To help achieve its various policy objectives, the European Union provides financial support for activities to be undertaken by organisations, including local and regional authorities, via a number of funding programmes and financial instruments financed through the EU budget.

The current set of programmes will run until 2027 and covers a wide range of areas such as regional and urban development, research and innovation, environment, education and training, support to SMEs and culture. This section attempts to demystify EU funding โ€“ in theory, in practical terms and specifically in relation to the options out there.

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The preparatory projects are importnat tools for developing strong main project applications. Preparatory projects can run for 6 or 12 months, depending on how "matured" the project idea is

๐Ÿ”— https://www.interreg-npa.eu/news/interreg-npa-2021-2027-first-call-for-preparatory-projects-pre-announcement/

#NPA2021_2027 #transnational #cooperation #Interreg #EUfunds

๐Ÿ“ข Save the Date!
28.09.22 | Annual event 14-20
29.09.22 | Launch event 21-27

#Interreg #AtlanticArea #WeareAtlantic #MadewithInterreg #EuropeanFunds #Cooperation #EUinmyRegion @Interreg_eu @RegioInterreg

๐ŸŒณ ENVE Commission Meeting ๐ŸŒณ
The last CoR meeting before the summer break and itโ€™s a packed agenda. Debates include:

๐Ÿ”‹Energy Package on gas, hydrogen and methane

๐Ÿ™ Inclusion of Cities and Regions in COP27

๐Ÿ‘š Sustainable and Circular textiles

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Excellent news for continued cross border cooperation and great opportunities for funding for local authorities in the border region @NWAssembly @EMRAssembly

Check out our round up from the Committee of the Regions' 150th plenary session ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป
https://www.ireo.eu/round-up-of-150th-cor-plenary/

๐Ÿ’ถ ECON Commission Meeting ๐Ÿ’ถ
A busy final ECON Commission meeting before the summer break with debates on:

๐Ÿ–ฅ Digital Cohesion

๐Ÿ’พ EU Chips Act

๐Ÿฅƒ Geographical Indicators in the EU

Thread below to find out more ๐Ÿงต๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ“ข Offering objective information about Europe's policies, initiatives and programmes has never been more critical. That's why the European Commission has recently launched the Building Europe with Local Councillors initiative. To find out more: https://www.ireo.eu/building-europe-call-for-applications/

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Day 2 of June Plenary ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Day 2 of the CoRโ€™s June plenary kicks off with a debate on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

A debate which features a guest statement from MEP Ciaran Cuffe (@CiaranCuffe)

Cllr. Kieran McCarthy (@cllrkmac) speaks in support of the EU Enlargement Package calling it โ€œan endorsement of the values we hold dear. Values if peace, co-operation and supportโ€

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ June Plenary ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ
A huge couple of days here in Brussels for the Irish European Committee of the Regions delegation.

Highlights include:
๐Ÿ—ณ Election of a new President of the Committee of the Regions
๐Ÿ–ฅ Improving Working Conditions for Online Work
๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ EU Enlargement Package 2021

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