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Cohesion Policy and the new MFF


The focus of our conference will be on the future of cohesion policy and the new MFF proposal. We want to discuss the future of cohesion policy in the given context with our partners, NGOs and relevant stakeholders. Aim is to assess the proposal and the legal bases for the MFF which will be presented on 29th of May by the European Commission.

Interpretation will be available in: EN/FR/DE/ES/LT

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Draft Programme

15:00 - 15:10 - Welcome and opening speech

  • MEP Monika Vana, Greens/EFA coordinator for regional affairs
  • MEP Jordi Solé, Greens/EFA coordinator for MFF

15:10 - 16:20 - Comments on the new legislative proposals for the post-2020 Cohesion policy

  • Mr Nicolas Brookes, Director responsible for Regional Policy - Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
  • Mr Markus Trilling, Climate Action Network
  • Ms Eulalia Rubio, Senior Researcher, Jacques Delors Institute

- Q&A session -

16:20 - 17:30 - Qualitative assessment on the territorial effects of the new MFF

  • Ms Christiane Breznik, City of Vienna, Municipal Department for European Affairs - Unit for International Co-operation
  • Mr Luca Ferrarese, Head of Secretariat, Joint Secretariat of the Interreg Central Europe Programme
  • Ms Ilona Raugze, Director of the ESPON research network

- Q&A session -

17:30 - 18:20 - Priorities for the EU regions in the post-2020 Cohesion policy

  • Ms Angelika Poth-Mögele, Executive Director European Affairs, Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR)
  • Mr Vitalijus Mitrofanovas, Mayor of Akmenė District Municipality and a member of Congress of Local and regional Authorities of the Council of Europe
  • Ms Zaritsa Dinkova, International Secretary of the Bulgarian Greens

- Q&A session -

18:20 - 18:30 - Exchange of views and Q&A session - concluding remarks

  • MEP Monika Vana, Greens/EFA coordinator for regional affairs
  • MEP Jordi Solé, Greens/EFA coordinator for MFF

 


Contact person

Phone Brussels
+32-228-44935

Date & Place


06.06.2018 | 15:00 - 06.06.2018 | 18:30
European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, room A1G3

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