The role of evaluation in Cohesion Policy

18-06-2020 - 12:29 REGI
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Evaluation is the collection of evidence to formulate a judge-ment on the merits of an inter-vention, programme or policy. Cohesion Policy is one of the most evaluated EU policies. This study analyses the role of evaluation in Cohesion Policy, with a focus on the 2014-2020 programming period. It presents and assesses those EU rules which shape evaluations and their implementation at both the EU and MS levels. Based on this evidence, it discusses possible options for the post–2020 period.