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.
IP/16/3665  15-11-2016 - Cohesion Policy supports the integration of migrants in Brussels 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 15 November 2016 Following a request made by the Belgian authorities, the European Commission has today agreed to modify the 2014-2020 Cohesion Policy programme for Brussels in order to redirect a portion of funding towards a social inclusion project.
IP/16/3477  20-10-2016 - Commission puts forward commitments to reach global targets in sustainable urban development 
European Commission - European - Press release Commission Quito, 20 October 2016 In the context of the U.N. Habitat III conference, the European Commission has presented three commitments to meet the New Urban Agenda's global objectives. The New Urban Agenda, adopted at the U.N.
SPEECH/16/3469  18-10-2016 - Commissioner Crețu at the Opening Plenary Session of the United Nations Habitat Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development 
European Commission - European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] Quito, 18 October 2016 Speech by Commissioner Crețu, in charge of Regional Policy, at the Opening Plenary Session of the UN Habitat Conference in Quito, Ecuador   Distinguished Co-Chairs, Under Secretary General Clos, Ministers, Excellences, Dear Colleagues,   I have the honour...
IP/16/3422  14-10-2016 - EU Solidarity Fund: Commission supports Germany after the floods in Bavaria 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 14 October 2016 Today the Commission has proposed mobilising aid worth €31.5 million from the EU Solidarity Fund following the floods of the Spring 2016 in Bavaria. In May and June 2016, the region of Niederbayern (Lower Bavaria) in Germany was affected by heavy...
IP/16/3349  12-10-2016 - Urban Agenda: new knowledge sources available for Europe's cities 
European Commission - European Commission - Press release Brussels, 12 October 2016 To further reach out to cities, foster the exchange of best practices and the development of urban strategies, the Commission launches today a new web portal for cities Answering a need expressed by numerous cities in the development of the Urban...