A New Regional Policy: Innovative Ideas for the post-2013 Reform
8 November 2007
Building: Altiero Spinelli, Meeting room A5E2
European Parliament, Brussels
Several experts in the field were invited by EPP-ED Members to share their ideas on regional policy, ahead of the post-2013 reform.
The Hearing consisted of two parts:
The first part was dedicated to the Fourth Report on Economic and Social Cohesion (chaired by the Parliament's rapporteur Mr Ambroise GUELLEC).
The second mainly focussed on new ideas that could be considered for the future reform of cohesion policy (chaired by the EPP-ED spokesperson on regional policy Mr Lambert van NISTELROOIJ).
Six external experts were present to debate their visions and ideas. The opening remarks were made by Mr Gerardo GALEOTE, Chairman of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI), and Dr Michael SCHNEIDER, Vice-Chairman of the Commission on Territorial Cohesion (COTER) in the Committee of the Regions.
The event was broadcast live on the EPP-ED website
|08/11/2007||EPP-ED Group considers EU Cohesion Policy should be maintained after 2013 with necessary financial resources. Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP, Ambroise Guellec MEP and Gerardo Galeote MEP|
|Photos of the meeting|
Video on "A New Regional Policy"
| Jacques Robert slide presentation |
| Gerhardt Untiedt slide presentation |
| John Bachtler slide presentation |
| Jan van den Biesen slide presentation |
| Luk Palmen slide presentation |
|EPP-ED Organising Committee:|
| Lambert VAN NISTELROOIJ MEP|
| Ambroise GUELLEC MEP|
| Gerardo GALEOTE MEP|
| Jan OLBRYCHT MEP|
| Markus PIEPER MEP|
| Oldrich VLASÁK MEP|
CVs of six external speakers of this Hearing:
Mr John Bachtler, Professor of European Policy Studies, Director European Policies Research
Dr Bernd Steinacher, Speaker of the German Metropolitan Regions, President of METREX
Mr Jacques Robert, Director of TERSYN Agence Européenne "Territoires et Synergies"
Mr Gerhard Untiedt, Director of GEFRA - Institute for Financial and Regional Analyses
Mr Jan van den Biesen, Vice President Public R&D Programmes of Philips Research
Mr Luk Palmen, Project Manager, RIS Silesia Management Unit, Silesia Voivodeship