The objective « Regional competitivity and employment » invloves the 22 regions of France. The 4 departments outside of France, in French speaking countries, are involved in the « Convergence » objective.
The objective has two strands :
- the « regional competitivity » strand that is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), that supports competitivity and attractivity of regions.
- the « Employment » strand that is co-funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and which supports professional integration and social inclusion.
DG Regional policy
The Community Strategic Guidelines on Cohesion 2007-2013 (Download)