Marco Benini
13 May 2013

Partners and Activities

List of partners and participants of the Network.

The partners comprise ESF Managing Authorities and intermediate bodies from nine EU Member States and regions, together with representative or service organisations from the social economy:

- Belgium (BE): ESF Agentschap

- Cyprus (CY): ESF Cyprus

- Czech Republic (CZ): Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs, P3 - People, Planet, Profit

- European Union (EU): DIESIS, REVES (European Network of Cities & Regions for the Social Economy)

- Finland (FI): Ministry of Employment and the Economy, Tampere Region Cooperative Center

- Greece (EL): ESF Greece, POKOISPE

- Italy (IT): Agenzia del Lavoro di Trento, ESF Lombardia, Consorzio Light

- Poland (PL): Ministry of Regional Development (Leader), Ministry of Labour, Fundacja Inicjatyw Społeczno-Ekonomicznych

- Sweden (SE): ESF Rådet, Tillväxtverket, Coompanion  

- United Kingdom and Gibraltar (UK): ESF England & Gibraltar,

- Scotland (UK): The Scottish Government, Social Firms Scotland

The work programme starts with a phase of methodology development and training, together with the identification and selection of good practices. This is followed by five cycles of peer reviews, with meetings held in different participating Member States, covering respectively the domains of governance & policy co-ordination, consolidation & growth, finance, start-up support and identity. The results will be summarised and presented on paper, as a clickable online matrix and at a dissemination conference in Brussels, where they can be accessed by all Structural Fund bodies and by others.

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