the European Commission reviewed on 18 June the first year of implementation of the "Catching up Regions Initiative" in Slovakia's Prešov region. This Slovak "low-income region", which GDP is rapidly growing, but remains well under the EU and Slovak average, has been benefiting from Commission and World Bank expertise to boost jobs and growth.
The experts have helped regional authorities design an action plan for economic transformation. €1.3 million from EU funds supported its implementation. ...

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