16/06/2016 - 17/06/2016
The conference will highlight the benefits of evidence based policy making. It will be a showcase for the best evaluations, a place to discuss good practices in evaluation planning, and an opportunity to broaden the range of people involved in the evaluation of Cohesion Policy.
Cohesion Policy is the EU’s main investment policy, it targets all regions and many cities in the European Union in order to support job creation, business competitiveness, economic growth, sustainable development, and improve citizens’ quality of life. The need to understand how far these objectives have been met led to a stronger focus on results in the 2014-2020 Programming Period.
The European Commission's 2016 Evaluation Conference brings together Managing Authorities, evaluation experts, the academia, and stakeholders from across Europe for discussing 2 key questions:
At the event, evaluation evidence on the performance of Cohesion Policy will be presented, examining: