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Cohesion Policy legislation 2021-2027

Article 174 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU) provides that, in order to strengthen its economic, social and territorial cohesion, the Union is to aim at reducing disparities between the levels of development of the various regions and the backwardness of the least favoured regions or islands, and that particular attention is to be paid to rural areas, areas affected by industrial transition, and regions which suffer from severe and permanent natural or demographic handicaps.

The following regulations were published on the Official Journal of the European Union (Eur-Lex). The link to Eur-Lex gives access to a bibliographical description that provides full text, corrigendum and annexes (if any) and all other useful information like information on the procedure and relationship between documents.

Regio WikiIn addition to being able to download the full text of the legislation on InfoRegio, you can now alternatively access an interactive database of legal texts and guidance documents, called Regulatory Framework public database. It offers the possibility to navigate through the primary legislation, secondary legislation, and guidance notes in a dynamic way. Please note that this new facility is available for the English text only.

Cohesion’s Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE)

Regulation (EU) 2022/562 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 April 2022 amending Regulations (EU) No 1303/2013 and (EU) No 223/2014 as regards Cohesion’s Action for Refugees in Europe (CARE)

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex

Common provisions regulation (CPR)

Regulation (EU) 2021/1060 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund Plus, the Cohesion Fund, the Just Transition Fund and the European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund and financial rules for those and for the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund, the Internal Security Fund and the Instrument for Financial Support for Border Management and Visa Policy

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2021/1058 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 on the European Regional Development Fund and on the Cohesion Fund

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex

Just Transition Fund (JTF) Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2021/1056 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 establishing the Just Transition Fund

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex

European territorial cooperation Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2021/1059 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 on specific provisions for the European territorial cooperation goal (Interreg) supported by the European Regional Development Fund and external financing instruments

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex

European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) Regulation

Regulation (EU) 2021/1057 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 June 2021 establishing the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+) and repealing Regulation (EU) No 1296/2013

Full text of the regulation on Eur-Lex