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POLISH PRESIDENCY IN THE EU: COHESION POLICY AND EVALUATION-RELATED ACTIVITIES Presentation of Objectives and Programme Stanisław Bienias, Ministry of Regional Development, Poland
The following motto will guide all activities of the Polish Presidency: Cohesion Policy as an efficient, effective and territorially differentiated response to EU development challenges The programme aiming at advancing the debate focuses on two main leading themes: INTEGRATED APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT with the topics such as strategic programming, conditionality (pre-conditions), territorial dimension of Cohesion Policy, multi-level governance system and instruments for territorial development, relations between various instruments. and RESULT-ORIENTED COHESION POLICY including such thematic blocks as thematic concentration, evaluation, conditionality and indicators.
Meeting of Directors General Informal meeting of Ministers Formal Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Cohesion Policy within General Affairs Council 03-04.11.25.11. December Evidence Based Cohesion Policy Territorial dimension of the ESF Effective Instruments for Territorial Development Integrated Approach to Development 07-08.07.29-30.09.24-126.96.36.199. Seminar on Territorial Dimension in Development Policies Joint Conference of ETC Transnational Cooperation Programmes Catalysing reforms - ESF Suport for Better Governance Cohesion Policy and Catching- up Regions Impact Evaluation Seminar 18-19.07.15-16.09.19-20.10.17-18.1112.12 Legend Political meetings: aiming at making progress on key issues concerning Cohesion Policy, including regional development, territorial cohesion and urban development Conferences/seminars: aiming at promoting international exchange of information and knowledge, giving experts and policy makers the opportunity to interact and to provide valuable ideas on the future shape of Cohesion Policy after 2013 JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember
Evidence Based Cohesion Policy Draft Agenda 7-8th July 2011, Gdansk The Polish Baltic Frederic Chopin Philharmonic 1st dayHigh Level Discussion TOWARDS MORE CONCENTRATED COHESION POLICY Parallel Sessions BETTER POLICY INSTRUMENTS FOR MORE PERFORMANCE-ORIENTED COHESION POLICY Focus on indicators Focus on evaluation Focus on performance incentives 2nd dayJoint meeting of evaluation groups: DG REGIO EVALUATION NETWORK DG EMPLOYMENT EVALUATION PARTNERSHIP
4th Feb 28th Feb 30th April 15th May Smart Growth Evidence on effectiveness and efficiency of Cohesion Policy interventions 7th July Phase 5 Conference discussion Main conclusions from the discussion will be included into the final report High level discussion Conference 7th July, Gdansk, Poland Baltic Philarmonic Hall Productive sector Analysis of the evidence coming from: - EC evaluations - MS evaluations - Literature overview LOGIC OF THE EVALUATION More effective and concentrated Cohesion Policy in the context of EU 2020 Strategy DG Regio + DG Employment webpages gathering the EC evaluations (mostly ex-post 2000- 2006) Questionaire Part A gathering the evaluation evidence from the Member States Overview of the literature concerning the empirical research of the effects of public interventions (OECD, World Bank etc.) Phase 1 Gathering data Phase 2 Metaanalysis of the evidence What types of interventions work and why? Human Capital Analysis of the evidence coming from: - EC evaluations - MS evaluations - Literature overview Infrastructure - transport Analysis of the evidence coming from: - EC evaluations - MS evaluations - Literature overview Infrastructure - environment Analysis of the evidence coming from: - EC evaluations - MS evaluations - Literature overview Phase 3 Drafting the report Using the existing EC documents (linking Cohesion Policy with EU 2020 strategy, or if not existing, on the basis of the impacts) to present the evidence on effects of the interventions in the context of EU 2020 objectives Sustainable Growth Evidence on effectiveness and efficiency of Cohesion Policy interventions Inclusive Growth Evidence on effectiveness and efficiency of Cohesion Policy interventions DRAFT OF THE REPORT Evidence on effectiveness and efficiency of Cohesion Policy interventions - Smart growth - Sustainable growth - Inclusive growth Phase 4 Consultations Conducting the consultations with Members of European Steering Group, EC and the panel of experts REPORT
Cooperation with Member States: Steering Group: Austria, Bulgaria, France, Hungary Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia and DG Regio&DG Employment We have received the evaluation reports from: 1.Austria 2. Bulgaria, 3. Czech Republic, 4. Denmark, 5. Estonia, 6. Finland (Aland Islands), 7.France 8. Greece, 9.Hungary 10. Italy, 11. Latvia, 12. Lithuania, 13. Luxemburg, 14. Malta, 15. The Netherlands, 16. United Kingdom (Wales), 17. Slovakia, 18. Slovenia.
Evaluation of Cohesion Policy: Overview of practices Objective of the study: planned publication aims at providing brief, synthetic overview of evaluation practices in the field of Cohesion Policy. Focus of the study: Our project focus exclusively on the field of Cohesion Policy ( we are interested only in evaluations of interventions co-financed from the European Regional Development Fund, Cohesion Fund and European Social Fund ). Structure of country chapter: Context (of evaluation system) Demand side Supply side Products Effects
Thank you for your attention and for your active participation in all the activities! Stanislaw.Bienias@mrr.gov.pl