How the EU budget is spent: Cohesion Fund

14-09-2016

The Cohesion Fund is one of the European Structural and Investment Funds. Created in 1993, it supports large-scale investments in environmental sustainability, including through an increase in renewable energy use and energy efficiency, and in transport infrastructure, especially the trans-European transport networks. The Cohesion Fund is addressed exclusively to Member States with per capita gross national income of less than 90% of the EU average and have put in place a programme leading to the achievement of economic convergence. The Cohesion Fund's fourth edition is currently being implemented in 15 EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

The Cohesion Fund is one of the European Structural and Investment Funds. Created in 1993, it supports large-scale investments in environmental sustainability, including through an increase in renewable energy use and energy efficiency, and in transport infrastructure, especially the trans-European transport networks. The Cohesion Fund is addressed exclusively to Member States with per capita gross national income of less than 90% of the EU average and have put in place a programme leading to the achievement of economic convergence. The Cohesion Fund's fourth edition is currently being implemented in 15 EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.