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The urban and regional Dimension of the Crisis – Eighth progress report on economic, social and territorial cohesion Report from the Commission

On January 15, 2014, Posted by , in Reports, With Comments Off on The urban and regional Dimension of the Crisis – Eighth progress report on economic, social and territorial cohesion Report from the Commission

The eighth progress report on economic, social and territorial cohesion highlights the regional and urban impact of the crisis. This report was adopted during the final days of the negotiations on cohesion policy period 2014 to 2020. This new period of Cohesion policy will start amidst the wreckage of the…

ESPON Evidence and Tools for EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

On December 13, 2013, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on ESPON Evidence and Tools for EU Cohesion Policy 2014-2020

 EU Cohesion Policy of the European Union has the overall goal of promoting economic prosperity and social cohesion throughout the entire territory of the Union. The legislative pack setting the rules and the priority themes for the policy after 2014 are in negotiation in Brussels. Managing Authorities and their Joint…

ESPON Scientific Platform/Tools Project 2013/3/10 – Expression of Interest

On May 2, 2012, Posted by , in Uncategorized, With Comments Off on ESPON Scientific Platform/Tools Project 2013/3/10 – Expression of Interest

NIRSA (National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis, National University of Ireland Maynooth) is interested in becoming a Project Partner or potentially Lead Partner in the ESPON Scientific Platform/Tools Project: European Urban Benchmarking Webtool (2013/3/10) NIRSA has developed extensive expertise and knowledge in the design and implementation of web-based data and mapping analysis toolkits…

EUROISLANDS Final Report

On November 17, 2011, Posted by , in Projects, With Comments Off on EUROISLANDS Final Report

ESPON releases today the final report of EUROISLANDS – The Development of the Islands, European Islands and Cohesion Policy. This targeted analysis project has studied the islands’ situation and the level of their divergence from the European average. The final report raises awareness of the specificities and diversity of this…

New look ICLRD website

On November 14, 2011, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on New look ICLRD website

The International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD) has relaunched its website with a new design Click here to access. Much of the work of ICLRD is actively informed by ESPON research. The ICLRD’s strategic goals are: To promote research activities jointly with academic partners to document successful programmes…

ESPON Calls for Tender: Technical Support

On November 14, 2011, Posted by , in News, Project Calls, With Comments Off on ESPON Calls for Tender: Technical Support

ESPON Calls for Tenders Three Calls for Tenders are open: Webservices and IT-Solutions (2012-2015) ESPON Data Navigator 2012 Online Map Finder, Content Part Deadline for downloading the documentation at the Portail des marchés publics du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg (http://www.marches.public.lu/): 28/12/2011. Read more about the tenders at the ESPON Website.

Vacancies at ESPON Coordination Unit and ESPON Contact Point Ireland

On November 7, 2011, Posted by , in News, Vacancies, With Comments Off on Vacancies at ESPON Coordination Unit and ESPON Contact Point Ireland

There are no current vacancies at ESPON.

ESPON Ireland Newsletter

On November 7, 2011, Posted by , in News, With Comments Off on ESPON Ireland Newsletter

The latest edition of the ESPON Ireland Newsletter (Nov 2011) is now available to download here. It is compiled by the ESPON Contact Point at NIRSA, NUI Maynooth.

Dublin Seminar 28th September Presentations and Report

On November 7, 2011, Posted by , in Events, With Comments Off on Dublin Seminar 28th September Presentations and Report

The National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis (NUI Maynooth) as ESPON Contact Point for Ireland hosted a seminar on Wednesday 28th September 2011 in Dublin city centre. The seminar focused on indicator development and monitoring for the National Spatial Strategy and Regional Planning Guidelines. In particular, the seminar provided…

ESPON Calls for Proposals Now Open: Deadline 20th Oct

On August 25, 2011, Posted by , in Project Calls, With Comments Off on ESPON Calls for Proposals Now Open: Deadline 20th Oct

The Call include: (1) Applied Research projects – Priority 1 of the ESPON 2013 Programme The following four themes will be included in the Call: European Neighbour Regions (budget 750.000,00 €) Small and Medium sized Towns in their Functional Territorial Context (budget 650.000,00 €) The territorial dimension of Poverty and Social Exclusion…