NextGenerationEU: President von der Leyen heads to Greece, Denmark and Luxembourg to present Commission assessment of national recovery plans

Following today’s visits to Portugal and Spain, President Ursula von der Leyen will continue her visits tomorrow, 17 June, in Greece and Denmark, and the day after in Luxembourg. She will personally hand over the result of the Commission’s assessment and Recommendation to the Council on the approval of the national recovery and resilience plans in the context of NextGenerationEU, Europe’s Recovery Plan. The President will be in Athens tomorrow morning, where she will meet Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. President von der Leyen will then travel to Copenhagen. There she will meet Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and she will be joined by Commission Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager. On Friday 18 June, the President will be in Luxembourg. In the morning, she will meet His Royal Highness The Grand-Duke of Luxembourg and later she will meet the Prime Minister, Xavier Bettel. In all countries, President von der Leyen will visit projects that will be funded thanks to the Recovery and Resilience Facility, focused mainly on research and the green and digital transition.