Liaison Group Newsletter January 2021

This page is also available in

Image showing the title Liaison Group Newsletter

Read the full newsletter

Will the new year bring a new political impetus for civil society in these troubled times?
The way we entered 2021 was far from a normal start to a new year in the world's history. Despite our hopes, the global pandemic continues to heavily impact our society, increasing existing inequalities and leaving behind the most vulnerable. The upcoming months, although full of social and economic uncertainties, can also be considered more optimistic with an historic scientific achievement. Within less than a year, a vaccine against this global disease has been developed and authorised. The EU's achievements in developing the vaccine, the launch of the European Recovery & Resilience Facility, an approved Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027) and, most importantly, an upcoming Social Summit are among some of the weapons at our disposal for a better future.