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14.30 Welcome

  • Stefano Palmieri, president of the Section for Economic and Monetary Union and Economic and Social Cohesion (ECO), European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

14.45 Setting the stage – Introducing the EESC opinion on the Recovery and Resilience Facility and the Technical Support Instrument

  • Dimitris Dimitriadis, rapporteur for the EESC opinion

15.00 Panel discussion – Implementing the Recovery and Resilience Facility: State of play and the role of organised civil society

  • Maria Teresa Fabregas Fernandez, Director, Recovery and Resilience Task Force (RECOVER), European Commission
  • Henning Fahland, Head of Recovery and Resilience Facility Task Force, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin (on behalf of the Council Presidency)
  • Rui Henrique Alves, Head of the Economic and Financial Affairs Department, Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union (on behalf of the future Council Presidency)
  • Dragoș Pîslaru, MEP, Rapporteur for the Recovery and Resilience Facility, European Parliament
  • Q & A and debate with EESC members

16.30 Summary and takeaways for the future work of the ECO section

  • Stefano Palmieri, President of the ECO section, EESC

16:40 End of the debate

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This conference is web-streamed, photographed and video/audio recorded. The Committee will use the collected material for internal and external communication purposes.