Public consultation

Growing Regions, growing Europe: Contributions to the consultation

On this page, the European Commission makes available the contributions to the public consultation on the future of EU cohesion policy. These contributions were sent to the Commission between 27 September 2007 and 31 January 2008. The European Commission is neither responsible for the content nor for the way in which the documents are presented. A report on this consultation will be presented in spring 2008, together with the Fifth Progress Report on Economic and Social Cohesion.

Public Sector (55)

   National Governments and public bodies

  1. Belgique
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Czech Republic
  4. Deutschland - Bund und Länder: Letter - Contribution
  5. Finland
  6. France: Letter - Contribution
  7. Greece:
  8. Italia:
  9. Latvia: Letter - Contribution
  10. Malta:
  11. Minister of Construction and Regional Development of the Slovak Republic:
  12. Ministry of Economy and Finance of Romania:
  13. Ministry of Finance of Estonia:
  14. Poland: Letter - Contribution
  15. Portuguese Government:
  16. Republic of Lithuania:
  17. Spanish Ministry of Treasury
  18. United Kingdom: Letter - Contribution

   Regional and local governments

  1. Aberdeenshire Council: Letter - Contribution
  2. Association des Maires de Grandes Villes de France et Association des Communautés urbaines de France
  3. Association des Régions de France
  4. Association of Provinces of the Netherlands
  5. Basque Country
  6. Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, UK
  7. Consulta publica sobre la politica de cohesion Galicia
  8. Convention of Scottish Local Authorities
  9. Danish Regions
  10. Deutscher Städte- und Gemeindebund
  11. East Finland
  12. East of Scotland European Consortium
  13. England's Regional Development Agencies
  14. Flemish Region
  15. Generalitat de Catalunya
  16. Lancashire County Council
  17. Local Government Association
  18. Maison Européenne des Pouvoirs Locaux Français
  19. Ministry of Finance of Northern Ireland:
  20. North East England
  21. North West of England Regional European Partnership: Letter - Contribution
  22. Position commune Berlin Bruxelles Ile-de-France et Londres
  23. Presov Region
  24. Regional Council of Päijät-Häme/South Finland - EU Office
  25. Régions Ultrapériphériques de l'UE
  26. Région wallonne
  27. Scottish Government: Letter - Contribution
  28. South Bohemia & Regions of the Czech Republic
  29. South West of England: Letter - Contribution
  30. Stadt Dresden
  31. Stratcult
  32. Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions
  33. The Union of Polish Metropolises
  34. Union of the Voivodeships of the Republic of Poland
  35. Welsh Local Government Association
  36. West Midland's Regional Assembly
  37. Yorkshire


European Interest Organisations on territorial issues (21)

  1. Arco Latino
  2. Assembly of European Regions
  3. Association Européenne des Elus de Montagne
  4. Association Française du Conseil des Communes et Régions d'Europe
  5. Association of European Border Regions
  6. Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation and CPMR Baltic Sea Commission
  7. Conférence des Régions périphériques maritimes d'Europe: Letter - Contribution
  8. Council of European Municipalities and Regions
  9. Demographic Change Regions Network
  10. Energie-Cités
  11. EURADA
  14. Europaforum Northern Sweden
  15. European Regional Policy Group: Letter - Contribution
  17. Highlands & Islands European Partnership
  18. IRE Steering Group
  19. Northern Sparsely Populated Areas of Finland and Sweden + North Norway
  20. Ruralité-Environnement-Développement
  21. West of Scotland European Forum


Economic and Social Partners (7)

  1. Austrian Federal Economic Chamber:
  2. BUSINESSEUROPE: Letter to Commissioner Hübner / Answers to the consultation
  3. Conseil des entreprises, employeurs et groupements de l'économie sociale
  4. Deutscher Industrie- und Handelskammertag:
  5. European Trade Union Confederation:
  6. Union européenne de l'artisanat et des petites et moyennes entreprises
  7. Zentralverband des Deutschen Handwerks:


Civil Society Organisations (8)

  1. Birdlife
  2. CEE Bankwatch Network and Friends of the Earth Europe
  3. Cheshire and Merseyside Public health community
  4. Comité Européen de l'Habitat Social
  5. Cultural Association G.Donati-Catania
  6. European Anti-Poverty Network
  7. European Citizen Action Service : Contribution - Report on Open Days 2007
  8. WWF European Policy Office:


Academics and Research institutions (14)

  1. Institute of Public Affairs
  2. Salomeea Romanescu
  3. UK Higher Education Sector
  4. Students of University of Hamburg: Summary - Andreas Thaler
      1. Asmus; Duhm
      2. Jan Schmilewski
      3. Lamp Schröder Wienbeck
      4. Leon von Below
      5. Manuela Thede
      6. Markus Ebert
      7. Patrick Machura
      8. Sebastian Straßer
      9. Simon Brinkrolf
      10. Thomas Brandmann.pdf


Private Sector (0)

Citizens (4)

  1. Dr. Sabine Stadler
  2. Georges Wahnich
  3. Pr. Adriano Pimpao
  4. Rory Moody


Other (0)