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Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Hungary on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with Hungary setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country. Today’s agreement paves the way for investing €21.9 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020 (current prices, including European Territorial Cooperation funding and the allocation for the Youth Employment Initiative).

Hungary also receives €3.45 billion for rural development and €39 million for fisheries and the maritime sector.

The EU investments will help tackle unemployment and boost competitiveness and economic growth through support to innovation, training and education in cities, towns and rural areas. They will also promote entrepreneurship, fight social exclusion and help to develop an environmentally friendly and a resource-efficient economy.

Commenting on the adoption, Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn said: "Today we have adopted a vital, strategic investment plan that sets Hungary on the path to jobs and growth for the next 10 years. This Partnership Agreement reflects the European Commission and Hungary's joint determination to make the most efficient use of EU funding. In line with the reformed Cohesion Policy, the strategic feature of all our investments has to be strengthened, focusing on economic sectors where impact can be maximised, on sustainable growth and investing in people. The paramount aim is also to ensure quality programmes and implementation.”

Commissioner Hahn added: "This investment strategy builds on the important contribution Hungary is already making to help the EU meet its goals of creating sustainable long-term development of all of its less developed regions. Hungary now has a firm base in this Partnership Agreement that covers all Structural and Investment Funds and gives strategic direction to future programmes that will enhance innovation, contribute to transforming Hungary's SMEs to become more competitive and internationally integrated, and boost Hungary's growing reputation in promoting research and technical development projects. The ESI Funds are helping Hungary's regions and cities to face these challenges and support local companies and people in achieving these objectives."

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Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with The Czech Republic on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with the Czech Republic setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country. Today’s agreement paves the way for investing €22 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020 (current prices, including European Territorial Cooperation funding and the allocation for the Youth Employment Initiative).

The Czech Republic also receives €2 billion for rural development and €31 million for the fisheries sector.

The EU investments will help tackle unemployment and boost competitiveness and economic growth through support to innovation, training and education in cities, towns and rural areas. They will also promote entrepreneurship, fight social exclusion and help to develop an environmentally friendly and a resource-efficient economy.

Commenting on the adoption, Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn said: "Today we have adopted a vital, strategic investment plan that sets the Czech Republic on the path to jobs and growth for the next 10 years. This Partnership Agreement reflects the European Commission and the Czech Republic's joint determination to make the most efficient use of EU funding –Our investments must be strategic, according to the new Cohesion Policy- focusing on the real economy, on sustainable growth and investing in people. But quality not speed is the paramount aim and in the coming months we are fully dedicated to negotiating the best possible outcome for investments from the European Structural and Investment Funds in 2014-2020. Commitment is needed on all sides to ensure good quality programmes are put in place.”

Commissioner Hahn added: "This investment strategy builds on the important contribution the Czech Republic is already making to help the EU meet its goals of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. The Czech Republic now has a firm base in this Partnership Agreement that covers all Structural and Investment Funds and gives strategic direction to future programmes that will enhance innovation, transform Czech SMEs into models of growth, and secure the Czech Republic's growing reputation in sectors like energy, engineering and nano-technologies.The ESI Funds are helping Czech regions and cities to face these challenges."

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Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with The Netherlands on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020

The European Commission has adopted a "Partnership Agreement" with The Netherlands setting down the strategy for the optimal use of European Structural and Investment Funds throughout the country. Today’s agreement paves the way for investing €1.4 billion in total Cohesion Policy funding over 2014-2020 (current prices, including European Territorial Cooperation funding and the allocation for the Youth Employment Initiative).

The Netherlands also receives €607 million for rural development and €102 million for fisheries and the maritime sector.

The EU investments will help tackle unemployment and boost competitiveness and economic growth through support to innovation, training and education in cities, town and rural areas. They will also promote entrepreneurship, fight social exclusion and help to develop an environmentally friendly and a resource-efficient economy.

Commenting on the adoption, Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn said: "Today we have adopted a vital, strategic investment plan that sets The Netherlands on the path to jobs and growth for the next 10 years. This Partnership Agreement reflects the European Commission and The Netherlands' joint determination to make the most efficient use of EU funding –Our investments must be strategic, according to the new Cohesion Policy- focusing on the real economy, on sustainable growth and investing in people. But quality not speed is the paramount aim and in the coming months we are fully dedicated to negotiating the best possible outcome for investments from the European Structural and Investment Funds in 2014-2020. Commitment is needed on all sides to ensure good quality programmes are put in place.”

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Partnership Agreements and Operational Programmes - State of Play

The European Commission has adopted 16 out of 28 Partnership Agreements (PA)and is now analysing the official PAs received from the other 19 Member States, as well as draft Cohesion Policy Operational Programmes (OP) from 19 countries outlining their investment plans for EU Structural and Investment Funds for the 2014-2020 programming period.

The PAs and OPs (managed by DG REGIO) have come from:

  • Danmark: PA adopted 05/05 and their one OP adopted
  • Deutschland: PA adopted 22/05 and all 16 OPs submitted
  • Polska: PA adopted 23/05 and all 21 OPs submitted
  • Ελλάδα: PA adopted 23/05 and all 16 OPs submitted
  • Latvija:PA adopted 20/06 and their one OP submitted
  • Lietuva: PA adopted 20/06 and their one OP submitted
  • Eesti: PA adopted 20/06 and their one OP submitted
  • Κύπρος: PA adopted 20/06 and one OP submitted
  • Slovensko: PA adopted 20/06 and all five OP submitted
  • Portugal: PA adopted 30/07 and all ten OPs submitted
  • România: PA adopted 06/08 and two OPs submitted
  • България/Bulgaria: PA adopted 07/08 and all four OPs submitted
  • France: PA adopted 08/08 and all 32 OPs submitted
  • Nederland: PA adopted 22/08 and all four OPs submitted
  • Česká republika: PA adopted 26/08 and all six OPs submitted
  • Magyarország: PA adopted 29/08 and all five OPs submitted
  • Suomi/Finland: PA 17/02 and their one OP submitted
  • Slovenija: PA 10/04 and their one OP submitted
  • Sverige: PA 17/04 and nine OPs submitted
  • Österreich: PA 17/04 and their one OP submitted
  • Malta: PA 01/04 and one OP submitted
  • United Kingdom: PA 17/04 and six OPs submitted
  • Italia: PA 22/04 and 23 OPs submitted
  • España: PA 22/04 and all 22 OPs submitted
  • Hrvatska: PA 22/04 and their one OP submitted
  • Éire/Ireland: PA 22/04 and their two OPs submitted
  • Belgien/Belgique/België: PA 23/04 and two OPs submitted
  • Luxembourg : PA 30/04 and their one OP submitted

14 ETC (European Territorial Cooperation) OPs have also been submitted

The Commission has underlined that a strategic approach to the use of the funds is critical and quality is more important than speed.

The Commission will continue thoroughly analysing the remaining Partnership Agreements and Operational Programmes, sending observations, where appropriate, to Member States.

The next adoptions are expected in September, with the later ones in autumn.

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En conjunto, la política de cohesión reformada destinará hasta 351 800 millones de euros[1] a inversiones en las regiones y ciudades de Europa, así como en la economía real.Será el instrumento de inversión principal para cumplir los objetivos de «Europa 2020»: generar crecimiento y puestos de trabajo, abordar el cambio climático y la dependencia energética y reducir la pobreza y la marginación social. Contribuirá a esto que el Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional se centre en las prioridades fundamentales, tales como el apoyo a las pequeñas y medianas empresas, con el objetivo de duplicar las ayudas de 70 000 millones de euros a 140 000 millones a lo largo de siete años. Habrá una mayor orientación hacia los resultados y una nueva reserva de eficacia en todos los fondos estructurales y de inversión que incentive los buenos proyectos. Por último, la eficiencia de la política de cohesión, de desarrollo rural y de pesca también se asociará a la gobernanza económica para promover el cumplimiento por los Estados miembros de las recomendaciones de la UE en el marco del Semestre Europeo.

[1] Precios corrientes.


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Infographic : Una política de cohesión reformada para Europa : La principal política de inversión para empleo y crecimiento
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Orientación de las inversiones en prioridades de crecimiento clave

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  • Tecnologías de la información y de la comunicación (TIC)
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  • Mejora de la competitividad de las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME)
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  • Apoyo al cambio hacia una economía de bajas emisiones de carbono
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