Inspire Policy Making by Territorial Evidence
  • ESPON Seminar “Territory matters: keeping Europe and its regions competitive”

    Amsterdam, 16 and 17 June 2016 - The Seminar offers an excellent meeting and discussion forum and brings together policy makers and experts to share latest territorial evidence and to debate challenges around themes relating to the regional competitiveness. More

    New ESPON EGTC Director

    At a meeting of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme held in Brussels on 17 March 2016, the appointment of Ms Ilona Raugze as new ESPON EGTC director was announced. Ilona joined the ESPON EGTC, which includes 15 staff, on the 1st of May 2016. More 


    The deadline for applying for the post of Head of Unit for Administration and Management has been extended to 11 May 2016. More 

    ESPON Workshop on Second Tier Cities at the Metropolitan Solutions

    Berlin, 1st of June 2016 - The workshop “European second tier cities in cohesive territorial development” takes place at the world’s leading urban development summit, Metropolitan Solutions. Registration is open 

    Study Visit of Moldova’s Representatives

    Representatives of the National Bureau of Statistics, the Ministry of Regional Development and Construction, Regional Development Agencies and State Chancellery visited the ESPON EGTC on the 8th of April 2016. More 

  • Policy Brief

    Territorial Implication of Better Regulation for Europe towards 2050

    Better Regulation, with the aim to lead to EU policies achieving their objectives in the most effective and efficient way, is one of the central themes of the Dutch EU-Presidency.

    Upon request the ESPON EGTC analysed possible long-term effects in case the design and implementation of the regulatory framework would not be aligned with Better Regulation.

    This policy brief shows the necessity of better regulation by addressing two types of EU policies: Cohesion policy and the Transport Infrastructure policy.  

  • Videos ESPON Tools

    To address today’s policy development, territorial diversity and cohesion challenges, ESPON provides a number of tools with valuable information and data for countries, regions, cities, and citizens. 

  • Evidence for Structural Funds Programmes

    The ESPON TerrEvi project produced factsheets presenting selected ESPON evidence in easy-to-understand way for all territorial cooperation programme areas. More


  • Calendar

    01 Jun 16 ESPON WS at Metropolitan Solutions in Berlin
    16-17 Jun 16 ESPON Seminar in Amsterdam
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