European economic recovery: attention to financial issues

Views: 56European Commission, together with other Union’s institutions, monitor correct and prevent problematic socio-economic trends in the member states’ development. This task becomes even more important in the process of states’ recovery and resilience plans in the post-pandemic period with important financial aspects involved. The EU-27 are anxious to receive the pre-financing as fast as […]

“Blue economy”: new trends in national growth and business

Views: 128Blue economy comprises economic activities connected to oceans, seas and/or coastal areas. It gives work to about 5 million people in the EU member states in such sectors as fishing, shipping, ports, shipyards and tourism. Seas and oceans are not only a vital part of the blue economy: they also produce half of the […]

European industrial policy: effects for the member states

Views: 53In March 2020, the EU launched a European industrial strategy, a continental national economies’ transitional plan towards green and digital perspectives in development. After a year of deliberation, the Commission proposed a regulation which reflects to main efforts: a) a continued openness to trade and investment as a source of national strength in growth […]

EU’s recovery fund to assist the member states: implementing problems

Views: 104The EU states are expecting first payments this summer to start post-pandemic investments; it was about a year after the EU-28 leaders agreed on issuing €750 billion in joint debt to reboot their pandemic-ravaged economies. Beyond the urgency for the states to get the EU funding, the success of the national recovery and resilience […]

Increasing single market’s efficiency: assisting member states recovery

Views: 293Present pandemic has underlined the importance of core values in the European integration, including a backbone of the European economy, i.e. its single market. Member states resilient growth depends on modern and flexible political economy’s concept: main supporting EU’s instruments have just been adopted by the EU co-legislators in a “single market programme” worth […]

European support for SMEs in Estonia and Lithuania

Views: 133Additional financial support is being available for micro-enterprises in Estonia and Lithuania that are facing some economic fallout due to present post-pandemic crisis. A new transaction between the European Investment Fund (EIF) and financial intermediary Finora Capital is expected to support at least 100 micro borrowers in these two countries. The long-term working capital […]

The EU states are determined to formulate their recovery and resilience plans (RRPs)

Views: 86National recovery and resilience plans (RRPs) are and will be implemented with the sufficient EU’s financial support through the European Recovery and Resilience Facility. The latter is a key instrument in the “NextGenerationEU” program, which is the European plan towards states’ stronger socio-economic recovery in the post-pandemic period. National RRPs should be duly reasoned […]

Innovations for the European corporate future: EU’s additional support

Views: 45Due to negative pandemic effect on trade and growth, corporate activities in the EU member states lack adequate financial support. Here comes the EU’s assistance through the European Innovation Council, EIC is a one-stop-shop for innovators. Launched this March 2021 and a budget of over €10 billion for 2021-27, it provides support from the early-stage […]

Recovery assistance to the EU states: first beneficiaries

Views: 71The REACT-EU (Recovery Assistance for Cohesion and the Territories of Europe) package is one of the largest programs under new Next Generation EU financial instrument in the amount of € 47.5 billion. The package is additional to the EU’s cohesion allocations for 2021-27, making the EU Structural and Investment Funds the highest single-policy grant […]

Universities for SDGs implementation: first global forum’s ideas

Views: 312Sustainable growth has become an important part of the modern political economy: a vital component in policy’s transformation is education and teaching sustainability. To make this teaching meaningful and in line with the socio-economic needs, new forms of teaching and learning are necessary to deal with SDGs complexities, ambiguities and often uncertainties. Old patterns […]