EC workshop: Mainstreaming of climate action into the Cohesion policy funds 2014-2020
Rapporteur Sirpa Hertell, together with CoR member Christian Illedits (AT/PES), were speakers at a workshop organised by DG CLIMA adaptation Unit during the European Week of Regions and Cities.
Speakers were: Mrs. Yordi Beatriz, DG CLIMA head of Unit (Chair), Ms. Hertell Sirpa , Mr. Illedits Christian , Mr. Kondrup Claus, DG CLIMA , Ms. Miladinova Gergana DG REGIO.
Climate change mainstreaming is an important new feature of the Cohesion policy and significant funds have been allocated to climate-related actions.
The workshop presented the achievements and outlined what further efforts are needed. It was be based on presentations by (1) CLIMA on climate policy, climate mainstreaming, main results; (2) REGIO on the link with sustained and sustainable economic growth, (3) Two cities / regions on best practices in climate mainstreaming.