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Sustainable Development

The main goal for the funding period 2014-2020 is smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. Efficient translation of this goal into National Strategies and Operational Programmes can be a challenge. ESEP Ltd is recognised by the European Commission for its pioneering work in the mainstreaming of sustainable development principles in urban and rural regeneration projects.

We offer a range of professional services in this field and have been involved in the production of written guidance for Managing Authorities, Intermediate Bodies and beneficiaries. Two of these guides are available for download here:

Equal Opportunities – Equality in Practice: Making it Work

This guide has been designed to provide projects with an easy-to-use manual to help ensure that mainstreaming equal opportunities takes place at each stage of project design and delivery, and to share the extensive experience of mainstreaming equal opportunities in projects funded by the European Structural Funds in Scotland.

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Mainstreaming Sustainable Development in Regional Regeneration

This report aims to record the progress being made on developing the ESEP Ltd approach to sustainable development. It also aims to provide practical guidance for all project applicants and those undertaking project appraisals.

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Training, Scottish Government

Managing the Verification Process (European Structural Funds)

In 2009, ESEP Ltd developed and launched the delivery of an accredited training programme for operational staff within the Structural Funds Division of the Scottish Government, in order to provide them with the necessary knowledge and understanding of European Structural Funds management verification to a level sufficient to meet the requirements of auditors from the European Commission and the European Court of Auditors.

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our latest news
  • September 2014

    ESEP has been awarded a contract to support the management and implementation of the Regional Competitiveness Programme in Turkey.

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  • May 2014

    ESEP has been selected to provide support to State Labour Inspectorate and the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the fight against undeclared work in Macedonia.

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  • January 2014

    ESEP has been successfully appointed to provide support to the Croatian Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure – Directorate of Transport Infrastructure in the management of the Transport Operating Programme.

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  • seeking consortium partners to bid for economic development projects?
  • in need of short-term input for a project?
  • interested in joining our list of associates?
  • facing a problem with Programme implementation?

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