The Future of Cohesion Policy after 2013

16-09-2011

Against the background of the recent budgetary proposals of the European Commission, this note provides an insight into the key issues of the current debate on the Future of Cohesion policy after 2013. It also presents the upcoming legislative process, including the role of National Parliaments, and highlights the main decisions policy-makers will face. The note has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's 3rd Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with National Parliaments on 6 October 2011.

Against the background of the recent budgetary proposals of the European Commission, this note provides an insight into the key issues of the current debate on the Future of Cohesion policy after 2013. It also presents the upcoming legislative process, including the role of National Parliaments, and highlights the main decisions policy-makers will face. The note has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's 3rd Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with National Parliaments on 6 October 2011.