European territorial policies

Increasing land take affects the environment in various (often negative) ways. At present, there are no EU-level policies specifically promoting sustainable land-use, however,...
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The purpose of this study is to identify ways by which an EU industrial policy strategy could be implemented by using a place-based approach and how a low carbon and circular...
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Within the framework of this project gender gaps in European Structural Investment Funds are identified and assessed. The project comprehensively analyses gender sensitive...
The ÖIR is leading a consortium tasked with providing twelve INTERREG programmes with up-to-date territorial evidence on their programme area, as well as developing new indicators...
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the implementation (i.e. the transposition, application and enforcement) of the Directive 20009/128/EC establishing a framework for...
The overall aim of the project “New assessment of ESIF administrative costs and burden” was a comprehensive collection and analysis of the ESIF related administrative costs. The...
The objective of the project consisted in exploring the causes, drivers and implications of gold-plating practices impacting the functioning of the five European Structural and...
In view of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the New Urban Agenda being adopted by the United Nations in 2016, the European Committee of the Regions has...
ESPON‐COMPASS is an applied research project, which provides a comparison on territorial governance and spatial planning systems in Europe. It is the first comprehensive research...
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The main outcome of this project is an upgraded and updated ESPON TIA Tool, a Quick Check ensuring territorial impact assessment. This tool has been developed in the previous...