Simplify Cohesion Policy to Boost Results

Date

02 Dec 2015 16:30 to 18:30

Address

PHS 5B001
Rue Wiertz 60
B-1047  Brussels
Belgium

Event Type

M - Seminar, presentation

Section

Development Policy
EU Priorities 2020
Public Affairs
Regional Policy

Event Location

Brussels

Event Description

The seminar will consist of both a political and technical discussion on how to simplify the cohesion policy in the context of the initiative of theHigh Level Group on Simplification of European Structural and Investment Funds
The Chair of the High Level Group, Mr Siim Kallas, will provide feedback of its work, followed by the DG Regio. The European Investment Bank will focus on the potential of  financial instruments with the cohesion policy. Moreover, the following speakers will present the ways smart specialising and auditing could support simplification. Finally, a technical panel of experts will discuss concrete proposals for simplification.

Interpretation will be provided in English, French, German, Dutch, Romanian, Bulgarian and Lithuanian.

The event will be livestreamed.