266 OPs will be adopted by the end of February

The European Commission today adopted 40 additional Cohesion Policy Operational Programmes (OPs). Additional 10 OPs will be adopted by the end of February 2015. These 50 OPs will together be worth more than 66 billion EUR. With the adoption of these OPs, negotiations have been finished with 20 Member States. Thus, by the end of the month 266 OPs will be adopted worth more than 256 billion EUR. 
Negotiations are still ongoing with United Kingdom, Romania, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Spain, Italy and Sweden regarding 121 OPs. Once the remaining OPs are adopted the ESI Funds will present the EU's main investment policy in the programming period 2014-2020. 
Source: European Commission Press Release IP-15-4425