Regional Development Committee

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The Regional Development Committee (REGI) is a committee of the European Parliament . The committee chairman has been Younous Omarjee ( PCR / GUE-NGL ) since July 2019 .

The committee is responsible for the regional and cohesion policy of the EU, in particular for the use of the money from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Cohesion Fund and the other regional policy instruments of the Union; he generally coordinates the various EU structural funds. It also assesses the other policies of the European Union in terms of their impact on the economic and social cohesion of the regions and pays particular attention to the areas on the geographical periphery of the EU. Cross-border cooperation, for example within the framework of the European regions, is also the responsibility of the Regional Development Committee. It maintains the relations between the European Parliament and the Committee of the Regions , interregional cooperation organizations and local and regional authorities, including cities.

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  1. Parliament's committees-elect chairs and vice-chairs | News | European Parliament. July 10, 2019, accessed on July 18, 2019 .