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EU recovery funds and good governance

A live podcast with Tomáš Zdechovský MEP.

Date: May 20, 2021, 12:30 pm Topic: European governance

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As national recovery plans are finalised and submitted to the Commission, the quality of spending and good governance of funds will be key to the success of Next Generation EU, so that spending not only sets Europe on the road to recovery but is also free of corruption. Unfortunately, EU funding has a mixed record of avoiding corruption.

In this episode of The Sound of Economics Live, Bruegel Deputy director Maria Demertzis and Tomáš Zdechovský, a member of the European Parliament from the Czech Republic will examine the current debate around the spending of EU funds in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, looking at the broader issue of national spending of EU funds and drawing on the experience of the Czech Republic.

This event is audio-only and will be recorded with a live audience on clubhouse. We invite you to join the conversation and be part of the live audience on the platform. The audio of the podcast will also be live streamed on the Bruegel website and social media channels.

Follow The Sound of Economics club on Clubhouse for regular rooms and high level policy conversations on everything from geoeconomics to energy and climate change.

livestream

This event is online only.

You will be able to access the livestream on this page, TwitterYoutube, Clubhouse and Facebook.

Schedule

May 20, 2021

12:30-13:30

Conversation and Q&A

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director

Tomáš Zdechovský, Member of the European Parliament

Speakers

Maria Demertzis

Deputy Director

Tomáš Zdechovský

Member of the European Parliament

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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External Publication

European governance

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