COVID-19: Commission paves way to draw €37 billion from structural funds

By |april 3rd, 2020|cohesion policy, Committee of Regions, corona bonds, coronavirus, COVID-19, CRII, Elisa Ferreira, emergency, EU budget, EU structural funds, European Commission, News, Regional Policy, Ursula von der Leyen, Younous Omarjee|

The European Commission proposed numerous changes to its cohesion policy rulebook on Thursday (2 April) in order to draw €37 billion of unused funds to finance various measures during the coronavirus pandemic. But these measures can only help to a limited extent. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Revamping the Baltic Sea Region strategy

By |marec 10th, 2020|Baltic Sea, macro-region, News, Regional Policy|

Is the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region still a role-model in the macro-regional cooperation framework? Marta Czarnecka-Gallas gives some answers.

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Committee of the Regions welcomes Green group for the first time

By |februar 13th, 2020|2019 European elections, cohesion policy, Committee of the Regions, environmental protection, European Green Deal, European Greens, Greens/European Free Alliance, News, Regional Policy|

For the first time, the EU's Committee of the Regions has enough Green members to form their own group. The group, who already met on Tuesday (11 February), is keen to have good relations with the other groups but also wants to "exert pressure", partic...

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Nuclear ‘excluded’ from EU’s new Just Transition Fund

By |januar 14th, 2020|cohesion policy, Elisa Ferreira, green deal, Just Transition Fund, News, Regional Policy, sustainable development|

The EU's regional policy Commissioner Elisa Ferreira revealed on Tuesday (14 January) details of the €100 billion Just Transition Mechanism, a key financial component of the European Green Deal that should make the bloc climate neutral by 2050.

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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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Romania PM says EU regional cooperation key to fight Euroscepticism

By |februar 7th, 2019|cohesion policy, EA Cohesion, European Committee of the Regions, News, Regional Policy, Romanian Presidency, Viorica Dancila|

Cooperation between EU institutions and regional and local authorities is key to fight Euroscepticism, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă said on Wednesday (6 February) while addressing the European Committee of the Regions. 

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TUE PM EU regions affected by Brexit should not be left behind

By |november 27th, 2018|Brexit, cohesion policy, EAcohesion, European Parliament, MFF, News, Regional Policy|

While studies and reports about the consequences of Brexit on EU27 regions are multiplying, it is increasingly clear that the EU needs to create mechanisms to support territories negatively affected by the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the Union, write Marc Joulaud and Lambert Van Nistelrooij.

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EU must look after regions, even if future funding is cut

By |november 8th, 2018|Bulgaria, cohesion policy, Danube Strategy, EU cohesion policy, News, Regional Policy, Romania|

European border regions matter and the EU must continue looking after them despite planned cuts for Cohesion policy funding, particularly as some of them remain under-developed, participants at a recent EURACTIV event said, highlighting the example of ...

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European funds: What next for the Polish economy?

By |oktober 25th, 2018|2019 European elections, cohesion funds, cohesion policy, EU cohesion policy, European Parliament, News, Poland, Regional Policy|

European funds were one of the factors that helped Poland avoid the serious effects of the financial crisis. Negotiations on the new seven-year financial framework have already begun in the European Parliament. The outcome could have a major effect on how Poles vote in next May's elections.

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Europe helping Mayotte to reduce its high cost of living

By |oktober 1st, 2018|cohesion policy, development, EAFRD, EU cohesion policy, European funds, European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), France, Mayotte, News, Regional Policy|

Mayotte, one of the EU’s least developed regions, lies in the middle of the Indian Ocean. EU cohesion policy supports the French department by encouraging local production and trade. EURACTIV France reports.

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