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Origins of the EU borrowing and lending mechanism, their role in the past and the new function to finance the Next Generation EU.
This second nutshell presents the differences between the governance and monitoring of the Cohesion Policy and the Recovery and Resilience Facility Funds.
Presentation by Jorge Núñez Ferrer in which he shared the implications of governance, monitoring and control in the NGEU/RRFon the future of cohesion policy. In the same event Thu Nguyen of the Jacques Delors Institute presented finings of a draft report on the rule of law in which CEPS is a partner. The debates on both reports certainly revealed serious governance and financial management concerns and disagreements.
Presentation by Francesco Corti and Iain Begg of a study requested by the European Parliament's Committee on Budgets on a methodology for social tracking and mainstreaming of the EU budget to ensure that EU spending is effective and complies with the European Pillar of Social Rights.
Presentation by Francesco Corti on the extent to which the social investments included in the National Recovery and Resilience Plans of six countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Spain) are really additional and the possible next steps of the RRF (his intervention can be found at approximately minutes 37:00 to 54:00 of the video).
Webinar with MEP Damian Boeselager, Daniel Gros (CEPS) and Eulalia Rubio (Jacques Delors Institute) on the future of EU financial intervention is a rapidly changing internal and geopolitical environment.
Presentation to the EP of the report on reforming the Financial Regulation to bring coherence to the governance of the complex "Galaxy of the EUbudget" to the EP Budget & Budget Control Committees. There is a need of a deep governance reform and consolidation of instruments which are dispersed du to outdated principles and legal rules. Some reforms are 'easier' requiring only a reform of the financial regulation. Treaty changes are harder but eventually to be considered.
A conversation with Francesco Corti on the Recovery and Resilience Facility and the implementation of national recovery plans. CESI talks is a series of conversations with MEPs and EP officials/experts on social and employment policies.
Debate about the social dimension of the recovery and resilience plans with the participation of Francesco Corti who presented the social dimension of the RFF and what realistically can be done and expected. The importance is to create impacts that have a longer term impact.
Seminar with MEP Damian Boeselager discussing the quality of the Recovery and Resilience plans, as well as the role of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission in designing, delivering and monitoring the RRF.
Jorge Nunez Ferrer describes the link of the Next Generation EU and the challenges faced by the EU and the risks to ensure the funding is well applied. He describes the risk of losing focus and ignoring the key characteristics of the crisis thus missing the most important aspects of Next Generation EU - i.e. structural reforms.
In this Hearing Jorge Nunez Ferrer presents his work on the impact of COVID on industry and the implications for the RRF. He participated in a study together with Jan Maarten de Vet from ECORYS for the ITRE committee on this issue.