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Factsheet for measure GR-2021-29/2011 – measures in Greece
|Country||Greece , applies nationwide|
|Time period||Temporary, 16 July 2021 – 30 September 2021|
|Type||Other initiatives or policies|
Supporting businesses to stay afloat
– Direct subsidies (full or partial)
|Author||Penny Georgiadou (INE GSEE)|
|Measure added||16 September 2021 (updated 28 September 2021)|
On 9 July 2021, the Minister of Rural Development and Food, signed a decision to financially support Greek fishermen for the "temporary cessation of their fishing activities as a result of the COVID-19 epidemic" which took place between 1 March and 31 December 2020.
The aim of the funding is to mitigate the effects on Greek fishermen from their temporary cessation of activity due to COVID-19 disease.
The budget of the programme is €25 million. The application period is from 16 July 2021 until 30 September 2021.
The Action is funded by the NSRF, Fisheries and Maritime Operational Program (EPALTH).
According to the requirements of the programme:
No information available yet.
|Does not apply to workers||Applies to all businesses||Does not apply to citizens|
Company / Companies
EU (Council, EC, EP)
Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:
|Trade unions||Employers' organisations|
|Role||No involvement||No involvement|
|Form||Not applicable||Not applicable|
Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:
There is no any involvement of social partners.
There are no social partner's reactions to the measure.
|Economic area||Sector (NACE level 2)|
|A - Agriculture, Forestry And Fishing||A3 Fishing and aquaculture|
This case is not occupation-specific.
Eurofound (2021), Subsidy for fishermen due to the temporary cessation of activity, measure GR-2021-29/2011 (measures in Greece), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin, https://static.eurofound.europa.eu/covid19db/cases/GR-2021-29_2011.html
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