2 edition of Cohesion and the development challenge facing the lagging regions. found in the catalog.
by Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, UNIPUB [distributor] in Luxembourg, Lanham, MD
Written in English
|Series||EC regional policies, Regional development studies ;, 24, Regional development studies (Brussels, Belgium) ;, 24.|
|Contributions||European Commission. Directorate-General for Regional Policies.|
|LC Classifications||HT395.E8 C575 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||71 p. :|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||96121345|
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The empirical analysis has shown that, at lower levels of development, such as those found in the low-income regions of Central and Eastern Europe, the factors behind economic growth in recent years differ from those at higher levels of development and, more strikingly, from those of other lagging regions in Southern Europe. Facing the Challenges of Community Cohesion Beverley Hughes, MP, Minister of State at the Home Office work out how best to meet the challenges of nurturing greater cohesion in communities. And in one sense this isn’t rocket science. The theory isn’t difficult. But the practice is. And.
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Get this from a library. Cohesion and the development challenge facing the lagging regions. [European Commission. Directorate-General for Regional Policies.;]. Get this from a library. Cohesion and the development challenge facing the lagging regions.
The catching up regions are those EU regions whose level of development was significantly lower than the EU average. The EU distinguishes between two types of catching up regions: Low-growth regions – experienced a persistent lack of growth. They are less-developed or transition regions (regions with a GDP per head up to 90% of the EU average) that did not converge to the EU average.
The report stresses that the EU should use Cohesion Policy to maximize its impact on lagging regions by explicitly targeting regional potential and equality of opportunity rather than convergence. Today, the EU invests €50 billion annually through cohesion funds to support development in European regions.
The report has several key messages: regional inequalities are high and likely to rise; Europe’s lagging regions are going in opposite directions, but face common challenges; cohesion policy can maximize its impact on lagging regions by explicitly targeting regional potential and equality of opportunity rather than convergence; cohesion policy priorities can be rebalanced to help deliver on regional potential; and delivery of regional Cited by: 1.
Development strategy, Transition and Challenges of Development in Lagging regions was designed by Naylor Design, Inc. Book production and dissemination were coor- and growth and the Author: Justin Lin.
This event was the second in a series of EU Cohesion Policy Conferences and was held at the University of Latvia in Riga, from February Co-organised by DG REGIO, the Latvian Presidency, the Regional Studies Association and the University of Latvia, the conference sought to debate the challenges facing cohesion policy up to and.
The challenges and implications of sustainable development in Africa: Policy options for Nigeria Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development 34(4) October. Piloted in 4 regions of Romania and Poland, the success of the initiative will see this model of cooperation of EU, national and regional actors being transferred to other to other European regions facing similar challenges.
Moreover, a report published in took a closer look at the competitiveness potential of the catching up regions. Rail transit development in lagging regions: A development-oriented investment and nancing approach Direct e ect e results from the path analysis are shown in F igure 6 and T able 4.
Challenges facing Cohesion policy Regions and places are considered to be key levels in establishing effective coordination of the policies that offer a set of challenges. In all CEECs, there are both big development gaps at a national and regional level related to the EU (insuffi cient external cohesion) as well as major development disparities among regions.
In the context of the debate on the future of Europe, this book makes the case for a new approach to structural transformation, growth and cohesion in the EU. It explores both the opportunities and challenges from globalisation.
and technological change, the widening differences in productivity between leading and lagging regions, and the need for a new policy framework capable of.
Using the World Bank?s World Development Report as its point of departure, this book. designed for policymakers, academics, and researchers.
explores the nexus between trade and location to inform policies to address the challenge of lagging regions, with a particular focus on developing countries. Volume 10 /3 issues per volume (spring, summer, winter) Aims & Scope. Regions & Cohesionis the journal of the Consortium for Comparative Research on Regional Integration and Social Cohesion (RISC), a cross-regional, interdisciplinary, and multilingual network of socially conscious and prestigious research institutes in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia.
Inspire Policy Making by Territorial Evidence 1 Applied Research project. Inner Peripheries: national territories facing challenges of access to basic services of general interest. Theme: Inner Peripheries. Scope.
All EU Member States have regions within their territory, sometimes even. The moderator, Maria João Rauch, LDnet board member, outlined the challenges facing localities and regions; problems of vitality and competition, and an inadequate understanding of the values and aspirations of the 'millennials' and the even younger 'generation Z'.
She also highlighted good practices around a collaborative approach, co. For these reasons, Regions & Cohesion is pleased to present the following interview with Khuat Thu Hong, Director of the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS).
The editors are grateful for their ongoing collaboration with Dr. Khuat Thu Hong and the ISDS, which has been a valued member of the RISC consortium since Cited by: 1. EPRS Challenges for EU cohesion policy Members' Research Service Page 3 of 12 A study by the European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) on the future of cohesion policy recognises the benefits of providing additional funding for lagging regions.
However, it also suggests that EU-wide coverage of cohesion policy would ensure the. Development Bank warned that new challenges would “further strain the fabric of societies and erode social cohesion, from rising socio-economic disparities within and between countries, to rapid population aging, youth unemployment, increasing migration and the impact of climateFile Size: KB.
Strategies for intermediate regions 31 Strategies for lagging regions 32 The case for an integrated system approach for regions and cities 34 5.
Developing a European Policy Response 35 Lessons from Lisbon and Europe Principles for a new EU strategy 36 Focus and coherence: Improving the effectiveness of direct.A.
whereas cohesion policy aims to promote harmonious and balanced development of the whole Union and its regions, leading to a strengthening of its economic, social and territorial cohesion, in a spirit of solidarity and with the aim of promoting sustainable growth, employment, social inclusion and reducing disparities between and within.Regional Development Planning; Issues and Realities 41st ISoCaRP Congress 1 REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING - ISSUES AND REALITIES Introduction “The urban population in the Asian and Pacific region between and is expected to rise from million to billion.
This means an additional billion people will be living in.