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EU Commission launches 'Just Transition' platform

The European Commission launches on Monday the Just Transition Platform to provide technical and advisory support for public and private stakeholders in fossil-fuel intensive regions. The website will also help member states to draw up their national Just Transition Plans and to access funding from the related €150bn mechanism. This mechanism, part of the Green Deal, aims to help fossil-fuel dependent regions to green their economies.

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EU migration pact to deter asylum

The EU commission's newest pact on migration and asylum seeks to deter people from claiming asylum by speeding up procedures and sending most of them back home.

EU countries stuck on rule of law-budget link

Divisions among EU governments remain between those who want to suspend EU funds if rule of law is not respected, and those who want to narrow down conditionality.

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