Regional Strategies – ESPON ReSSI Inception Delivery
Coventry City Council, Southern Denmark Region, Piedmont Region, Oeiras City Council, the four stakeholders of the targeted analysis ReSSI, address crucial questions to the research team in order to investigate how the Europe 2020 objectives can be promoted by local authorities, in the context of evolving landscapes of territorial governance and planning.
In their Inception Delivery, the Universities of Coventry, Copenhagen, Politecnico di Torino and Lisbon, have elaborated the conceptual and methodological framework and the general research context of the targeted analysis.
The delivery provides a first overview of the most prevalent governance systems in Europe and offers an outline of the opportunities and challenges for cities and regions following changes in governance in the aftermath of the financial crisis.
The Inception Delivery of ESPON ReSSI is available here.