The Prime Minister reaffirmed the priority of the action plan for the social agenda during the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, emphasising that the high point will be the Porto Social Summit in May.
António Costa, Portuguese Prime-Minister © Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union 2021
“ The Porto Social Summit in May will be a time for us to join forces around a commitment to place social policies at the centre of the climate and digital transitions, drivers of economic and social recovery. We must leave nobody behind ”
António Costa, Prime minister of Portugal
At this summit, "the main items on the agenda will be the coordination of the fight against COVID-19 and the reinforcement of the single market and industrial policy in the context of the twin climate and digital transitions".
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