The IQ-Net network brings together regional and national partners from Structural Funds programmes across the EU. It aims to improve the quality of Structural Funds
This paper assesses whether and how the new instruments for integrated territorial developmentintroduced in the 2014-20 programme period are contributing to new results. Did the
The implementation of ESIF programmes has accelerated, although some thematic areas lag behind, as do payments. The average percentage of the total allocated to selected
During the period Spring to Autumn 2016, programme implementation has progressed although this has taken place against a background of uncertainty. The ongoing recovery from
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With the 2013 reform of Cohesion policy only just being implemented through the 2014-20 programmes, discussion is already turning to the future of Cohesion policy
One of the recurring criticisms that have been levied to EU Cohesion policy has been its inability to prove its effectiveness and value for money.