COMECE is monitoring and contributing to these major EU policy areas:
13. November 2020
COMECE contributed to the EU public consultation on the future EU Arctic policy, highlighting the EU’s responsibility to ensure a sustainable and peaceful Arctic that puts its people in the focus. The contribution was jointly elaborated with Justice & Peace Europe in dialogue with regional Church actors.
05. November 2020
COMECE calls on the European Union to actively engage for peace in the Nagorno Karabakh region and provide concrete assistance to communities affected by recent flare-up of violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
30. October 2020
Press Release, 30/10/2020
“The Church will be in the frontline during the long and difficult process of recovery from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic”, stated Cardinal Parolin addressing the Bishops of the European Union at the COMECE Autumn Assembly held on 28-29 October 2020. Cardinal Hollerich on the EU: “a unifying presence of coordination and support for the Member States, but work must continue”.