Frans Timmermans

Our historic duty: A more resilient, inclusive and green recovery

As Europe starts to get a better grip on the COVID-19 emergency, we need to undertake the immense task of rebuilding our economies and repairing the staggering damage to our communities, workers and businesses, write Frans Timmermans and Fatih Birol.

Which world do we want after COVID-19?

The coronavirus crisis has caused a lot of suffering and uncertainty, but its aftermath offers us an opportunity to break with old habits and build a circular, sustainable and highly competitive economy, write Frans Timmermans and Bertrand Piccard.
Politics 11-02-2019

Make lobbying in the EU truly transparent

The Commission is a good example of transparency for other institutions, such as the Parliament and the Council, Frans Timmermans writes.
Trade & Society 06-08-2015

Europe deserves a culture of inclusive tolerance

Anti-Semitism is on the rise in Europe, and it is up to community, religious and political leaders to counter racist and hateful discourse and lead by example, write Frans Timmermans and V?ra Jourová.
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