Juncker Plan’s results may be overstated, auditors say

By |januar 29th, 2019|EFSI, European Court of Auditors, Juncker plan, News|

The amount of investment mobilised by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) may have been overestimated, a new report by the European Court of Auditors has warned. It added that it may have also favoured larger member states.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Juncker Plan’s results may be overstated, auditors say

InvestEU must make a serious dent in the EU’s energy efficiency investment gap

By |junij 6th, 2018|EFSI, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

Unlocking far greater energy efficiency investment is the real test for whether InvestEU, and the wider EU budget, can deliver on clean growth and climate targets, write Pedro Guertler and Tom Jess.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za InvestEU must make a serious dent in the EU’s energy efficiency investment gap

Simplification still the main challenge for EU cohesion policy control

By |maj 21st, 2018|Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, EFSI, EU cohesion policy, Günther Oettinger, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The European Commission will soon present its legislative proposal for the future EU cohesion policy, in the context of negotiations for a new long-term budget. But in order to define new financing instruments, it is important to understand if the exis...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Simplification still the main challenge for EU cohesion policy control

‘Juncker plan’ mobilises €284 billion in investment

By |april 25th, 2018|EFSI, Juncker plan, News|

The EU’s investment fund set up in the aftermath of the financial crisis has mobilised €284 billion to date, mostly in private capital, surpassing the halfway point of its 2020 target.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Juncker plan’ mobilises €284 billion in investment

Tackle the discrepancies of enlargement to build a genuine social model

By |december 1st, 2017|EFSI, enlargement, European social pillar, Growth, low wages, News, social europe|

To put vigour back into its social model, the discrepancies and contradictions which are the byproducts of the enlargement and deepening of the Union during the last twenty years need to be addressed, writes Alfred Sant.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tackle the discrepancies of enlargement to build a genuine social model

Commission hails Greek-Bulgarian railway project as ‘positive development’

By |september 21st, 2017|Alexis Tsipras, Black Sea, Boyko Borissov, EFSI, Juncker investment plan, News|

The European Commission is satisfied with the recent cooperation between Greece and Bulgaria on a regional railway project and is ready to look into possible financial support, an EU spokesperson told EURACTIV. Earlier this month (6 September) Greece and Bulgaria signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction of a high-speed railway linking six ports, […]

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission hails Greek-Bulgarian railway project as ‘positive development’

Brexit will harm EU cohesion policy, regions warn

By |maj 12th, 2017|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, cohesion fund, EFSI, News|

The EU cohesion policy will “suffer heavily” during the Brexit period because at some point there will be a cease of payment for certain projects until 2020, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) warned. EURACTIV Greece reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Brexit will harm EU cohesion policy, regions warn

Greek SME lending platform delays worry Katainen

By |marec 24th, 2017|EFSI, Greece, Greek bailout, Jyrki Katainen, News, SMEs|

European Commission Vice-President for Jobs, Growth, Investments and Competitiveness Jyrki Katainen expressed concern about delays in setting up a Greek platform to provide funding for SMEs. EURACTIV Greece reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Greek SME lending platform delays worry Katainen