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 respect of special measures for Greece, as well as to Greece’s participation in six European Territorial Cooperation programmes.

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.