European Unification-A Process of Convergence, or Divergence? (Appendix of Second Edition) (in Greek) Athens: Historical Quest (2014) This book was created for academic use and cannot be found at bookshops

The Appendix of the Second Edition covers a wide range of subjects regarding the Regional Policy and Cohesion Policy of the European Union. More specifically, it refers to a) the main institutions, bodies, committees and programmes that determine the structure and functions of the Regional Policy and Cohesion Policy, b) the reforms of 1988 and the management framework from the First Cycle (CSF) until nowadays and c) the targets and prospects towards 2020. The importance of the Regional Policy of the European Union is such that can determine, to a large extent, the present and future of the Union.

This book, in a single publication format with the book "European Unification-A Process of Convergence, or Divergence? (Second Edition)" (in Greek), is being taught for 8th consecutive year at the Athens University of Economics and Business and the Technological Educational Institute of Kalamata. It will stop being taught in the end of the spring semester of the academic year 2021-22 due to the fact that the cooperation between Dr. Ioannis Vasileiou and the publishing house Historical Quest has ceased.

This book was created for academic use and cannot be found at bookshops.

Also, this book has been accepted by the Library of the Hellenic Parliament.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Regional Policy: A Combination of Programmes, Institutions and Committees

Chapter 3: Readjustment of 1988: Towards A Revised Management Framework
3.1-First Cycle (CSF) (1989-1993)
3.2-Second Cycle (CSF) (1994-1999)
3.3-Third Cycle (CSF) (2000-2006)
3.4-Fourth Cycle (NSRF) (2007-2013)

Chapter 4: Main Targets of the Regional Policy and Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

Chapter 5: Conclusions

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