'Learning From Implementation and Evaluation of the EU Cohesion Policy. Lessons for a Research-Policy Dialogue’

Alba Smeriglio (Invited speaker)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Alba Smeriglio (EPRC) and Paweł Śliwowski (EUROREG – University of Warsaw) participated at the workshop promoted by the Regional Studies Association Research Network on EU Cohesion Policy and hosted by CEVIPOL (Centre d’Etude de la Vie Politique) and the Institut d’études europénnes - Université Libre de Bruxelles (13 June 2015). At the event, PhD Researchers Alba Smeriglio and Paweł Śliwowski presented the theoretical framework and empirical findings proceeding from fieldwork conducted in Italy and in Poland in the context of the EIB-funded research on administrative capacity-building in the Cohesion policy domain. At the event the speakers had the opportunity to present their contribution to key-policymakers in Brussels. The workshop outcome will be a ‘book of lessons learnt’ to contribute to the debate on the Cohesion Policy.
Period13 Jun 2016
Event typeWorkshop
LocationBrussels, Belgium


  • Cohesion policy
  • administrative capacity
  • regional policy
  • European Union