New programming period for Cohesion Policy 2014-2020
1st National Development Conference
for the Programming Period 2014 - 2020
The planning of the overall development strategy of the country for the programming period 2014-2020 constitutes a high priority for all in the current economic climate. An important component of the planning procedures is undoubtedly the active cooperation of the responsible bodies for planning sectoral and regional policies with all stakeholders especially local institutions, socio-economic partners, NGOs, academic community and citizens.
The planning procedures have officially started about a year ago and the results of the dialogue, consultation and cooperation have now reached a mature stage.
In the framework of the above mentioned procedures, the 1st National Development Conference for the Programming Period 2014-2020 is to be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Megaron (Banquet Hall).
In the Conference Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and Commissioner for Regional Policy Mr. Johannes Hahn will participate as speakers. During the Conference, the general strategic guidelines of the National Development Strategy 2014-2020 will be presented and discussed.
Agenda of the 1st National Development Conference (PDF - 96 Kb)
The debate on the future of cohesion policy after 2013 began with the publication of the "5th Report on Cohesion Policy" of the European Commission in 2010, followed by European Commission's proposal for the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 in June 29, 2011 and the European Commission proposal for a legislative framework on 6 October 2011, which will govern the planning and implementation of Structural Funds and the Funds of Rural Development and Fisheries and it consists of:
Important policy documents that contribute to the shaping of key strategic choices - priorities, and constitute long-term core options central to the European Union and Greece are:
Greece is participating actively in negotiations with its European partners and has also started a national public consultation with relevant national, regional and local services and the social, economic and environmental partners to prepare for the Contract / Partnership Agreement, (the New NSRP) for the implementation of cohesion policy in the country, in the new programming period 2014-2020, with the mission of the First Fiche.
In an effort to effectively disseminate the information for the new programming period and promote maximum participation of all partners and all citizens in the dialogue that opens for programming, questions and views can be submitted in the electronic Helpdesk page.
Last modification date: 25/04/2013