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Commissioner Hahn in Rome to discuss how Cohesion Policy can best contribute to Italy's recovery

(24 May 2013)

Commissioner Hahn in Rome to discuss how Cohesion Policy can best contribute to Italy's recovery

On Monday 27 May, Commissioner Hahn will arrive in Rome at a critical time for Italy and its use of the EU structural funds which are investments in future growth – for sustainable jobs and helping Italy to recover from the current crisis.

The Commissioner will meet the new Minister for Territorial Cohesion Carlo Trigilia to speak about the way ahead and how Italy can build on the impetus and very real improvements already put in motion by his predecessor Fabrizio Barca.

On Tuesday 28 May Commissioner Hahn and Minister Trigilia will also address a major conference in Rome on how to put the right strategy in place for the next budget period 2014-20 so that the investments can have the maximum benefical effect on the Italian economy and its people.

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