2014-2020 Partnership Agreement
The 2014-2020 Partnership Agreement with Italy is the document approved by the European Commission and prepared by Italy in collaboration with central and local government bodies and economic and social partners that sets out the strategies, methods and expenditure priorities for the resources co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESI Funds) for the 2014-2020 programming cycle
As provided for by Regulation (EU) 1303/2013 (Regulation laying down common provisions on the ESI Funds), the Agreement delineates the strategic orientation around 11 thematic objectives, specifying expected results and actions, with a strong focus on results that can be measured through indicators designed to capture the main changes expected in the territory involved.
The Agreement, which was initially approved by the European Commission on 29 October 2014, was amended on 8 February 2018 following the programming of the resources allocated to Italy with the technical adjustment of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020, as provided for in Article 92, paragraph 3, of the EU Regulation.
In August 2019 the "Progress Report on the Partnership Agreement as at 31 December 2018" was presented.