By Nick Fox

[Digest] Study presentation: Transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas

The presentation of the study took place on 10 May 2021 and focused on the following topics: Options and obstacles into defining transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas. Relevant transport policies and projects implemented in these areas. Key challenges and trends concerning the provision of transport policies and infrastructure Read more…

By Artur

Islands of the European union: State of play and future challenges

Publication: March 2021 Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/3l4iAX0 Download: English Executive summary: At a glance note: English Authors: Diána HAASE, Andreea MAIER (trainee), European Parliament Executive summary Islands and island regions There is no available systematic or harmonised list of European Union (EU) islands (including the smaller ones). However, Read more…

By Nick Fox

Transport infrastructure in low-density and depopulating areas

Publication: February 2021 Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/39AIpJV Download: English Executive summary: At a glance: English Author: VVA: Luca BISASCHI, Francesco ROMANO, Malin CARLBERG, Jessica CARNEIRO, Davide CECCANTI, and Liviu CALOFIR TEPR: Ian SKINNER Key findings: Existing classification and definitions found in EU Legislation and Guidelines cannot fully capture Read more…

The Agenda for Cohesion Policy in 2019-2024: Key issues for the REGI Committee

The Agenda for Cohesion Policy in 2019-2024: Key issues for the REGI Committee

Original publication: July 2019 Authors: Carlos MENDEZ, John BACHTLER and Irene McMASTER Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2Lfv1jG Available languages: Executive summary: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This study reviews the current and emerging issues for Cohesion Policy to support the work of the European Parliament’s Committee on Regional Development (REGI) during its Read more…

REGI Factsheets

Information about new/revised Factsheets will be posted under this heading. The complete current set for REGI is linked below: Regional and cohesion policy: 3.1.1. Economic, social and territorial cohesion 3.1.2. European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) 3.1.3. Cohesion Fund 3.1.4. The Solidarity Fund 3.1.5. European Territorial Cooperation 3.1.6. Common classification of Read more…

Figure 2: 2005 / 2016 comparisons of the number of vessels registered in the Outermost Regions and of their aggregate engine power

The Management of Fishing Fleets in Outermost Regions

Original publication: March 2017 Author: Benoit CAILLART F&S Fisheries / Maritime Affairs Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2G1MQx7 Available languages: Background Union Outermost Regions are affected by handicaps deserving implementation of specific measures according to Article 349 of the TFEU. This Initial Briefing aims at establishing the extent to which fleet management Read more…

Map 3: The Canary Islands archipelago

Pelagic Fisheries and the Canning Industry in Outermost Regions

Original publication: June 2015 Authors: Megapesca Lda: Ian Goulding, Kim Stobberup Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2l2SQMj Available languages: Fisheries play an important role in the economies of some of the EU’s Outermost Regions (ORs). The Atlantic and Indian Ocean fisheries for tuna and other large pelagic fish are exploited by five of Read more…