plans a series of measures aimed at shielding households and businesses from high energy costs.

Europe in brief: Europe’s leading grain port receives shipments from Ukraine again and von der Leyen wants to cap the price of Russian gas

Europe in brief: Europe’s leading grain port receives shipments from Ukraine again and von der Leyen wants to cap the price of Russian gas

A grain ship from Odessa has docked in the port of Ghent for the first time since the start of the war in Ukraine. More news of the week: according to the Eurobarometer, Slovenians are satisfied with the state of their economy and the Turkish President visited the West Balkan state Bosnia-Herzegovina to improve relations.

Europe in brief: Brussels wants to protect the EU internal market in the event of a crisis and is preparing for a possible complete stop of Russian gas supplies

Europe in brief: Brussels wants to protect the EU internal market in the event of a crisis and is preparing for a possible complete stop of Russian gas supplies

The EU plans to require manufacturers to give priority to European bids, rather than Chinese or American ones. Also important this week: Brussels is close to adopting a price cap that could affect the purchases of Russian methane while the Albanian government decided to subsidize the production of wheat in the country.

Is Europe ready for a new wave of migration?

Is Europe ready for a new wave of migration?

As Europe is seeing an influx of refugees, 21 EU member states have signed a voluntary solidarity mechanism on June 22, which is supposed to relieve southern countries like Italy.

Europe in brief: The EU would like to better prepare for crises, invests in a new coronavirus vaccine and provides financial support to Ukraine

Europe in brief: The EU would like to better prepare for crises, invests in a new coronavirus vaccine and provides financial support to Ukraine

Energy crisis, Ukraine war, Corona Pandemic – Europe is in the midst of a difficult time. With a proposal, the EU wants to obligate member states to put on reserves. More news of the week: An EU action plan shall improve the rights and freedoms of LGBTI persons in Bosnia and Herzegowina and Brussels purchases 250 million doses of Hipra’s coronavirus vaccine.