Posts tagged as EU funds

Lithuania to use EU funds to improve living conditions for refugees

Monday, December 30, 2019

Lithuania has adopted new rules on Monday to allow increased funding for refugee accommodation. Under the new rules, funds from international organisations, NGOs and the EU can now be used to increase the nationally-defined funding thresholds. This will alow Lithuania to use additional support from the EU’s Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, the Interior Ministry says. The Interior Ministry, which proposed the changes, sad that a “fixed” sum was previously…

Lithuania could see EU funds slashed under Finland’s proposal

Thursday, December 5, 2019

A long-term budget proposal by Finland, which holds the EU’s rotating presidency, may significantly reduce support for Lithuania and is even more unfavorable than the previous plan from the European Commission. “All our sores and problems remain,” Darius Trakelis, director of the EU and International Affairs Department at the Finance Ministry. told “Under the Commission’s proposal, we would have received 24 percent less cohesion policy funding, which was unacceptable…

Five persons detained in Latvia for fraud with EU funds

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The State Police has detained five persons on suspicion of defrauding EUR 4 million from the EU funds. The State Police is conducting searches in different parts of Latvia in a criminal procedure launched earlier on possible fraudulent actions in relation to programs of the Regional Development Funds and the Latvian Investment and Development Agency. So far the State Police has detained five persons on suspicion of fraud and possible…