Action 3: Final Report on “Recommendations to the ERDF Operational Programmes (OPs) to improve the accessibility of municipalities to these funds" is out

About the report

As part of the Urban Agenda for the EU, the Climate Adaptation Partnership has been working to improve legislation, financing, and knowledge offered by the EU in the field of adaptation to climate change.

In this context, the Barcelona Provincial Council (Climate Action Area and the Europe and International Strategy Office of the Presidency Area), has been commissioned to implement, the Partnership's Action about a better financing “Recommendations to the ERDF Operational Programmes (OPs) to improve the accessibility of municipalities to these funds”.

To carry out this task a survey was conducted that has been answered by 33 local authorities, most from Barcelona province, as well as interviews with the Institute for Diversification and Saving of Energy (IDAE).

This action, whose objective is to contribute to the new Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027, has resulted in the present final report of recommendations that are addressed to the managing authorities of the OPs and to the different European institutions, with which they have carried out a series of meetings to transfer the recommendations resulting from this study.

Read the final report below!