Commission invests in infrastructure and cultural heritage in Napoli, Italy


European - Press release Commission Brussels, 6 November 2018 The Commission adopted five major Cohesion Policy projects, altogether worth 868 million euros, for better transport and water infrastructure and to preserve cultural heritage in the Italian city of Napoli.

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Commission grants 22 cities with funding for innovative projects; launches new call for projects for security in public urban spaces


European - Press release Commission Brussels, 10 October 2018 The Commission has announced the winning cities of the 3rd call for projects under the Urban Innovative Actions. €92 million from the European Regional Development Fund will finance innovative solutions to urban challenges such as air quality, climate change, housing, and...

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Commissioner Creţu on "The next generation of EU Funds programmes"


European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Brussels, 8 October 2018 Press statement by Commissioner Creţu, in charge of Regional Policy, at the European Week of Regions and Cities; in Brussels.     Good morning!   I am always glad to see so many journalists in the press room,...

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Major EU investments in infrastructure help write a new chapter in Greece


European Commission - Press release Brussels, 3 October 2018 This week, Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu will travel to Greece to visit or inaugurate three major transport and environment projects which have received a total of €1.3 billion in support from EU funds.

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Statement of the Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Crețu


European Commission - Statement Brussels, 27 July 2018 "We stand side by side with the Greek people in such difficult moments. We have a permanent dialogue with the Greek authorities and, through the services of the DG Regio, we provide the necessary assistance in order to speed up...

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Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Commission helps Europe's regions become more innovative


European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 June 2018 Today the Commission is renewing the initiative 'Stairway to Excellence', to continue to provide tailored support and expertise to regions lagging behind in terms of innovation.

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EU solidarity at work: Commission offers financial aid to Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria following natural disasters


European Commission - Press release Brussels, 31 May 2018 Today the Commission is proposing €34 million from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) for four Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017 – Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria.

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EU budget: Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020


European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission proposes to modernise Cohesion Policy, the EU's main investment policy and one of its most concrete expressions of solidarity.

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Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Questions and Answers


European Commission - Fact Sheet Strasbourg, 29 May 2018 Regional Development and Cohesion Policy beyond 2020: Questions and Answers See IP/18/3885 A modernised Cohesion Policy, for all regions The Commission is proposing to modernise Cohesion Policy.

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Cohesion policy beyond 2020: new Commission initiative helps Member States and regions improve the management of EU funds


European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 May 2018 The Commission has selected five national and regional authorities in Greece, Poland, Spain, Croatia and Bulgaria to participate in a new pilot action on good governance and administrative capacity-building.

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