Employment and Social Affairs
Fisheries and Maritime Affairs
REGIO - DG Regional and Urban Policy
AGRI - DG Agriculture and Rural Development
EMPL - DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
MARE - DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Commissioner Creţu announced at the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers responsible for Cohesion Policy, territorial cohesion and urban matters in Riga on 9 June 2015, her intention to create a High Level Group on Simplification.
The new group aims to reduce the administrative burden for beneficiaries to access the five European Structural and Investment Funds, contributing to the Commission's broader efforts for Better Regulation. It will assess and monitor to what extent opportunities to simplify access and use of the funds are being taken up by Member States.
The task of the group of experts is to advise the Commision with regard to simplification and reduction of administrative burden for beneficiaries of the European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds;