The future of cohesion policy
Report I - Study
The report Future of cohesion policy examines the main issues of debate around the cohesion policy in order to set up the political framework of discussion. Methodologically, this first report is based on an analysis of past debates, predominantly in regional EU fora. Desk-based research was supplemented by thematic discussions with other EU institutions, experts and key stakeholders in the scope of a seminar. Furthermore this study series on the Future of cohesion policy should provide a new impetus to the work of the Committee of the Regions and its members in the policy debates on the... efficiency and effectiveness of Cohesion Policy from the perspective of local and regional authorities as well as the main topic of the research: The Cohesion Policy beyond 2020. Hence and following the order form the main work is divided into two reports: Report 1 should outline trends and major aspects of effectiveness, efficiency and governance related to Cohesion Policy from the perspective of local and regional authorities. Report 2 should present models and ideas for the future of Cohesion Policy (elaborated until November 2015). This current Report 1 itself is again divided into two parts. Part one covers the gaps, trends and challenges with its impact at regional level. Part two is about the effectiveness, efficiency and governance of Cohesion Policy at regional and local level.
- Corporate author(s): Committee of the Regions
- Personal author(s): Metis GmbH Themes: Regional policy and regional economies
- Subject: agricultural policy, economic and social cohesion, economic recession, forestry policy, industrial manufacturing, industrial policy, regional and local authorities, regional policy, service industry