The aim of the Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion Policy is to reduce disparities in wealth and development between the regions of the European Union.
The Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion Policy has two main objectives:
- Investment for growth and employment in order to strengthen the job market and regional economies;
- European territorial cooperation, which aims to support cohesion in the European Union through cross-border, transnational and inter-regional cooperation.
This ambition is realised through support for actions that improve citizens’ daily lives.
This policy is financed in France by:
For the 2014-2020 period, France is receiving 15.1 billion euros to implement this policy.
|ERDF||8,4 billion euros (+ 1,1 billion euros dedicated to the European territorial cooperation objective)|
|ESF||5,5 billion euros|
|YEI||944 million euros|