A new Breakfast Debate – Border Regions in Post-2027 Cohesion Policy

Following the success of the previous episodes of the ‘Beyond Borders: Breakfast Debate’, the next edition will take place on 9 November 2023, and will aim to explore which cohesion policy in post-2027 in border regions.

Beyond Borders: Breakfast Debate. «Border Regions in Post-2027 Cohesion Policy». EVENT DATE: Thu, 09/11/2023 – 10:00 – Thu, 09/11/2023 – 11:00. REGISTER NOW

Cohesion policy, the second most significant source of investment in the European Union’s budget, aims to correct imbalances between countries and regions by delivering targeted funding support to the regions of the European Union.

Regardless of the above, border regions still face many obstacles compared to other regions in the EU, often because the existence of a border limits the natural possibilities of growth of a territory; because legal and administrative differences exist between one border region and its neighbouring one, creating obstacles to growth, to interaction. For this reason, they require more attention and targeted support. Therefore, border regions should be at the epicentre of Cohesion Policy efforts to foster growth and European integration.

At the same time, many border regions tackle the aforementioned obstacles with a robust set of measures and actions to alleviate existing challenges and enhance the potential of territorial assets in border regions. This debate is set to explore these in relation to the post-2027 Cohesion Policy perspective. 

Follow the Border Focal Point Network initiatives on https://futurium.ec.europa.eu/en/border-focal-point-network

The new edition of the ‘Beyond Borders: Breakfast Debate’ will focus on border regions in the post-2027 cohesion policy. In response to the findings of the Eighth Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion, the European Commission has established a High-level Specialist Group to chart the future of Cohesion Policy post-2027.

The Border Focal Point Network is delighted to welcome the following speakers:

  • Kitti Dubniczki, Director at CESCI
  • Eduardo Medeiros, Geography Professor & Research Fellow at Setúbal Polytechnic Institute

The event will be held online on Zoom. Further information will be available closer to the event. If you would like to see any issues raised during the event, please feel free to send us an email at borders@loweurope.eu

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