Analysis of the Communication on the Global EU response to COVID-19

Friday, April 17, 2020

On 8 April 2020, the Communication of the Global EU response to COVID-19 was launched. The Communication sets out how the EU (‘Team Europe’) will address the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the immediate health and socio-economic needs of the most vulnerable countries and people globally. It represents an attempt to assert European leadership in the global response to the crisis. In this policy brief, CONCORD reflects on the positive initiatives of the Communication as well as provides recommendations for a people-centred approach.