EU Cohesion Policy 2014-20

14-11-2013

The EU's Cohesion Policy provides the framework for a wide range of programmes aimed at increasing economic growth and social cohesion and reducing disparities among the Member States (MS) and their 270 regions. Perceived weaknesses of the current arrangements include complexity, inadequate integration with other policies, and low absorption rates in many MS.

The EU's Cohesion Policy provides the framework for a wide range of programmes aimed at increasing economic growth and social cohesion and reducing disparities among the Member States (MS) and their 270 regions. Perceived weaknesses of the current arrangements include complexity, inadequate integration with other policies, and low absorption rates in many MS.