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EU Commission adopts 10-year Roma strategy

The European Commission adopted on Wednesday a 10-year plan to support Roma in the EU, including new targets and recommendations for member states on how to achieve them. For example, the EU executive wants to ensure that at least 95 percent of Roma have access to tap water. Now member states will have to submit their national strategies, by September 2021, and report on implementation every two years.

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EU leaders to discuss vaccine certificates

While some member states hope vaccine certificates could revive tourism, EU officials point out that it is not clear if vaccinated people can still carry the virus and infect others.

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