Press Release: EU budget after 2020: new challenges need fresh money as cutting cohesion policy would be a risk to Europe’s future

With its conference on the next MFF on 8-9 January , the European Commission is stepping up work on its proposal for the EU budget after 2020, due to be presented in May. The President of the European Committee of the Regions, Karl-Heinz Lambertz, contributes to the debate, voicing regions’ and cities’ concerns about possible cuts to cohesion policy – Europe’s main investment tool – and warning of the dangers of a centralised, divided and territorially blind European Union.

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Source: Committee of the Regions

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