What are the Structural Funds ?
The Structural Funds work towards the goal of achieving economic
and social cohesion in the European Union. Resources are targeted
at actions which help bridge the gaps between the more and the less
developed regions and which promote equal employment opportunities
between different social groups. For the period 2000-2006, Structural
Funds actions will focus primarily on 3 priority
Objectives and 4 Community initiatives.
are four Structural Funds:
Information on the history of the Structural