National recovery plans

24 Jun: A new CoR study sounds the alarm about the lack of involvement of regions and cities in national recovery plans

(Source: European Committee of Regions)

While the EU Heads of State and Governments are meeting in Brussels to review the state of play of the economic recovery, the results of a new study commissioned by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) unveil the lack of involvement of local and regional authorities in the preparation and implementation of National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs). The study was presented during the meeting of the CoR’s Commission for Economic Policy (ECON) . ECON Members have also voiced serious concern that the inadequate attention to territorial disparities displayed by the plans and the …

21 Jun: National recovery plans can make the Green Deal real but only if cities and regions are fully brought on board

(Source: European Committee of Regions)

The Green Deal Going Local working group of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) held its sixth meeting today with the green recovery as its top priority. Members discussed the importance of involving local and regional authorities in the implementation phase of the national recovery and resilience plans (NRRPs) which will support the European green transition in the next years. The meeting took place while the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen continues her tour through the EU capitals to hand over the endorsement of NRRPs to European leaders, and “make” …

10 Jun: National recovery plans: historic opportunity for long-term sustainable growth

(Source: European Parliament)

Main focus on green and digital transitionFunds must be fairly distributed across sectors, societies and future generationsMEPs against any political concessions that dilute requirements and targetsProjects and measures must not go against EU values

Parliament insists that national recovery plans must fully meet the agreed requirements and targets for fair and green growth and digital transformation

The resolution on the ongoing evaluation of the national recovery plans submitted so far by EU member states to the Commission (23 as of 8 June) was adopted on Thursday with 514 votes to 163 and 9 abstentions. MEPs stress that …