The European Commission presents new plans for industrial competitiveness, access to critical raw materials and the electricity market this week. The Council of Europe reports that Slovakia has failed to implement recommendations by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI). Austria and six other Schengen countries raise the alarm about the onward movement of migrants within the EU.
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.