Commission’s 2020 rule of law report

24 Jun: Lessons learnt from the Commission’s 2020 rule of law report

(Source: European Parliament)

Erosion of EU values jeopardises the European Union as a wholeCommission’s approach welcomed, but needs various improvementsNeed for a comprehensive mechanism with specific recommendations for future annual reports

Parliament’s assessment of the Commission’s 2020 report on the rule of law provides ways to improve the mechanism so that it can better protect EU values.

During the plenary debate on Wednesday, a broad majority of speakers called on the Council and the Commission to take decisive action to address the deterioration of EU values in various member states. Most focused on specific issues such as the increased pressure …