IP/17/704  24-03-2017 - EU invests in major growth-enabling infrastructure in Greece 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 24 March 2017 Over €1.3 billion of Cohesion Policy funds will be invested in ten broadband, transport and environmental projects in Greece. This €1.3 billion investment effort will allow major projects that started in the 2007-2013 financial period to be completed in the current...
IP/17/333  27-02-2017 - How competitive is your region? Commission publishes the 2016 Regional Competitiveness Index 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 27 February 2017 Today the Commission has published the third edition of the Regional Competitiveness Index for 263 EU regions, a study that provides useful insights for regions to boost their economic performance.
AC/17/268  13-02-2017 - Italy is not left alone after the earthquakes 
European Commission - European Commission - Announcement Brussels, 9 February 2017 Commissioner Crețu visits Italy as President Juncker reiterates the EU's readiness to support the reconstruction process after the earthquakes © European Union 2017 Marco Zeppetella Since Thursday 9 February, Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu is in Italy to express the EU's...
STATEMENT/17/211  07-02-2017 - Statement by Commissioner Creţu following the roundtable on how to strengthen the integration of migrants with mayors of European cities 
European Commission - European Commission - Statement Statement Statement Brussels, 7 February 2017 Today, together with mayors of major European cities, we are having our second meeting to discuss efficient ways to strengthen the integration of migrants in cities across the EU, especially with Cohesion Policy investments in innovative urban projects.
IP/17/112  24-01-2017 - Commission proposes EU Solidarity Fund assistance for Cyprus and Portugal 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 24 January 2017 Today the Commission has proposed aid worth over €11 million from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) for the two countries. In 2016 Cyprus has been subject to severe drought which caused forest fires and scarcity of water for the population.
IP/17/13  13-01-2017 - Commission proposes EU Solidarity Fund assistance following the floods in the United Kingdom 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Brussels, 13 January 2017 Today the Commission has proposed aid to the United Kingdom worth €60 million from the EU Solidarity Fund following the floods in 2015. In December 2015 and January 2016 heavy rainfall and strong winds led to flooding in parts of the...
IP/17/12  09-01-2017 - EU promotes sustainable urban mobility by funding the extension of the Warsaw Metro 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 9 January 2017 In line with the objectives of the Energy Union's low-emission mobility strategy, the EU is investing over €432 million from the Cohesion Fund in the extension of the Warsaw Metro.
IP/16/4421  20-12-2016 - Already €130 billion delivered into Europe's real economy under the European Structural and Investment Funds 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 20 December 2016 For the first time, the Commission issued a progress report covering the five Funds. It shows a sharp acceleration in investments over the last months, with an implementation expected to reach cruising speed in 2017.
IP/16/4367  16-12-2016 - Urban Agenda: new call for projects worth €50 million to help cities solve urban challenges 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 16 December 2016 Today the Commission is launching a second call for projects worth €50 million under the Urban Innovative Actions initiative. Cities can directly apply and get EU funding for innovative urban projects.
IP/16/4095  30-11-2016 - Solidarity with Italy: EU funds to support reconstruction efforts after the earthquakes 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 November 2016 The Commission announces a first aid disbursement worth €30 million under the EU Solidarity Fund and proposes to fully fund reconstruction operations under Structural Funds programmes.