4 Ways Europe Can Ensure a Fairer, Safer and Greener World

Toward securing a European Union that works for people, here are four priorities for the new European Commission.

Ursula von der Leyen was elected European Commission President in July, 2019. Credit: European Parliament
Ursula von der Leyen was elected European Commission President in July, 2019. Credit: European Parliament
Local residents were evicted to make way for new developments. North Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Tiara Audina/Oxfam
A father holds his daughter, as he stands on a site from which local residents were evicted to make way for new developments, close to luxury apartments in North Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Tiara Audina/Oxfam

1. Fight the growing inequality crisis

Women in waist-deep water in Pemba, Mozambique, after tropical Cyclone Kenneth. Credit: Tommy Trenchard
Women wade through waist-deep water in the streets of Pemba, Mozambique, after tropical Cyclone Kenneth. This was the first time a cyclone hit so far north, where people are not used to or prepared for such events. Credit: Tommy Trenchard

2. Take decisive action to tackle the climate emergency

Moria camp, Lesbos, Greece, where hundreds of refugees live in extremely poor conditions. Credit: Giorgos Moutafis
Moria camp, Lesbos, Greece, where hundreds of refugees are living in extremely poor conditions in an olive grove without running water and electricity. Credit: Giorgos Moutafis

3. Create a fair asylum system for people seeking protection

4. Ensure development cooperation and humanitarian aid works for people in need

Now is the time to act

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