The 6 October the European Commissioner responsible for Regional Policy, Ms. Danuta Hübner, presented the Green Paper on Territorial Cohesion and launched a public consultation that will be opened until the 28 February 2009.
The conclusions of the informal meeting of the EU ministers responsible for spatial planning and regional development (Leipzig, May 2007) invited the European Commission to "prepare a report on territorial cohesion by 2008".
The Green Paper therefore launches a debate on territorial cohesion with a view to deepening the understanding both of the concept and of its implications for policy, cooperation and coordination.
Partenalia network started to work on a common position in order to answer to this consultation.
To access to the Green Paper: