MEP Novakov: EU Cohesion policy needs a tough lady like Elisa Ferreira to defend it

By |oktober 28th, 2019|Brexit, Bulgaria, cohesion policy, Elisa Ferreira, EU budget 2021-2027, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, own resources, rule of law, Slovakia|

Rule of law should be a matter of respect everywhere, not only in the Cohesion Policy. But ordinary beneficiaries should not be held responsible for the action of the whole country infringing common EU standards, MEP Andrey Novakov told EURACTIV Slovak...

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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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Poland and Germany call for swift negotiations to conclude EU budget

By |september 12th, 2019|cohesion policy, EU budget, EU Council Presidency, Germany, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland, structural funds|

Germany and Poland are pressing for EU budget negotiations to be concluded as quickly as possible. For Poland, the primary beneficiary of the EU's cohesion policy, there is a great deal at stake. Germany hopes the negotiations will finish before it tak...

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In Bucharest, local leaders call to rebuild the EU from the bottom

By |marec 18th, 2019|cohesion policy, European Committee of the Regions, Future of Europe, News, Regional Policy, Romanian Presidency, Sibiu summit|

Hundreds of European local and regional leaders demanded a bottom-up approach to rebuild the EU, during the 8th Cities and Regions summit in Bucharest, ahead of the informal European Council on the future of Europe in Sibiu in May. 

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Brexit impact in Northern Ireland: When peace is at stake

By |februar 28th, 2019|Brexit, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, Good Friday Agreement, News, Northern Ireland, peace, Republic of Ireland, The Troubles, United Kingdom|

Time is running out as the UK is set to leave the EU on 29 March, and an orderly withdrawal is not yet secured. EURACTIV has travelled to Northern Ireland where Brexit is more than a political or economic issue - it is a challenge for peace. 

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EU is a driving force in supporting peace in Northern Ireland

By |februar 27th, 2019|Brexit, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, News, Northern Ireland, PEACE programme, peacebuilding, Republic of Ireland, The Troubles, United Kingdom|

Peter used to be a policeman during ‘the Troubles’, while Tom served 13 years in the loyalist Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), a paramilitary group. Now, both help former combatants reintegrate into Northern Irish society. A project like this would have been almost impossible without the EU’s support. 

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Northern Ireland – A cross-border economy at stake

By |februar 26th, 2019|backstop, Brexit, cohesion policy, DUP, EAcohesion, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland, SDLP, Sinn Fein, United Kingdom|

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, Northern Ireland will be severely affected as its economy is highly interlinked with the Republic of Ireland. Disruptions to the supply chain and access to markets are the main concerns for businesses.

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Voices from the regions: Brexit impact along the Irish border

By |februar 25th, 2019|Brexit, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, Good Friday Agreement, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland, PEACE programme|

On 29 March, the United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union. EURACTIV.com's on-the-ground reporting looks into the effects of Brexit on EU regions and, in particular, its implications for the relationship between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

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Voices from the regions: Brexit impact along the Irish border

By |februar 25th, 2019|Brexit, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, Good Friday Agreement, Ireland, News, Northern Ireland, PEACE programme|

On 29 March, the United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union. EURACTIV.com's on-the-ground reporting looks into the effects of Brexit on EU regions and, in particular, its implications for the relationship between Northern Ireland and Ireland.

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Don’t link EU regional funds with budget deficit rules, Parliament insists

By |februar 14th, 2019|Andrey Novakov, cohesion policy, Common provision regulation, Constanze Khrel, EAcohesion, European Parliament, Macro-economic conditionality, News, stability and growth pact|

EU lawmakers rejected on Wednesday (13 February) a controversial proposal by the European Commission to make payments of cohesion funds conditional to the observation of country-specific recommendations on budget deficits and economic reforms. 

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