2014-2020 Strategies

The 2014-2020 cohesion policy programming period is financed by funding sources coming from the European and national budget. The governance of 2014-2020 cohesion policy, strategic objectives and resource planning are defined in the following documents illustrated in this infographic.

During the spring of 2020, the cohesion policy response to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency led to the spending review that consisted in allocation of new resources and partial funds re-programming while updating, at the same time, the strategic objectives. These operations took place in the framework of a National Strategy to overcome the COVID-19 emergency whose effects declined at a national and european level.

In Italy in spring of 2020, were launched the procedures aimed at reorganization of the Development and Cohesion Fund into new Development and Cohesion Plans that were finally approved starting from April 2021.

During the spring of 2022 was launched also an initiative of the European cohesion policy aimed at counter the emergency of the Ucrainaian refugees in Europe, that is named CARE and it is financed in the framework of REACT-EU.

In the 2014-2020 programming framework, other strategies transversal strategies that have also been defined are:

2014-2020 Italian Partnership Agreement - version dated February 2018 that follows the provisions of the technical adjustment for years 2017-2020 of the European Multiannual Financial Framework.

 Regulation (UE) 1303/2013 - general

Regulation (UE) 1301/2013 - FESR

 Regulation (UE) 1304/2013 - FSE

CIPE resolution n. 10/2015

CIPE resolution n. 25/2016

CIPE resolution n. 26/2018

CIPESS resolution n. 2/2021 - Reorganisation of Development and Cohesion Fund instruments in the new Development and Cohesion Plans - Framework provisions