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Factsheet for measure ES-2020-25/1967 – measures in Spain

Aragonese Strategy for Social and Economic Recovery

Estrategia Aragonesa para la Recuperación Social y Económica

Country Spain , applies regionally

    • – ES24 Aragón
Time period Open ended, started on 14 June 2020
Context COVID-19
Type Non-binding recommendations or other texts
Category Promoting the economic, labour market and social recovery
– Support for spending, stimulus packages
Author Oscar Molina (UAB) and Eurofound
Measure added 14 July 2021 (updated 16 August 2021)

Background information

Government of Aragon, political parties, CEPYME Aragón, CEOE Aragón, UGT Aragón, CCOO Aragón and the Aragonese Federation of Municipalities, Counties and Provinces (FAMCP) have signed the Aragonese Strategy for Economic and Social Recovery, a white paper with 273 Consensual proposals to face the crisis resulting from the coronavirus. The proposed measures are divided into four blocks - recovery of the territory, public policies, the productive economy and employment matters - and an annex is also included with proposals that will be transferred to the Government of Spain.

Content of measure

The main objective is to launch an Economic Recovery Program and Social in Aragon to combat the effects of social and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative helps define the position of Aragon with respect to the policies that from other instances, such as the Government of Spain or the European Union are going to boost. The President of the government of Aragon, Javier Lambán, promised to transfer the Government of Spain and other interdependent entities, solutions and claims of society Aragonese present in this document and in its annexes. Get this degree of Consensus is of enormous value, as good governance makes us stronger, and makes it possible for Aragon to come out of these crises earlier than other regions of our environment.

Use of measure

No information available.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Applies to all workers Applies to all businesses Applies to all citizens

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
Trade unions
Employers' organisations
Local / regional government
European Funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative
Form Direct consultation outside a formal body Direct consultation outside a formal body

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • Social partners jointly
  • Main level of involvement: Regional or local level


Social partners.

Views and reactions

As the text was agreed with social partners, their views on it have been positive.



Eurofound (2021), Aragonese Strategy for Social and Economic Recovery, measure ES-2020-25/1967 (measures in Spain), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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