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Commission approves modified €2 billion Greek repayable advance scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves modified €2 billion Greek repayable advance scheme to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| August 4, 2020

The European Commission has found certain amendments to an existing Greek scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak to be in line with the Temporary Framework. The original scheme was approved on 7 April 2020 under case number SA.56815. Greece notified certain modifications to the original scheme, in particular: (i) an increase in the estimated total budget […]

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Commission extends post-programme framework for #Greece

Commission extends post-programme framework for #Greece

| July 30, 2020

The European Commission has adopted a decision to extend the enhanced surveillance framework for Greece by six months, as provided for under Regulation (EU) No 472/2013 (part of the so-called ‘two-pack’). This extension is a normal and expected procedural step, on which Greece has been consulted, enabling the Commission to continue to support Greece’s efforts […]

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Commission approves €51.23 million Greek scheme to support farmers active in primary agricultural and livestock sectors affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €51.23 million Greek scheme to support farmers active in primary agricultural and livestock sectors affected by the #Coronavirus outbreak

| July 27, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €51.23 million scheme to support farmers in Greece active in the primary agricultural and livestock production in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework. The support, financed by the national budget, will take the form of direct grants. The scheme […]

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#Greece says ‘illegal’ actions of #Turkey threaten #NATO cohesion

#Greece says ‘illegal’ actions of #Turkey threaten #NATO cohesion

| July 22, 2020

Greece’s foreign minister on Tuesday (21 July) said ‘illegal’ behaviour of Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean was threatening the cohesion of NATO and Ankara’s relations with the European Union, writes Michele Kambas. Greece has long-running tensions with Turkey over a host of issues ranging from air and sea boundaries to ethnically-split Cyprus. Attempts by both […]

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#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy support measures for Greece approved in record time

#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy support measures for Greece approved in record time

| July 13, 2020

The European Commission has approved the modification in record time of thirteen 2014-2020 Regional Operational Programmes and two national Operational Programmes in Greece. These modifications make €1.14 billion available to address the effects of the coronavirus crisis in the Greek economy through the funding of entrepreneurship support actions. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira (pictured) […]

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Migration: Relocation of #UnaccompaniedChildren from #Greece to #Portugal and #Finland

Migration: Relocation of #UnaccompaniedChildren from #Greece to #Portugal and #Finland

| July 9, 2020

The next transfers will take place later in the month, with 18 children finding new homes in Belgium, 50 in France, 106 (including siblings and parents) in Germany, 4 in Slovenia and 2 in Lithuania. While the scheme started with an aim to relocate at least 1,600 children and young people, member states have now […]

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#Coronavirus – 13 additional projects in #Greece receive technical support through the #StructuralReformSupportProgramme

#Coronavirus – 13 additional projects in #Greece receive technical support through the #StructuralReformSupportProgramme

| July 2, 2020

The Commission has adopted a decision approving 13 additional requests by Greece for technical support through the Structural Reform Support Programme (SRSP). The projects will be financed from Greece’s voluntary transfer of €5 million from their technical assistance component under the European Structural and Investment Funds to the SRSP. The new measures will come on top of […]

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