While studies and reports about the consequences of Brexit on EU27 regions are multiplying, it is increasingly clear that the EU needs to create mechanisms to support territories negatively affected by the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the Union, write Marc Joulaud and Lambert Van Nistelrooij.
Cohesion policy is the glue of the European Union, however with Brexit and the decisions on the post 2020 budget , some changes may be made. Lambert van Nistelrooij breaks down the three main options the Commission has put forward in regards to cohesion policy.
Cross-border and inter-regional cooperation in cohesion and research & development spending is still limited, but very much needed to prevent a multi-speed Europe writes Lambert van Nistelrooij. To unlock Europe's growth opportunities, the MEP calls for smart regional specialisation and an Innovation Pact 2.0.
The Hungarian problem extends beyond civil liberties, human rights and the rule of law, it also encroaches on European jobs and growth, as well as the single market, writes MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij.
Edmonton has become the first city which turns all non-compostable and non-recyclable household waste into methanol, ethanol and green chemicals. Europe should take notice, writes Lambert van Nistelrooij.
Cross-border parcel delivery is far too expensive in Europe, with prices up to 4 or 5 times higher than national parcel delivery. We are missing opportunities for growth and jobs in the digital market if we don't break down these unfair pricing practices, writes Lambert van Nistelrooij MEP.