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Commissioner Hahn calls for 'Better Spending' for a more effective Regional Policy

(05/11/2012)

Commissioner Hahn calls for 'Better Spending' for a more effective Regional Policy

Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn will tomorrow attend an informal ministerial meeting, hosted by the Cyprus Presidency in Nicosia, where he will lay down plans for the better spending of EU Structural Funds to the Regional Policy Ministers form all 27 Member States. The strengthened approach - as presented in the Commission's policy proposals for 2014-2020 aims for a better alignment with the EU's broader policy goals and its long-term growth and jobs strategy, 'Europe2020'. The Commissioner will also call for a more regular exchange and high-level political debate on future regional policy, to take stock of progress in achieving set goals and in strategically contributing to EU growth through smarter investment.

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