The Council of the European Union has adopted today its conclusions on making cohesion policy more effective, relevant and visible to the citizens. The ministers pointed out that cohesion policy is an essential policy of the EU, important now and in the future as a stable and predictable investment...24/04/201718/04/2017
Updated data on the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds financial allocations and payments12/04/201712/04/201711/04/2017
In a report published today on EU regions which are lagging behind in terms of growth or wealth, the Commission identifies clear paths to support regional growth strategies, with the help of EU funds. The report assesses what supports or hinders the competitiveness of these regions and why they have...
Statement by First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, and Commissioners Marianne Thyssen, Vĕra Jourová and Corina Creţu, ahead of International Roma day on Saturday 8 April 201707/04/201731/03/2017
One of the key elements of the Cohesion Policy reform for 2014-20 was the introduction of preconditions (ex ante conditionalites) for Member States to receive money from the European Structural and Investment Funds. A first assessment published today shows that this additional step has a high value,...