Workshop "Shrinking Rural Regions and Spatial Justice"
ESPON at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019


Brussels, Belgium

SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre

8 October 2019

Rue Mont des Arts
1000 Brussels

This session focuses on shrinking rural areas, and how to meet their needs in twenty-first century ways. The ESPON ESCAPE project explores the concepts of simple (demographic) and complex (economic and social) shrinkage in their various manifestations across European space. It takes a fresh look at policy approaches, both conventional mitigation (to reverse decline) and adaptation (maximising wellbeing despite decline). The H2020 RELOCAL project explores, within the context of 33 European case studies, the various factors which either promote or inhibit spatial justice (defined as a fair distribution of opportunities and resources, and as "having a voice" in the context of governance).


Partners: Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP), European Regional Science Association (ERSA), Regional Studies Association European Foundation
Expert at the ESPON EGTC: Gavin Daly
Registration: You can register on the official page of the EWRC

Registration deadline: 27/09/2019