Economic, Social and Territorial Situation of the Region of Silesia (Poland)

30-01-2009

This note provides an overview of Poland, its political system, economy and administrative set-up, together with a description of Community support to Poland, and the Operational Programmes contained in the National Strategic Reference Framework for the period 2007-13. In addition, it focuses on the specificities of the region of Silesia, its development strategies and main challenges for the future. The note has been prepared in the context of the Regional Development Committee Delegation to Poland, 23-25 February 2009.

This note provides an overview of Poland, its political system, economy and administrative set-up, together with a description of Community support to Poland, and the Operational Programmes contained in the National Strategic Reference Framework for the period 2007-13. In addition, it focuses on the specificities of the region of Silesia, its development strategies and main challenges for the future. The note has been prepared in the context of the Regional Development Committee Delegation to Poland, 23-25 February 2009.