EU level



  • Author

    METIS GmbH

  • Year of publication


  • Language

    English (EN)



European Territorial Cooperation – Preparation and management of projects and programmes (with a view to the role of EGTCs and macro-regional strategies)


The overarching objective is to gain an overview of the current situation as well as future perspectives for Local and Regional Authorities in European Territorial Cooperation. The report reflects on issues like, the current role of LRAs as well as national and European actors in preparation and management of programmes and projects; current provisions for cooperation and coordination between these actors; options to reinforce cooperation and partnership among these actors. Moreover, it gives a general overview of the management of programmes and projects; potentialities related to European Groupings of Territorial Cooperation and macro-regional strategies in ETC management and programming for the period (2014-2020).