Opinion Factsheet  

European Territorial Cooperation

Opinion Number: CDR 3595/2018
Commission: COTER
Status: Currently in discussion
Date: 05/12/2018
Main political goals:
to oppose the decision to move maritime cross-border cooperation from component 1 "cross border" to component 2 "transnational";
to defend the increase the budget for traditional territorial cooperation (components 1 and 4) to up to 3% of the cohesion budget and to establish an additionalspecific reserve of 0.3% of the cohesion budget for interregional innovation investments;
to oppose to reducing EU cofinancing rates from 85% to 70%.