Lunchtime briefing: Interreg and interregional cooperation 2014-2020
Since 25 years, the Interreg programmes facilitate cross-border, transnational and interregional cooperation as part of EU Cohesion Policy. With the beginning of the period 2014-2020, new provisions entered into force and include a first-ever regulation on European Territorial Cooperation.
This lunchtime briefing organised by the Committee of the Region will provide an overview on the new generation of Interreg programmes including on the cross-border programmes with accession countries and the new Interreg Europe programme on interregional cooperation. During the briefing, representatives of the European Commission's DG for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and of the Interreg Europe Managing Authority will present the state of implementation and the challenges ahead. The state of play with regard to cross-border cooperation under the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI-CBC) will also be included in the presentations.
Speakers: Nathalie Verschelde, Deputy Head of Unit, and Jean-Marc Venineaux, European Commission, DG Regional and Urban Policy, Nicolas Singer, Senior Project officer, and Petra Geitner, Senior Finance officer, Interreg Europe programme, Nathalie Thiberge, programme officer DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations.
Date: 7 May 2015, 13:00-14:30
Location: European Committee of the Regions, room JDE 51 and web streaming
Organiser: Committee of the Regions