Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

Cohesion Policy reform in 10 points

Press release

Once the EU's 2014-2020 budget is confirmed by the European Parliament and EU member states, Cohesion Policy will invest € 325 billion in Europe's regions and cities to deliver the EU-wide goals of growth and jobs, as well as tackling climate change and energy dependence. This will in turn leverage national and regional resources worth at least € 100 billion, for an overall expected investment of more than € 400 billion. The reform of Cohesion Policy will ensure maxim impact for the investments, adapted to individual needs of regions and cities. Key elements of the reform, if confirmed by Parliament and Council, are:

Cohesion Policy 2014-2020: Allocations by Member State


  • The amounts (2011 prices) are subject to the final adoption of the MFF and of the sectoral legislations:
  • The youth employment initiative (top up) of EUR 3 billion is not included in.

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