President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech during a session of the European Parliament on Wednesday in Brussels.

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – FEBRUARY 10: President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen delivers a speech during a session of the European Parliament on February 10, 2021 in Brussels, Belgium. President Ursula von der Leyen said: ‘Defeating the virus thanks to vaccines is essential. But we also need to help citizens, businesses and communities exit the economic crisis. The Recovery and Resilience Facility will bring 672.5 billion to do just that. It will invest in making Europe greener, more digital, more resilient, for everyones long term benefit. I welcome the positive vote by the European Parliament as an important step towards activating the Recovery and Resilience Facility.’ (Photo by Thierry Monasse/Getty Images)