A Strong Renewed Regional Policy for All Regions Post 2020:

CoR, Brussels, 28th September 2016



The Committee of the Regions hosted this Conference on “The contribution of EU Regional Policy to manage future challenges”, with the participation of representatives of EU institutions, European regions, associations and other stakeholders. The need to preserve and develop the role of cohesion policy as EU's major investment tool was the key message of this conference, organised by the region of Lower Austria and hosted by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR). After the Conference, the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria hosted the Ceremony of handing over the books of signatures to the EU institutions: the Committee of the Regions, the Commission and the Parliament demanding the continuation of EU cohesion policy for all regions after 2020. In the link below you can find the Declaration signed by 337 regions, cities, municipalities & interregional organisations:



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