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Commission approves €500 million Greek scheme to support the self-employed affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €500 million Greek scheme to support the self-employed affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

| May 13, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €500 million Greek scheme to support self-employed individuals, including self-employed managers of small companies in sectors affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April and 8 May 2020. The scheme will provide a one-off payment […]

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EU channels further assistance to #Greece to protect refugees and migrants #Coronavirus

EU channels further assistance to #Greece to protect refugees and migrants #Coronavirus

| May 13, 2020

In response to a request from Greece via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism, Czechia, Denmark, France and the Netherlands have offered customized containers for shelter and medical care for refugees and migrants in Greece at risk of coronavirus. This follows support already provided by Austria via the Mechanism. The EU will co-ordinate and co-finance the delivery […]

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#OLAF investigation uncovers research funding fraud in #Greece

#OLAF investigation uncovers research funding fraud in #Greece

The protection of EU budget foreseen for research has always been particularly important for the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). A complex fraud involving a Greek scientist and her network of international researchers has been uncovered by investigators from OLAF. The case involves a grant of around €1.1 million from the European Research Council Executive Agency […]

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Commission approves modification of Greek guarantee measure to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves modification of Greek guarantee measure to support companies affected by #Coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has approved Greece’s modification of a previously approved guarantee scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak, extending its scope and increasing its budget to €2.25 billion. The support measures available under the scheme will be co-financed by EU structural funds (ESIF). The existing scheme was initially approved on 3 April […]

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#Greece – EU co-ordinates assistance to relieve overcrowding of camps on islands

#Greece – EU co-ordinates assistance to relieve overcrowding of camps on islands

| April 20, 2020

The Commission is working together closely with the Greek authorities to help implement an emergency response plan to address risks of a potential outbreak of coronavirus on the camps on Greek islands. In this context, Austria has offered 181 accommodation and sanitation containers via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. The EU will co-finance the delivery […]

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Commission approves €1 billion Greek scheme providing repayable advances to support the economy in the #Coronavirus outbreak

Commission approves €1 billion Greek scheme providing repayable advances to support the economy in the #Coronavirus outbreak

| April 14, 2020

The European Commission has approved a €1 billion Greek aid scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under the state aid Temporary Framework adopted by the Commission on 19 March 2020, as amended on 3 April 2020. The scheme is open to companies active in all sectors and applies to the […]

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#Frontex launches rapid border intervention on Greek land border

#Frontex launches rapid border intervention on Greek land border

| March 13, 2020

Yesterday (12 March), Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, deployed an additional 100 border guards at the Greek land border as part of a rapid border intervention requested by Greece. “We stand here barely a week after the Greek authorities turned to Frontex to provide more officers and more equipment to help protect […]

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