The Global Conversation speaks to Europe’s Budget chief, Johannes Hann.
Faced with potentially Europe’s deepest economic recession in decades, the European Commission recently unveiled its planned recovery fund to tackle the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.
If agreed, the unprecedented €750 billion package will be the bloc’s biggest ever stimulus. But Brussels still faces a number of hurdles if it is to get a deal over the line by July. Big disagreements remain between member states over how money should be distributed and what conditions should be attached.