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Cohesion policy 2014-2020

Comments on the Commission Staff Working Document on Elements for a Common Strategic Framework

In the framework of the preparation of the future cohesion policy of the European Union, this page presents the comments sent by citizens, organisations, institutions, local authorities and other stakeholders of the cohesion policy in answer to the European Commission's Staff Working Document on the Common Strategic Framework.


Academic and Research Institutions

Institute for European Environmental Policy



Nicos Komninidis


Civil society organisations

Polish National Federation of NGOs

Open Society Foundations

Culture Action Europe: Cover Letter - Statement on EU Regional Policy - Comments

CCFEE - Commission Consultative Formation Emploi Enseignement

Cruz Roja Española, Cáritas Española, Fundación Secretariado Gitano and Fundación ONCE


Economic and social partners

Arbeitsgemeinschaft der bayerischen Handwerksammern (ArGe)

Verband der Wirtschaft Thüringens

Handwerkskammer Halle

Chief Commandant of the State Fire Service of the Republic of Poland: Cover letter, Comments

Industrie- und Handelskammer Lippe zu Detmold

Chambre de commerce et d'industrie de Paris (CCIP)


European Interest Organisation on Territorial Issues

Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities

Conference of Presidents of Outermost Regions: Cover letter, Comments

Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT) en fr

European Council for the Village and Small Town (ECOVAST)

CEMR - Council of European Municipalities and Regions

VASAB - Vision and Strategies around the Baltic Sea

REGLEG - Network of regions with legislative power



National Governments and Public Bodies

Ministry of Finance of Estonia


Private Sector

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.


Regional and Local Governments

Department Regional Development of Northern Ireland

NSPA Network for Northern Sparsely Populated Areas

Örebro Regional Development council Gwynedd Council

Welsh Local Government Association

Brussels Capital Region







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