For the next two days, Heads of State and Government of the European Union are meeting in the EU capital. On the agenda of the European Council: the Multiannual Financial Framework and the “Next Generation EU” programme for the rebuilding of the EU after the Corona health crisis. EU-expert Thomas Ilka has the latest news on the content of the negotiations, lines of conflict, actors and timeframes.
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The Covid-19 crisis has put an enormous strain on Europe’s capacity of action. The deficits in its crisis management confirmed the need for increased cooperation to make the European Union more resilient, democratic and innovative. In the midst of this situation, Germany is taking over the EU Council presidency. With its reputation as political heavyweight, it will now have to prove that it has what it takes to come out on top of the crisis.