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The implementation timetable for cohesion policy is defined largely by its legislative framework. In order to be able to plan parliamentary work and exercise systematic scrutiny of policy implementation and of the Commission’s work, it is essential to have an overview of the timing of different steps in policy implementation in the coming years. This type of briefing was first published (and subsequently updated) in 2014 covering the 2014-2020 programming period. This version includes the policy ...

The Sustainable Development Goals were established in 2015 as part of the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The signatories adopted a policy framework with 17 goals, addressing issues such as poverty, hunger, health and wellbeing, education, gender equality, environment and climate, strong institutions, peace and justice. Sustainable development aims at balancing social, economic and environmental aspects, seeing them as interconnected. The European Union (EU) has contributed ...

EU support for the implementation of Slovenia's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) amounts to €2 482.3 million, and includes €1 776.9 million in grants and €705.4 million in loans. This amount should be committed by the end of 2023, and paid out to Slovenia by the end of 2026. While the overall allocation represents only 0.3 % of the total Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), it stood at 5.1 % of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2019 (the RRF being 5.2 % of EU-27 GDP in ...

At its June II plenary session, the Parliament is set to discuss the joint own-initiative report of the Committees on Budgets and on Economic and Monetary Affairs on implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The report's objective is to provide the European Parliament's input to the review report on RRF implementation which the European Commission is due to present by 31 July 2022. The joint report highlights the RRF's key role in the EU's economic recovery, and in making the ...

On 30 April 2021, Austria submitted its National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) to the European Commission, in accordance with Article 18(1) of Regulation (EU) 2021/241 on the Recovery and Resilience Facility, RRF ('RRF Regulation'). The estimated total cost of the NRRP is €4 499 million. The maximum amount of grants available for Austria is €3 461 million, which corresponds to 0.9 % of Austria's gross domestic product (GDP). To implement the plan, Austria is therefore leveraging further amounts ...

EU regional policy in the Arctic

Briefing 01-06-2022

Local communities in the Arctic face a unique set of challenges, including remoteness, depopulation and a severe climate and topography. EU regional policy can support development in the European Arctic through investments under the European structural and investment funds, delivered through regional development and European territorial cooperation programmes, with further support also available in the form of a special aid allocation for northern sparsely populated regions. Structural funds represent ...

This study provides an analysis and assessment of EU tools to respond to natural disasters. Particular attention is paid to the European Union Solidarity Fund and the potential synergies and overlaps with other EU instruments including the Emergency Aid Reserve, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism as well as Cohesion Policy. Also, the recent modifications to the EUSF including the extension to address major public health emergencies as well as the modifications linked to the 2021-2027 programming period ...

Portugal is set to receive €16.6 billion in both non-repayable support and loans from the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), the unprecedented EU response to the crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. This amount corresponds to 2.3 % of the entire RRF, and to 7.8 % of Portugal's 2019 gross domestic product (GDP). There is a strong focus on the country's social, economic and environmental resilience, with measures targeting culture, housing, health, broad social responses, and forest and ...

Luxembourg's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) is set to be financed by the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) with a total of €93.4 million, consisting of grants alone. While under Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 2021/241 (RRF Regulation) Member States can request RRF loans until 31 August 2023, Luxembourg has not yet done so. The €93.4 million requested is slightly less than the maximum RRF contribution available to the country (around €93.5 million). Luxembourg's RRF allocation is ...

Russia's invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world and caused devastation in the country. As millions flee the war-torn nation, Europe is currently witnessing its largest movement of refugees since World War II. With cohesion policy having proved effective in mobilising emergency support during the coronavirus crisis, the European Commission has put forward two proposals that seek to adapt cohesion policy rules to facilitate the rapid rollout of funding to help Member States host Ukrainian refugees ...