The German draft Recovery plan fails on civil society participation, additionality and structural reforms.
In Slovenia, public consultations on the Recovery plan are open only to a handful of selected businesses and local authorities.
Croatian Recovery plan has been drafted in the secrecy of the Prime Minister’s office, without any involvement of civil society.
Slovakian draft Recovery plan would allocate €3 billion for green, climate-friendly investment. But it can still do much better on energy efficiency, transport and participation.
In Czechia, a citizens-based initiative for the development of small-scale renewables is applying for funding from the Modernization Fund. By doing so, it shows that a decentralised and [...]
Czechia is side-lining civil society from the planning of its Just Transition funding. This is a blatant breach of the Partnership Principle.
UPDATE: As of 19 April 2021, we are informed that the German draft Recovery plan is revised and therefore this nomination is withdrawn from the website. A striking lack of ambition: The German [...]
The decarbonization of big industries is a step towards just transition in Estonia. Yet, it should not come at the expense of other needs of local communities in the Just Transition region.
The Estonian government officially claims that its Recovery plan has all the climate action elements required. But this is impossible to prove, as the Plan has been drafted behind closed doors.
Public participation should be a precondition for a green recovery. But the secrecy surrounding the decision making process around the National Recovery Plans casts doubts over the possibility of [...]