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Guide to Community initiatives published

Following its opinion on 15 June 1994 on the Community initiatives, the European Commission has now published a guide to the Community initiatives financed by the Structural Funds for 1994-1999. The guide contains: - An introduction to Community initiatives; - An outline of ...

Following its opinion on 15 June 1994 on the Community initiatives, the European Commission has now published a guide to the Community initiatives financed by the Structural Funds for 1994-1999. The guide contains: - An introduction to Community initiatives; - An outline of each initiative, presenting its content, aim, eligible areas and measures, amount of financing and implementation measures; - The complete text of the Commission's opinion concerning each initiative. The initiatives are divided into seven priority themes: - Cooperation and transborder, transnational and interregional networks; - Rural development; - Outlying regions; - Employment and the development of human resources; - Management of industrial change; - Urban areas in crisis; - Restructuring of the fisheries industry. Within these themes 13 initiatives were adopted by the Commission, as follows: - INTERREG II/REGEN; - LEADER II; - REGIS II; - NOW, HORIZON, YOUTHSTART; - ADAPT; - RECHAR II; - RESIDER II; - KONVER; - RETEX; - Textiles-Clothing Portugal; - SMEs; - URBAN; - PESCA.