The 27 EU Heads of State and Government are discussing with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres at the European Council in Brussels.
According to a Community official, the leaders should share their views on how the EU and the UN can join forces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and similarly to stop climate change.
The discussion also focuses on how the EU can strengthen UN systems and institutions as a means of promoting European and global values and interests.
In relation to regional conflicts, what the EU and the UN can do in areas such as the Sahel, Libya, Syria is being examined. According to him, there is a total EU support for UN action.