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With loosened cohesion rules, EU money is channelled away from climate action

By , , |March 16th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

EU countries have reallocated €3.8 billion of EU structural funds away from climate action to enable a rapid response to the Covid-19 crisis. However, the European Commission hopes that the incoming fresh cash will reverse that trend.

COVID-19 vaccines: here’s who is producing them in Europe, and where

By |March 5th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Pharmaceutical giants producing COVID-19 vaccines are open to collaboration with third parties, as long as they retain control on vaccine licenses and profits. EU member states complain about supply shortages, but fail to question the power of Big Pharma.

Covid-19 vaccine contracts: EU has hands tied, experts say

By |February 3rd, 2021|Tags: , , , |

The clash between the EU and AstraZeneca over delayed vaccines has revealed a stack of questionable contracts signed with Big Pharma. Problems include manufacturers’ ambiguous delivery dates, but lawyers investigating the deals show that companies have a clear advantage over the EU. 

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