News - 7 June 2016

Policy Brief

"Urban Partnership Themes in a Wider Territorial Context"

Over the last years, the movement in favour of an integrated European urban policy has gained momentum. This discussion reaches an important milestone in June 2016, when EU member states and the European Commission will agree on an Urban Pact for Europe.

This Policy Brief aims at showing examples of European-wide territorial evidence related to the first 4 partnerships of the Urban Pact that reveals the diversity facing cities within the same urban theme. More 

Watch live the ESPON Seminar on Thursday 16 and Friday 17 June 2016

Amsterdam, 16 and 17 June 2016 - Watch live the ESPON Seminar “Territory matters: keeping Europe and its regions competitive”. You can follow the event on the ESPON YouTube channel. For more information, check the event agenda.


The deadline for applying for the post of Head of Unit for Evidence and Outreach has been extended to 17 June 2016. More

Workshop on Second Tier Cities at the Metropolitan Solutions

Berlin, 1st of June 2016 - Representatives of public authorities (local, regional and national level), research and the private sector attended the workshop “European second tier cities in cohesive territorial development". Read the conclusions