Green Paper on Territorial Cohesion: Turning territorial diversity into strength (Brussels, 6 October 2008)

With this Communication on 6 October 2008, the European Commission launches a debate regarding territorial cohesion in order to further the understanding of this concept and shed light on its implications for policy and cooperation. The Commission also highlights the key challenge of ensuring balanced and sustainable territorial development in the EU while reinforcing economic and social cohesion. It emphasises the necessity for an integrated approach, which may require the cooperation of local, regional and national authorities.

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Source: Commission of the European Communities. Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the Committee of the Regions and the European Economic and Social Committee: Green Paper on Territorial Cohesion. Turning territorial diversity into strength, COM(2008) 616 final, Brussels: 6.10.2008. 12 p.

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