European Regional Development Fund
In 2018, EU cohesion policy celebrates its 30th anniversary. Cohesion policy has been accompanying the evolutions of the European Union: From the creation of the single market to the successive enlargements and most recently, the need to respond to the migration crisis. Also in the future, cohesion policy shall stay at the very core of the Union's development. It will enable the EU to harness globalisation, and to foster prosperous economies, caring societies and sustainable growth through innovation and skills.
The Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme financed by the European Regional Development Fund is also part of the Cohesion Policy. Its goal is to develop the Slovak-Hungarian border area taking into consideration the concept of sustainable growth.
Within a joint project LESY SR and its cross-border partner Ipoly Erdő Zrt. launch a new project. The “Helping natural forests together” (SKHU/1601/1.1/010.) called project is implemented under the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Program.
Both the Slovak and the Hungarian First Level Control published the guides that shall provide practical information about the first level control (FLC) systems in the countries and the beneficiary report requirements.
February 22. 2018. – Within a joint project LESY SR. and its cross-border partner Ipoly Erdő Zrt. develops Forest Schools in Levice and Somoskő. The SKHU/1601/1.1/ 009 number “Foresters raising publics´environmental awareness” INTERREG application is implemented under the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Program.
Regional Policy targets all regions and cities in the European Union in order to support job creation, business competitiveness, economic growth, sustainable development, and improve citizens’ quality of life.