LIVE : European Parliament holds extraordinary session on COVID-19

  26 March 2020    Read: 1580
  LIVE  : European Parliament holds extraordinary session on COVID-19

The European Parliament is holding an extraordinary session in Brussels on Thursday, March 26, on the implementation of special measures to tackle the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

The parliament is set to vote on legislative proposals from the European Commission, such as making available the 37€ billion of the Cohesion fund to member states, as well extending the EU Solidarity Fund to cover public health emergencies and stopping so-called ghost flights caused by the pandemic.​

The European Parliament is holding an extraordinary session in Brussels on Thursday, March 26, on the implementation of special measures to tackle the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The parliament is set to vote on legislative proposals from the European Commission, such as making available the 37€ billion of the Cohesion fund to member states, as well extending the EU Solidarity Fund to cover public health emergencies and stopping so-called ghost flights caused by the pandemic.​ For the first time, members of the European Parliament will be allowed to participate remotely, including the vote via email.

 

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