(03 December 2015) – The adoption of the last ERDF “Investment for Jobs and Growth” programme 2014-2020 (Campania, Italy) officially marks the beginning of the implementation phase of the new programming period.
The expected results of the 2014-2020 programmes and their contribution to EU objectives of growth and jobs, to the Investment Plan and to the Commission’s priorities over the decade will be disclosed and detailed in the Communication on “Investing in jobs and growth – maximising the contribution of the European Structural and Investment Funds” that will be issued on 14 December.
It will also include the outcomes of the negotiations with all the Member States on the Partnership Agreements and programmes and the main challenges per country.
With a 2014-2020 budget of almost €200 billion, the European Regional Development Fund aims to strengthen economic and social cohesion in the EU.
All the ERDF “Investment for Jobs and Growth” programmes are now adopted while the last European Territorial Cooperation (“Interreg”) programmes should be adopted by the end of the year.