The EU: Facing the Challenges of COVID-19

Mark Dempsey8th May 20201min
Minister Coveney addressed the many challenges facing the EU in the context of the COVID-19 crisis, including the response inside the Union, assistance to EU citizens abroad, the international implications of the pandemic, multilateralism, development assistance, and the negotiations with the UK.

As the European Union and its Member States continued to grapple with the evolving public health, economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tánaiste Simon Coveney addressed the many challenges facing the EU, including the response to C​OVID-19 inside the Union, assistance to EU citizens abroad, the international implications of the pandemic, multilateralism, development assistance, and the negotiations with the UK.

This event is part of our Future of the EU27 Project, supported by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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As the European Union and its Member States continued to grapple with the evolving public health, economic and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tánaiste Simon Coveney addressed the many challenges facing the EU, including the response to C​OVID-19 inside the Union, assistance to EU citizens abroad, the international implications of the pandemic, multilateralism, development assistance, and the negotiations with the UK.