Briefing of the Spanish regions position on Cohesion Policy beyond 2020  
Briefing of the Spanish regions position on Cohesion Policy beyond 2020
 
 
 
 
 
DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE FONDOS EUROPEOS
Secretaría de Estado de Presupuestos y Gastos
 
Within the context of the ongoing debate on the future of cohesion policy beyond 2020, numerous relevant actors have already expressed their views on this important matter.
 
Coinciding with the celebrations of Cohesion Policy's 30th anniversary, this briefing session will provide an opportunity to know more on the Spanish regions position on Cohesion Policy beyond 2020, which has been agreed between the Spanish Autonomous Communities and the Directorate General on European Funds. This forms part of the activities of the European Committee of the Regions in promoting the #CohesionAlliance for a strong, effective and more visible cohesion policy beyond 2020.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agenda:

   

11:00-11:15: Registration

11:15-11:30: Welcome and Opening statement

  • Dr. Michael Schneider, CoR rapporteur on "The future of Cohesion Policy beyond 2020", "The views of the European Committee of the Regions on the future of cohesion policy"

11:30-:12:30: Presentation of the common position agreed by the Spanish Autonomous Communities and Cities and the Directorate General of European Funds

  • Jorge García Reig, Director General of Community Funds, Ministry of Finance (Spain), "The impact of EU Cohesion policy in Spain"

    Common Position:

  • HORIZONTAL ELEMENTS OF COHESION POLICY

    Joan Calabuig, Regional Government Delegate for the European Union and Foreign Affairs, Comunidad Valenciana Region.

  • ELEMENTS OF COHESION POLICY TO MAINTAIN

    Juan Jose Sota, Regional Minister on Economy, Finances and Employment, Cantabria Region.

  • ELEMENTS OF COHESION POLICY TO REVISE

    Jesús Gamallo, Director General for External Relations with the European Union, Galicia Region.

12:30-:12:45: Reaction from the European Commission

  • Nicola De Michelis, Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Crețu

12:45-13:00: Discussion with the audience

 
 

Interpretation arrangements: Spanish, English and German

Link to webstreaming: https://livestream.com/corlive1/events/8054783


Contact:
Organizer: Cohesion Alliance Secretariat / Spanish Government