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Commission approves Cohesion Policy funds redirection to mitigate the impact of #Coronavirus in Denmark and near the Hungarian-Slovakian border

Commission approves Cohesion Policy funds redirection to mitigate the impact of #Coronavirus in Denmark and near the Hungarian-Slovakian border

| August 4, 2020

The European Commission has approved the modifications of the ‘Innovation and Sustainable Growth in Businesses’ programme in Denmark and of the Interreg Hungary-Slovakia programme. Thanks to the modifications, the two programmes will allocate additional resources to address the effects of the coronavirus crisis. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira (pictured) said: “From the Danube river […]

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Commission approves €148 million Danish scheme to compensate companies for damages still suffered due to #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €148 million Danish scheme to compensate companies for damages still suffered due to #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 24, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a DKK 1.1 billion (approximately €148 million) Danish scheme to compensate damages suffered by companies in the tourism and travel-related sectors. The scheme will be open to companies active in those sectors and whose activities are still affected by previous border closure and travel restrictions […]

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Commission approves €93.3 million Danish schemes to support self-employed workers and freelancers affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €93.3 million Danish schemes to support self-employed workers and freelancers affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 13, 2020

The European Commission has approved two Danish schemes to support self-employed workers and freelancers affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The schemes were approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The first scheme, with an estimated budget of approximately €66.5 million (DKK 500m), will be open to self-employed workers active in all sectors of the economy […]

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#Germany to end border controls with #France and #Austria and #Denmark on 15 June

#Germany to end border controls with #France and #Austria and #Denmark on 15 June

| June 11, 2020

Germany will lift border controls with Switzerland, France, Austria and Denmark on 15 June, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (pictured) said on Wednesday (10 June), adding the government would reconsider if the coronavirus situation deteriorates,write Michelle Martin and Thomas Escritt. Seehofer also said existing rules for non-EU citizens wanting to come to Germany would be extended […]

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Commission approves €97 million Danish scheme to compensate travel operators for damages caused by cancellations due to #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €97 million Danish scheme to compensate travel operators for damages caused by cancellations due to #Coronavirus outbreak

| June 4, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules an approximately €97 million (DKK 725m) Danish scheme to compensate travel operators for damages caused by the cancellation of package travels due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent travel restrictions imposed by the Danish Government. Under the scheme, travel […]

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Commission approves €32 million Danish scheme to compensate media companies for damage caused by decrease in advertising revenues due to #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €32 million Danish scheme to compensate media companies for damage caused by decrease in advertising revenues due to #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 29, 2020

The European Commission has approved under EU state aid rules a DKK 240 million (approximately €32m) Danish scheme to partially compensate media companies for the loss in advertising revenues suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme will be open to all Danish media companies irrespective of the type of media outlet (printed media or […]

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Commission approves €550 million Danish scheme to support electricity production from biomass installations

Commission approves €550 million Danish scheme to support electricity production from biomass installations

| May 20, 2020

The European Commission has approved a DKK 4,150 million (approximately €550m) state aid scheme to support the production of electricity in existing and depreciated biomass installations in Denmark. The installations benefitting from the scheme will receive support in the form of a premium covering the additional operating costs of producing electricity from biomass compared to […]

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