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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Looking back to move forward: Building trans-generational peace in Northern Ireland

By |februar 28th, 2019|Brexit, EAcohesion, EU cohesion policy, feminism, News, Northern Ireland, peace, PEACE programme, young|

Shay McArdle is 21 years old. He lives in Dundalk, Ireland, and has no idea what a hard border looks like or how it was like to live through the 'Troubles'. But he is committed to preserving the state of peace that he was born into.

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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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EU needs ambitious Cohesion policy to achieve SDGs, socialists argue

By |februar 11th, 2019|cohesion policy, EAcohesion, European Committee of the Regions, European Parliament, News, SDGs, Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament, sustainable Europe|

Europe’s economic strategy should focus on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Cohesion policy is key in getting there, socialist groups in the European Parliament and in the Committee of the Regions said in an appeal launched on Thursday (7 February).

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European Parliament votes for much greener cohesion policy

By |januar 31st, 2019|cohesion policy, Common Provisions Regulation (CPR), EAcohesion, environmental protection, EU structural funds, News, regional support, regions, sustainability|

The European Parliament’s committee on regional development has voted on Cohesion policy regulation, and there is the clear intention of making Cohesion much greener from 2020. For the first time, there is also to be a ban on providing support for fossil fuels. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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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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