ESPON Week

Green and Just Recovery 

for all European Territories

The ESPON week under the Portuguese EU Presidency 2021 is dedicated to Green and Just recovery. These two most prominent epithets are expected to dominate EU policies for the coming decade. 

During these days, ESPON will organise a series of digital events with the aim to connect policymakers, stakeholders and practitioners from all levels of governance with researchers and experts.

Two high-level events, with the participation of representatives from the Portuguese Presidency, the European Commission and the European Parliament will be organised on 16 and 17 June 2021. 

On 16 June 2021, we will address the social and economic transformations that are accelerated by the processes of shrinking and ageing and influenced by natural disasters 

On 17 June 2021, we will present the mechanisms of recovery and the state of territorial cohesion in Europe. 

The week will start with the new issue of TeritoriALL hosting as always elected policymakers, representatives of European institutions and networks, and researchers. The thematic dossier of the magazine will be dedicated to the future of rural areas.