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Cohesion policy and the integration of migrants in urban areas

Written by Christiaan van Lierop, With migration largely an urban reality, the successful integration of migrants in our towns and cities is of key importance if Europe is to find a long-term solution to the migrant question. The EU’s cohesion policy can provide support for countries in this area through investments under the European Social … Continue reading

Sparsely populated and under–populated areas

This briefing seeks to analyse the issues that affect sparsely populated and underpopulated areas and provide a short overview of the EU support available for this category of region. Details will also be provided of the role of the European Parliament and the views of the various stakeholders. Continue reading

Snapshot of the EU regions with a view to selected Europe 2020 targets

Written by Frederik Scholaert, Giulio Sabbati and Sorina Silvia Ionescu, Updated on 4.10.2019 In 2014-2020, €461 billion from the EU budget is allocated to EU regions for investments in support of the strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth (Europe 2020). The NUTS 2 classification (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) divides EU territory into … Continue reading

Challenges for the post-2020 cohesion policy [Policy Podcast]

Written by Vasileios Margaras, In a 2015 speech, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Creţu, re-ignited the debate on the post-2020 cohesion policy reform by suggesting various issues for reflection. Some of these issues are of a technical nature while others are of a more political nature and may lead to intensive debates. In addition, … Continue reading

Cohesion Policy in Croatia

Written by Sorina Silvia Ionescu Croatia became the 28th EU Member State on 1 July 2013. On 26 August 2013, the European Commission approved the investment plan proposed by Croatia in the framework of the cohesion policy to deliver growth and jobs. The Croatian authorities have defined investment priorities in different regions for the implementation … Continue reading

Partnership Agreements within Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

Written by Sorina Silvia Ionescu Updated on 9th February 2015 Within the Cohesion Policy 2014-2020, Partnership Agreement (PA) sets out the selected thematic objectives (and for each a summary of the main results expected from each of the European Structural and Investment Funds ‐ ESI), the indicative allocation of support by the EU (by thematic objective at … Continue reading

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