9 ways Cohesion Policy works for Europe - main results 2007-2013

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Period : 2007-2013
Date : 07/10/2016

Cohesion Policy 2007-2013 was implemented in challenging times. Europe was hit by the economic and fi nancial crisis, which limited public investment – making Cohesion Policy funds even more vital for growth and job creation.

An independent expert evaluation of 2007-2013 funding found that Cohesion Policy investments had positive, tangible results ranging from job creation, positive impact on regional disparities and an increase in GDP.

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Evaluations of the 2007-2013 programming period