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Title: Cohesion policy for the equality of the regions and sustainability of the regional cultures
Current status: Collection ongoing
Deadline: 07/05/2020
Commission registration number: ECI(2019)000007
Date of registration: 07/05/2019
Registration language: EN / Other languages available: BG CS DA DE EL EN ES ET FI FR GA HR HU IT LT LV MT NL PL PT RO SK SL SV
Commission Decision on the registration of the proposed citizens' initiative: COMMISSION DECISION

Subject-matter: The cohesion policy of the EU should pay special attention to regions with national, ethnic, cultural, religious or linguistic characteristics that are different from those of the surrounding regions.
Main objectives: For such regions, including geographic areas with no administrative competencies, the prevention of economical backlog, the sustainment of development and the preservation of the conditions for economic, social and territorial cohesion should be done in a way that ensures their characteristics remain unchanged. For this, such regions must have equal opportunity to access various EU-funds and the preservation of their characteristics and their proper economical development must be guaranteed, so that the EU’s development can be sustained and its cultural diversity maintained.
Provisions of the Treaties considered relevant by the organisers: Articles 2 and 3 of the Treaty on European Union. Articles 153, 167, 170, 174, 176, 177 and 178 of t
Organisers / Members of citizens' committee:
  • Representative: Balázs Árpád IZSÁK -
  • Substitute: Attila DABIS -
  • Other members: Roland Rolf DUDDA, Andreas SCHMALTZ, Péter ÕRY, Franciscus Albert Bernardus JEURSEN, Jordi XUCLA COSTA
Annex: annex.rtf
Draft legal act:
Sources of support and funding:

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