In accordance with Article 5 of the Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013, Member States shall involve partners in the preparation of the new programmes.
The public consultations aim at collecting needs, suggestions and strategic addresses for the ESPON 2020 Programme directly from a broad group of different relevant stakeholders.
Main target groups listed in the Programme as partners for the consultation are particular competent institutions and authorities at European, national, regional and local level as well as relevant economic and social partners whose sectors and decisions can benefit from the results of the programme.
- May 2015 Stakeholder survey on the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme
- March 2014 Public consultation on the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme
- 27 March 2014 EU level consultation on the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme
- New July 2020 Public consultation on the strategic orientation of the next ESPON programme 2021-2027