Thematic Actions Plans

Perspective for all people and places

Objective: to develop the knowledge and evidence base on the territorial patterns of upward economic and social convergence. This TAP will focus on better understanding of socio-economic trends and developing new approaches for better capturing the territorial dimensions of social and economic realities and disparities.

Building on the diversity and the potential of European territories as a key determinant to secure sustainable and prosperous territorial development (beyond sole economic growth), the territorial evidence and knowledge development activities in this TAP will support better capacities and skills of policymakers on all levels of governance and across policy sectors.


Focus: it will stimulate networking and peer learning to promote adaptive strategies that reflect broader collective objectives (prosperous development, inclusion, spatial justice, wellbeing, just and fair transition, etc.) and involve all relevant stakeholders in the policy-making processes.


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