COP26: European Commission announces €1 billion pledge to protect world forests

2 Nov
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced €1 billion at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow as the European Union contribution to the Global Forests Finance Pledge. This 5-year support package from the EU budget will help partner countries to protect, restore and sustainably manage forests worldwide and deliver on the Paris Agreement.

Main results of the European Council

21 Oct
EU leaders met in Brussels to discuss COVID-19, energy prices, trade and external relations. They also held a debate on the rule of law and discussed migration and the EU’s digital transition.