Proposal for a Council Implementing Decision on the approval of the assessment of the recovery and resilience plan for Denmark

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Series Details COM (2021) 326
Publication Date 17/06/2021
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Proposal for a Council Implementing Decision - tabled by the European Commission on 17 June 2021 - concerning the endorsement of an assessment to Denmark's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP).

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National Recovery and Resilience Plans are prepared by the Member States of the European Union (EU) and comprise a package of reforms and investment initiatives to be implemented by 2026 and supported by the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). These plans are assessed by the European Commission and approved by the Council of the European Union. The assessment is based on criteria set out in Regulation (EU) 2021/241 - also known as the RRF Regulation.

A positive assessment of the Danish NRRP was adopted by the Commission on 17 June 2021. It recommends that the Council endorses the disbursement of €1.5 billion in grants under the RRF over the period 2021-2026. The Commission's analysis considered, in particular, whether the investments and reforms contained in Denmark's plan support the green and digital transitions; contribute to effectively addressing challenges identified in the European Semester; and strengthen its growth potential, job creation and economic and social resilience.

The proposed Decision was adopted by the Council of the European Union at a meeting on 13 July. The first €201 million - equivalent to 13% of the grant and loan component of the country's financial allocation - was disbursed by the Commission on 2 September.

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Reuters, 06/10/2020: Danish PM responds to climate demands with $1.6 billion green fund
Bloomberg, 30/04/2021: Denmark Plans to Spend 60% of EU Crisis Funds on Climate Measures
EUObserver, 09/06/2021: Commission to approve first Covid-recovery plans next week

EUR-LEX: SWD(2021)154: Staff Working Document accompanying the Proposal - Analysis of the recovery and resilience plan of Germany
European Commission: Recovery and Resilience Facility: National Recovery and Resilience Plans
European Commission: Recovery and resilience plan for Denmark
Danish Ministry of Finance: Denmark's Recovery and Resilience plan
European Commission: Press Release, 17/06/2021: NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses Denmark's €1.5 billion recovery and resilience plan
European Commission: Questions and answers: European Commission endorses Denmark's €1.5 billion recovery and resilience plan (17 June 2021)
European Commission: Press Release, 02/09/2021: NextGenerationEU: European Commission disburses €201 million in pre-financing to Denmark

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