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REGI chair: If von der Leyen has an ambition for Europe, she must have an ambition for Cohesion

By |oktober 25th, 2019|CAP, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, European Parliament, News, regional development, Regional Development and Cohesion policy, Younous Omarjee|

The European Parliament shall not accept cuts on the budget of Cohesion Policy and expects the European Commission and its new President to be on its side, says MEP Younous Omarjee.

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Regions call for ambitious EU budget, Cohesion policy, better cooperation

By |oktober 18th, 2019|News|

The Conference of Peripheral Maritime regions (CPMR) was set to adopt a Manifesto on the future of the EU negotiations on Friday (18 October) calling for more support to Europe's regions, an ambitious budge supporting a sustainable economic agenda and ...

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Greek MEPs demand action on overpopulated migrant centres

By |februar 19th, 2019|Aegean Sea, EU migration, Greece, News, refugee camps|

Overpopulation of migrant reception centres on the island of Samos has reached the point of no return, with the local community and local authorities left overwhelmed and demanding assistance from the Greek government.

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Low returns and rural areas’ restrictions keep young Greek farmers away

By |februar 18th, 2019|common agricultural policy, News, women farmers, young farmers|

Low profitability and poor infrastructure quality make farming in Greece unattractive to young people, who are needed more than ever before to take the agricultural sector a step forward, stakeholders have told EURACTIV Greece.

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Juncker Plan’s results may be overstated, auditors say

By |januar 29th, 2019|EFSI, European Court of Auditors, Juncker plan, News|

The amount of investment mobilised by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) may have been overestimated, a new report by the European Court of Auditors has warned. It added that it may have also favoured larger member states.

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Study: Cohesion’s impact on local audiences still remains limited

By |januar 16th, 2019|cohesion funds, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, News, regional development|

Social outcomes in Cohesion policy remain relatively obscure for the general public compared to economic developments, a recent project study has found. In addition to that, the process of reaching local audiences remains a challenge for policymakers and organisations across the European regions.

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Auditors’ anti-fraud policy recommendations are old news, Oettinger says

By |januar 11th, 2019|anti-fraud, cohesion policy, european public prosecutor, News, OLAF|

There is nothing new in the recommendations on anti-fraud investigations the European Court of Auditors tabled on Thursday (10 January), the EU Commissioner for Budget Günther H. Oettinger has said. “Most areas of improvement have long been identified and tackled...

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Regions remain puzzled on future Cohesion and Brexit implications

By |december 7th, 2018|Brexit, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, Commitee of the Regions, Corina Crețu, EAcohesion, Michel Barnier, News|

There is no room for double standards in the future Cohesion policy but there is a need for cooperation between funds and programmes, key partners and civil society, the EU Commissioner for Regional Policy told a Committee of the Regions (CoR) plenary ...

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Urban and rural disparities still a thorn in Europe’s regional development

By |november 28th, 2018|cohesion policy, EAcohesion, ESPON, EU cohesion policy, Ilona Raugze, News|

Continuous depopulation of the EU's rural regions and interregional disparities remain a serious threat for the economic and demographic base of the EU regions in the future, stakeholders highlighted during a conference on territorial divergencies in t...

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CPMR chief: Effective solutions to daily challenges are key to get closer to citizens

By |november 6th, 2018|Azores, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR), CPMR, EAcohesion, News, Vasco Cordeiro|

Only weeks before a European Council meeting in December is to define funding for regional development across Europe beyond 2020, regions are still in the dark about what will be the final decision on the future of Cohesion Policy.

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