Two days after an agreement paving the way for a new support programme for Greece, the European Commission revealed plans to help Greece maximise its use of EU funds. As mandated by the Euro Summit on 12/13 July, this will help mobilise more than €35 billion up to 2020 to support the Greek economy, provided that the conditions agreed upon by the Euro Summit will be met.
The three national programmes adopted, reinforced by 13 tailored strategic regional programmes – based on proposals from the regions themselves – will strengthen Greece’s efforts to exit the economic crisis.
ESF investment will contribute significantly to making the Greek public administration one of the key pillars for the recovery of the country through the enhancement of its effectiveness and efficiency
ESF investments in Greece will address the impact of the prolonged recession, particularly in employment, as well as education, skills and life-long learning
On 23 May 2014, the Commission adopted the Partnership Agreement with Greece, paving the way for nearly €4 billion (current prices) in European Social Fund (ESF) funding in the next seven years.
Illum, il-Kummissjoni pproponiet li l-ftehim fuq sehem miżjud tal-UE għal investimenti fil-Greċja, f'Ċipru u fil-Portugall sejjer jitwal għal sentejn oħra, u li r-Rumanija u s-Slovakkja sejrin jingħataw aktar żmien biex jonfqu l-fondi ta' koeżjoni.