Guidance Fiche: Guidance on Ex Ante Conditionalities for the European Structural and Investment Funds – Part I

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Available languages : English
Period : 2014-2020
Date : 27/02/2014

The Commission proposals for a Multi-Annual financial Framework called for "new conditionality provisions […] to ensure that EU funding is focused on results and creates strong incentives for Member States to ensure the effective delivery of Europe 2020 objectives and targets through Cohesion policy".

The 2010 Budget Review emphasized the need to "improve the quality of public expenditure" in times of fiscal constraints. In response, the Fifth Cohesion Report suggested that conditionality provisions be introduced into cohesion policy 2014-2020.

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Guidance on European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020