How the EU’s Cohesion Fund can support the circular economy

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|Circular Economy Package, cohesion fund, cohesion policy, EU cohesion policy, incineration, News, Waste and recycling, waste to energy|

The EU’s next Cohesion Fund for regional development should prioritise investments into waste management systems focused on prevention, re-use, separate collection and recycling – not on incineration, argues Janek Vahk.

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Commission sheds some light on cohesion policy reform

By |junij 22nd, 2018|cohesion fund, EAcohesion, ERDF, EU cohesion policy, European Parliament, MFF, News, Regional Policy|

The European Commission cleared up some of the details of its proposal to reform cohesion policy in the next EU long-term budget during a second round of discussion with MEPs on Wednesday (21 June).

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Commission defends Cohesion-European Semester link, with suspended payments option

By |maj 31st, 2018|cohesion fund, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Globalisation Adjustment Fund, European Social Fund, News, Regional Policy|

The Commission rushed on Wednesday (30 May) to defend its proposal on linking Cohesion Policy programmes with structural reforms in the European Semester, after MEPs and networks of regions and cities voiced concerns about the possible impact on Cohesion’s initial objectives to help less developed regions.

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Regions confused by proposed Cohesion reforms

By |maj 30th, 2018|cohesion fund, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, European Structural and Investment Funds, News|

Networks of European regions and cities remain puzzled by the "mixed messages" sent from the presentation of the legislative package for Cohesion on Tuesday (29 May), where they heard Commission proposals to focus more on southern Europe and to apply s...

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MEP Van Nistelrooij: Cohesion is still a cornerstone, despite cuts

By |maj 14th, 2018|cohesion, cohesion fund, Cohesion Fund (CF), cohesion policy, News, regional development, Regional Development and Cohesion policy, regional funds, Regional Policy, Structural and Cohesion funds|

With €375 billion in the new budget, cohesion remains a cornerstone of EU policies and the proposed cuts will be compensated with increased national co-financing, said Dutch MEP Lampert Van Nistelrooij (EPP). He also said he was in favour of keeping the decentralised approach of ESF and the current categorisation of the regions.

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Minister: EU cohesion policy served Greece well, should be upgraded in future

By |april 13th, 2018|Alexis Charitsis, cohesion fund, cohesion policy, EU cohesion policy, EU structural funds, Greek crisis, News|

The EU's cohesion policy supported Greece in its most serious crisis, demonstrating the value of the bloc's second-biggest funding scheme, Greece’s Alternate Economy Minister Alexis Charitsis told EURACTIV.com in an interview.

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Crețu: Austria and Germany are still recycling Marshall Plan funds

By |december 4th, 2017|cohesion fund, Corina Crețu, EU cohesion policy, EU Solidarity Fund, News|

The European cohesion policy can be inspired by the post-World War II Marshall Plan model and achieve by 2023 added value of 3-4 euros for every euro invested in the 2014-2020 period, Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Crețu told EURACTIV Greece in an interview.

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Cohesion funds can stop Europe from moving at different speeds

By |november 23rd, 2017|cohesion fund, connecting europe facility, EU cohesion policy, European Innovation Council, European Innovation Summit, EUTop50, Growth, Horizon 2020, Innovation, Innovation Pact, Multi-speed Europe, News|

Cross-border and inter-regional cooperation in cohesion and research & development spending is still limited, but very much needed to prevent a multi-speed Europe writes Lambert van Nistelrooij. To unlock Europe's growth opportunities, the MEP calls for smart regional specialisation and an Innovation Pact 2.0.

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The economic crisis has exacerbated the EU’s regional differences

By |oktober 9th, 2017|cities and regions, cohesion fund, Committee of the Regions, Corina Crețu, EU cohesion policy, News|

Despite four decades of a cohesion policy designed to shrink economic gaps between EU regions, differences remain stark and may have been exacerbated by the 2008 economic crisis, it was heard as the European Union presented its seventh 'cohesion report...

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Brexit will harm EU cohesion policy, regions warn

By |maj 12th, 2017|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, cohesion fund, EFSI, News|

The EU cohesion policy will “suffer heavily” during the Brexit period because at some point there will be a cease of payment for certain projects until 2020, the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) warned. EURACTIV Greece reports.

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