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Economic, social and territorial cohesion

01-11-2017

In order to promote its overall harmonious development, the European Union is strengthening its economic, social and territorial cohesion. In particular, the EU aims to reduce disparities between the levels of development of its various regions. Among the regions concerned, special attention is paid to rural areas, areas affected by industrial transition, and regions which suffer from severe and permanent natural or demographic handicaps, such as the northernmost regions with very low population ...

In order to promote its overall harmonious development, the European Union is strengthening its economic, social and territorial cohesion. In particular, the EU aims to reduce disparities between the levels of development of its various regions. Among the regions concerned, special attention is paid to rural areas, areas affected by industrial transition, and regions which suffer from severe and permanent natural or demographic handicaps, such as the northernmost regions with very low population density, as well as island, cross-border and mountain regions.

European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

01-11-2017

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is one of the main financial instruments of the EUʼs cohesion policy. Its purpose is to contribute to reducing disparities between the levels of development of European regions and to reduce the backwardness of the least favoured regions. Particular attention is paid to regions which suffer from severe and permanent natural or demographic handicaps, such as the northernmost regions with very low population density as well as island, cross-border and mountain ...

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is one of the main financial instruments of the EUʼs cohesion policy. Its purpose is to contribute to reducing disparities between the levels of development of European regions and to reduce the backwardness of the least favoured regions. Particular attention is paid to regions which suffer from severe and permanent natural or demographic handicaps, such as the northernmost regions with very low population density as well as island, cross-border and mountain regions.

European Territorial Cooperation

01-11-2017

European Territorial Cooperation is the instrument of cohesion policy that aims to solve problems across borders and to jointly develop the potential of diverse territories. Cooperation actions are supported by the European Regional Development Fund through three key components: cross-border cooperation, transnational cooperation and interregional cooperation.

European Territorial Cooperation is the instrument of cohesion policy that aims to solve problems across borders and to jointly develop the potential of diverse territories. Cooperation actions are supported by the European Regional Development Fund through three key components: cross-border cooperation, transnational cooperation and interregional cooperation.

Research for REGI Committee - The economic, social and territorial situation in Bulgaria

16-10-2017

This briefing was prepared to provide information for the visit to Bulgaria of a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on Regional Development (REGI) from 29 to 31 October 2017, the region visited being Sofia city and the surrounding Sofia district.

This briefing was prepared to provide information for the visit to Bulgaria of a delegation of the European Parliament’s Committee on Regional Development (REGI) from 29 to 31 October 2017, the region visited being Sofia city and the surrounding Sofia district.

Research for REGI Committee - Greece: Regional Policy and Economic and Social Situation

15-09-2016

This in-depth analysis was prepared on the request of the Committee on Regional Development in the context of its visit to Greece. The analysis provides an overview of Greece’s regions (with a special attention to Attica and Central Macedonia) and of its political, economic and administrative system. In addition, this analyses focuses on the implementation of cohesion policy on the ground with a particular attention to the consequences of the recent amendment of the Common Provisions Regulation in ...

This in-depth analysis was prepared on the request of the Committee on Regional Development in the context of its visit to Greece. The analysis provides an overview of Greece’s regions (with a special attention to Attica and Central Macedonia) and of its political, economic and administrative system. In addition, this analyses focuses on the implementation of cohesion policy on the ground with a particular attention to the consequences of the recent amendment of the Common Provisions Regulation in respect of special measures for Greece, as well as to Greece’s participation in six European Territorial Cooperation programmes.

Research for REGI Committee: Proceedings of the Workshop on Simplification in Cohesion Policy

15-08-2016

A workshop on "Simplification in Cohesion Policy" was held during the meeting of the Committee on Regional Development on 16 March 2016. The debate addressed among others simplified cost options, e-cohesion, rules, guidance and audit processes. Experience gained in two Member States was also presented. This document includes a summary of the interventions and subsequent debate as well as the powerpoint presentations. The workshop formed part of a series of expertise on simplification provided for ...

A workshop on "Simplification in Cohesion Policy" was held during the meeting of the Committee on Regional Development on 16 March 2016. The debate addressed among others simplified cost options, e-cohesion, rules, guidance and audit processes. Experience gained in two Member States was also presented. This document includes a summary of the interventions and subsequent debate as well as the powerpoint presentations. The workshop formed part of a series of expertise on simplification provided for REGI committee by Policy Department B – Structural and Cohesion Policies.

Research for REGI Committee - Economic, Social and Territorial Situation in Martinique

15-02-2016

This in-depth analysis was written upon request of the Committee on Regional Development visiting Martinique, an outermost region of the EU, belonging to France. The analysis provides an overview of the region of Martinique, its political, economic and administrative system, and of the Operational Programme for the period of 2014-2020.

This in-depth analysis was written upon request of the Committee on Regional Development visiting Martinique, an outermost region of the EU, belonging to France. The analysis provides an overview of the region of Martinique, its political, economic and administrative system, and of the Operational Programme for the period of 2014-2020.

Bangladesh: human rights situation

06-03-2015

The human rights situation in Bangladesh has been continually worsening, and what makes it even more alarming is that the state is largely responsible for this. In its September 2014 session, the European Parliament adopted a very detailed resolution expressing its deep concern over human rights violations and working conditions in the country.

The human rights situation in Bangladesh has been continually worsening, and what makes it even more alarming is that the state is largely responsible for this. In its September 2014 session, the European Parliament adopted a very detailed resolution expressing its deep concern over human rights violations and working conditions in the country.

India: human rights

06-03-2015

Although India is the world's largest democracy, its second most populous country and one of its top ten economies, this has not prevented multiple human rights abuses from remaining a fact of life in many parts of the country. In recent statements and resolutions, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have voiced deep concern over India's human rights situation.

Although India is the world's largest democracy, its second most populous country and one of its top ten economies, this has not prevented multiple human rights abuses from remaining a fact of life in many parts of the country. In recent statements and resolutions, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament have voiced deep concern over India's human rights situation.

Afghanistan: human rights situation

18-02-2015

The human rights gains made over the past 12 years in Afghanistan are increasingly under threat with a resurgence of violence, and women’s rights in particular being degraded. The EU is deeply concerned by the country's deteriorating situation.

The human rights gains made over the past 12 years in Afghanistan are increasingly under threat with a resurgence of violence, and women’s rights in particular being degraded. The EU is deeply concerned by the country's deteriorating situation.

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