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Regional Studies Association RSA; Latvian EU Presidency; Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

February 04-06, 2015
Second EU Cohesion Policy Conference "Challenges for the New Cohesion Policy in 2014-2020: An Academic and Policy Debate"
Riga, University of Latvia, Latvia
the Second EU Cohesion Policy Conference organised by the RSA and DG Regio, together with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, aims to take stock of the challenges and opportunities for Cohesion policy in 2014-20. Papers are invited on the following questions and themes which will form the basis for workshop sessions, panel debates and discussion groups at the Conference: 1. Economic geography and Cohesion policy: how are the economic and social challenges for European Structural & Investment Funds changing? 2. Institutions and governance: what can Cohesion policy do to strengthen public administration and effective management of the Funds? 3. Performance and results: how can Cohesion policy resources be used most effectively and efficiently? 4. Instruments: what kind of Cohesion policy interventions make a difference? 5. EU economic governance and Cohesion policy: what are the implications of governance reforms for Cohesion policy [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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