Brussels. European Union. A week before the European Council in which 27 Presidents or PM of EU's member states will attend, the Grand Orient of France issued a statement drawing the attention of European leaders that it is not advisable to reduced the food aid budget.
Thus, GOdF welcomed the initiative to establish FEAD (Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived), but disagrees with a lower level of funding for food aid. The Freemasons are warning the Heads of State and Government that fighting poverty is one of the five objectives for implementing the EU 2020 strategy.