Rural development - Events
Sustainable Urban Rural Partnership European Conference 2012
15 and 16 November 2012
The European Commission wishes to launch a direct dialogue with Europe's countries, regions and cities in order to discuss the role of rural-urban development in the cohesion policy for 2014-2020.
How to cope with the social exclusion issues in the Urban-Rural context Seminar
02 July 2009
The issue of urban-rural linkages is part of the ongoing work on territorial cohesion and the First Action Programme for the Implementation of the Territorial Agenda of the European Union includes an action point dedicated to urban-rural relations that is being followed up by the Czech Republic.
Urban-Rural linkages fostering sustainable development in Europe Seminar
23 January 2009
The issue of urban-rural linkages is furthermore part of the ongoing work on territorial cohesion. Action 1.1a of the First Action Programme for the Implementation of the Territorial Agenda of the European Union is dedicated to urban-rural relations and the incoming Czech Presidency will follow up this point. Discussion on urban-rural linkages is foreseen at the international conference on the future of cohesion policy and territorial cohesion 26-27 March 2009 in Prague organised by the Czech Presidency. Furthermore, following the experience with the Urban Audit, EUROSTAT proposes to create a database with an increasing range of data at NUTS-3 level. This information could then be used as building blocks for calculating various aggregates like data for rural and urban areas.
Cohesion Policy supporting rural areas
1 October 2009
In what ways does Cohesion Policy support rural development? On 1st October 2009 DG Regional Policy held a seminar to draw lessons from the assessment and implementation of ERDF Programmes in rural areas and to exchange ideas on the current and future role of Cohesion Policy in favour of rural development.
Urban-Rural linkages enhancing European territorial competitiveness Seminar
17 September 2008
This seminar provides the opportunity for the Commission, Member States, local and regional governments and stakeholder organisations to reflect on current research and practice in the area of urban-rural linkages and territorial competitiveness, and also to identify ‘what works’ (and conversely what doesn’t work) and to consider how this can be effectively transferred between territories.