EU macro-regional strategies: state of play

28-02-2012

The first EU macro-regional strategies are ‘pioneer’ experiments in fostering greater territorial cohesion. They do not address Cohesion Policy and its instruments alone, but aim to improve synergies with other EU policies – such as environmental policy, the integrated maritime policy and transport policy, to name just a few – in search of potential leverage effects.

The first EU macro-regional strategies are ‘pioneer’ experiments in fostering greater territorial cohesion. They do not address Cohesion Policy and its instruments alone, but aim to improve synergies with other EU policies – such as environmental policy, the integrated maritime policy and transport policy, to name just a few – in search of potential leverage effects.