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Ex post evaluation of Cohesion Policy Programmes - Work Package Six on “Environment”

Ex post evaluation of Cohesion Policy programmes 2007-2013 financed by the European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund (CF) Work Package 6 on “Environment”

The objective of this ex-post evaluation is to examine the extent to which the Cohesion Policy resources were used, the effectiveness and the socioeconomic impact in the field of environment. The evaluation shall identify factors contributing to the success or failure of programmes and identify good practice. The assignment involves four tasks: 1) analysis at the overall portfolio level; 2)  review of the financial analysis of 20 selected major projects; 3)  verification of the correctness of the assumptions made for those of the 20 reviewed projects that have entered into operation; 4)  analysis of the framework conditions for the financial analysis of the 10 case study projects and to assess the extent to which these conditions may have led problematic financial performance and lack of financial sustainability.

Final report and annexes available here.

Client: European Commission, Directorate General Regional and Urban Policy, 2014-2015

Partners: COWI (DK) and Milieu (BE)

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