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European Regional Development Fund and Cohesion Fund 2021-2027 [EU Legislation in Progress] [Policy Podcast]

Written by Agnieszka Widuto (3rd edition, updated on 30.01.2020),

Florence (Firenze) cityscape, Italy.

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In the context of the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework for 2021-2027, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Cohesion Fund (CF) on 29 May 2018. The new single regulation on the ERDF and CF (previously covered by two separate regulations) identifies the specific objectives and scope of support for both funds, including non-eligible activities. The majority of ERDF funding (65 % to 85 %) will focus on smart growth and the green economy, while the fund will also support other activities such as connectivity, social issues and local development. The CF will continue to focus predominantly on environmental and transport infrastructure. Special provisions have been proposed for territories such as urban areas and outermost regions. The indicator framework for monitoring progress will include new common results indicators. In the European Parliament, the file was allocated to the Committee on Regional Development, and on 27 March 2019 the Parliament adopted a legislative resolution in plenary constituting its first-reading position. The proposal is currently at trilogue stage with a view to an early second-reading agreement.

Versions

Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund
Committee responsible: Regional Development (REGI) COM(2018) 372 of 29.5.2018
Rapporteur: Andrea Cozzolino (S&D, Italy) 2018/0197(COD)
Shadow rapporteurs: Krzysztof Hetman (EPP, Poland), Susana Solís Pérez (Renew Europe, Spain), Jill Evans (Greens/EFA, UK), Francesca Donato (ID, Italy), Raffaele Fitto (ECR, Italy), Martina Michels (GUE/NGL, Germany) Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)
Next steps expected: Trilogue negotiations

Stage: Trilogue

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