The EU Macro Regional Strategies Week was held in Brussels from the 17th to the 21st February 2020. Organised by the European Commission’s DG REGIO, this Week gave rise to a large number of thematic seminars and conferences dedicated to the priorities of the four European macro regions.
On this occasion, the French Presidency of the Strategy for the Alpine Region organised on the 19th and the 20th February, in cooperation with DG REGIO, a specific event on embedding European Union Strategy for the Alpine region (EUSALP) main priorities in the framework of the European funding programmes (structural funds but also directed managed programmes) for the next programming period 2021-2027.
The event brought together many representatives of the managing authorities of the Alpine countries covered by EUSALP, the European Commission as well as of EUSALP and the other European macro stakeholders. The sessions highlighted concrete and operational recommendations aiming to improve the coordination between the Alpine Strategy and structural funds as well as to clarify and amplify the existing synergies between EUSALP priorities and those of the thematic EU funding programmes.