|Author (Person)||Jouen, Marjorie|
|Publisher||Jacques Delors Institute [Notre Europe]|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
On 15th February 1987, the President Jacques Delors gave a famous speech entitled Achieving the Single Act in the European Parliament. He explained the fundamentals of the Cohesion Policy (CP) to be launched in June 1988.
Thirty years after, it seems obvious that the contribution of the CP to public investment and to the EU 2020 Strategy was not enough to convince the national policy-makers and EU citizens to maintain funding for all of the regions.
According to Marjorie Jouen, adviser at the Jacques Delors Institute, PC reform should then simultaneously follow two directions:
• Revisit the convergence objective in the light of new challenges
This Tribune was written for the Warsaw Conference entitled The future of Cohesion Policy post-2020, co-organised by the European Committee of the Regions and the Region of Mazovia on the 3rd of March 2017.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations|
|Countries / Regions||Europe|