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Council adopts LIFE programme at first reading

Mar 18, 2021 | News

(17 March 2021) – Yesterday the European Council adopted its position at first reading on the LIFE programme for 2021-2027 paving the way for its final adoption.

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The adoption of the Council’s position follows a provisional agreement reached with the European Parliament in December 2020. The final step will be the approval of the text by the European Parliament at second reading.

With a total financial envelope of €5.432 billion for the period 2021-2027, LIFE is the EU’s flagship programme for nature, biodiversity protection and the fight against climate change.

From 2021, LIFE will also fund actions related to energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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