Hauts-de-France Region will remain Interreg Europe's Managing Authority in the next programming period 2021-2027.
The programming committee took the decision on 5 March in Brussels during a discussion about the future Operational Programme.
Several Partner States thanked Anne Wetzel, Europe Department Director for the region, for an efficient management of the programme and for the joint secretariat's professionalism in running the current programme.
Who is Hauts-de-France?
The Hauts-de-France region is located in the north of France. They have a strong tradition of cooperation and are very involved in the European Union. As one of the largest Managing Authorities, they are home to two other cooperation programmes and one urban initiative:
Having accumulated as much as 18 years of experience in European cooperation, the region has proven itself an asset to Interreg Europe and will continue to do so in the future.
The committee will continue to discuss the draft of the Operational Programme over the coming months. They will meet again in Germany in September and December this year.
The draft will eventually be open for comments during a public consultation process.
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