The role of the EU’s Cohesion Policy in view of the Corona-virus
13/07/2020

Our coordinator for the Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER) Michiel Rijsberman (D66, NL) was appointed rapporteur... Read more

EU funds: It’s not about the money!
04/12/2018

Michiel Rijsberman sounds the alarm: cutting EU funds might jeopardise many projects in regions and cities, with the citizens losing... Read more

Michiel Scheffer wants to deliver low emission mobility
Delivering Low Emission Mobility
06/07/2018

Profound changes are needed to the way people and goods move today to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. "Through integrated, efficient... Read more

Out of sight, not out of heart: the EU’s Outermost Regions
29/01/2018

The Outermost Regions (ORs), which consist of eight islands and archipelagos and one continenteal territori in South America*, offer many... Read more

Ending multiple and repetitive audits for a more effective and reliable Europe
27/03/2017

Local and regional authorities, led by Michiel Rijsberman, are calling for simpler and more flexible rules to speed up the... Read more

Don’t get stuck at the border
06/02/2017

Bridging missing links in border regions for all transport modes – road, rail and water – will open up new... Read more

Francois Decoser
Keeping it simple shouldn’t be difficult
07/12/2016

How REFIT wants to keep EU laws simple and less costly EU laws should be as simple and reduce the... Read more

European Liberals call for a simplified EU Cohesion Policy without national government management
05/12/2016

The move would reduce "gold plating" and allow subnational managing authorities to apply directly to the European Commission. The Congress... Read more

Ossi Martikainen, Food Waste, ALDE Group in the European Committee of the Regions
Aviation strategy to foster growth, jobs and mobility
18/10/2016

An aviation strategy is important for economic growth, jobs, trade and mobility in the EUrapporteur Ulrika Landergren (SE / Liberalerna)... Read more