Regional and urban policymakers have countless and varied tasks to encourage innovation, reduce carbon emissions, support small and medium-sized enterprises, optimise urban development, promote social inclusion and cooperation, improve transport, manage natural disasters… One of their key priorities is to promote economic development and to bring regions and citizens closer together. Because after all, solidarity makes for a stronger Union! The six stories in this album, based on real projects, illustrate the European Union’s role in reducing differences in standards of living and supporting... the regions in their development.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (European Commission)
- Personal author(s): Teng, Paul; Raffaele, Stefano; Speltens, Olivier; Grenson, Olivier; Biancarelli, Franck; You; Miel, Rudi
- Subject: aid policy , Cohesion Fund , cross-border cooperation , development policy , EU regional policy , European Regional Development Fund , European Social Fund , European Union , fund (EU) , graphic illustration , information technology , innovation , regional aid , regional cooperation , regional development , regional policy , renewable energy , research and development , rural development , small and medium-sized enterprises , social integration , town and country planning , town planning , transport infrastructure , urbanisation
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