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L’avenir de la politique de cohésion après2027

Opinion Number: CDR 2250/2023
Co-Rapporteur: BOC Emil
Co-Rapporteur: ALVES CORDEIRO Vasco
Commission: COTER
Status: Currently in discussion
Date: 29/11/2023
The opinion aims at enabling the CoR to assume a proactive role in the preparation of the next Cohesion Policy cycle after 2027.

Specifically, it will allow the CoR to put forward its political recommendations on the matter in advance of the 9th Cohesion Report and the subsequent Strategic Agenda of the European Union, which are both expected in spring 2024.

It will also allow the CoR to politically reflect upon the various discussions on the future of Cohesion policy (i.e. the Commission's Expert Group on the Future of Cohesion Policy as well as the Cohesion Alliance's reflection process), which will be conducted throughout 2023.



Adoption of the draft opinion in Plenary

The adoption of the draft opinion is scheduled for the Plenary Session of 29 and 30 November 2023.

29 Nov

First discussion and adoption of the draft opinion in COTER

The draft opinion was adopted unanimously at the COTER meeting on 26 September 2023.

26 Sep

Stakeholder consultation meeting

Co-rapporteur Emil Boc and his expert met with reprexentatives of local and regional authorities and other relevant stakeholders for a consultation and exchange of views on relevant topics for the preparation of the opinion.

13 Jul

Exchange of views in COTER

An exchange of views took place at the external COTER commission meeting in Sibiu (Romania)

23 Jun

COTER conference on "Cohesion, our fundamental value for the future of Europe: regions and cities for a Strong Recovery and a Just Transition"

The high-level conference organised by the CoR COTER commission together with the Ministry of European Investments and Projects of Romania, with the support of Sibiu County Council, brought ministers and high-level representatives of Member Sates and COTER members for an exchange on the impact of cohesion policy and investments.This discussion also contributed to the ongoing work of the European Committee of the Regions on the own-initiative opinion on the future of cohesion policy post-2027.

22 Jun

Bureau approval

The CoR Bureau approved the proposal for an own-initiative opinion on The future of Cohesion Policy post-2027 and the appointment of Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro and Mr Emil Boc as co-rapporteurs for the opinion.

14 Mar

Proposal to draw up an own-initiative opinion

The COTER commission decided to put forward a proposal for an own-initiative opinion on The future of Cohesion Policy post-2027 and nominated Mr Vasco Alves Cordeiro (PT/PES) and* Mr Emil Boc (RO/EPP)* as co-rapporteurs. The proposal was forwarded to the CoR Bureau meeting on 13 March 2023 for final approval.

16 Feb
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