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Do you feel

European?

Yes!

You answered YES,
Like 67% of people in EU*

(and % of this website visitors)

How is this answer related to what the EU is doing for you?
Are you aware of what the EU is doing in your region?

The Cohesion Policy is the EU tool to promote a greater European cohesion by reducing disparities and differences between member countries’ regions.

PERCEIVE studies the effects of Cohesion Policy in creating a shared sense of European Identity.

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*Eurobarometer Data, 2016

No

You answered NO,
Like 32% of people in EU*

(and % of this website visitors)

Is the EU doing enough to inform you about its work?
Does your region tell you how EU funds for regional development are spent?

The Cohesion Policy is the EU tool to promote a greater European cohesion by reducing disparities and differences between member countries’ regions.

PERCEIVE wants to find out why Cohesion Policy fails to communicate its achievements to European citizens.

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*Eurobarometer Data, 2016

What?

You answered What?,

Like % of this website visitors

and probably most of the Europeans if this reply
were allowed in Eurobarometer surveys ?

You answer might be related to the way EU communicates its achievements.
Are you aware of what the EU is doing in your region?

The Cohesion Policy is the EU tool to promote a greater European cohesion by reducing disparities and differences between member countries’ regions.

PERCEIVE studies the effects of Cohesion Policy in creating a shared sense of European Identity.

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PERCEIVE means:

PERCEIVE is an acronym that stands for “Perception and evaluation of Regional and Cohesion Policies by Europeans and Identification with the values of Europe”.

Why should you care about PERCEIVE?

EU Citizens

Are you a European
citizen?

Do you know that EU Cohesion Policy is implemented in yours and all of European regions to reduce economic and social disparities? Do you know what kind of impact it has in your region? Find out why PERCEIVE is relevant for you.

EU Professionals

Do you work in EU institutions
or in EU funded projects?

Are you a local authority, a policy maker or a practitioner? Do you want to have useful insights on how communication affects citizens perception of the EU? Find out why PERCEIVE is relevant for you.

EU Researchers

Do you research
on European Union

Do you know that EU Cohesion Policy is implemented in yours and all of European regions to reduce economic and social disparities? Do you know what kind of impact it has in your region? Find out why PERCEIVE is relevant for you.

Find out about PERCEIVE

From the journal

Designing new communication strategies for Cohesion Policy? PERCEIVE Project first insights

11/12/2017 | Vienna University of Economics and Business | Research | WP3

Designing new communication strategies for Cohesion Policy? PERCEIVE Project first insights

We have already discussed and assessed the low awareness of Cohesion Policy among Europeans. Considering the self-imposed benefit to every EU region, could it be that the issue is none of ‘doing good’ but of ‘talking about it’? Part of Perceive Project’s research directly targets this concern. We asked to local managing authorities and other practitioners what they think is their role in communicating Cohesion Policy and much more. Read further for an overview and download the short report curated by Vienna University of Economics and Business‘ team members!

What communicatEU? EuroPCom 2017: the European Public Communication Conference

06/11/2017 | BAM! Strategie Culturali | Events

What communicatEU? EuroPCom 2017: the European Public Communication Conference

What is the European public communication up to? Experts will meet for the 8th edition of EuroPCom to discuss its strengths and weaknesses. What are the main challenges? How can they be overcome? We already pointed out on our Journal how Perceive Project will be relevant to improve the effectiveness of EU funded projects’ communication and our team will be there to join the debate! 

Last Project Updates

Deliverables 2.1, 3.2, 4.3, 4.4 and 5.3 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 30/10/2017

Work package 2 delivered its report including the database development and implementation and how it supports all the project WPs, work package 3 a qualitative report with main findings from the interviews, work package 4 a report on smart cities and resilience and policy recommendations, and work package 5 a database of the topics and sentiments to be made available online for further research.

Deliverables 1.1, 4.2 and 3.1 are online!

by BAM! Strategie Culturali | 27/07/2017

Work package 1 delivered its report on the case-study regions, work package 4 its report on the synergies between EU Cohesion Policy and rural development policies and work package 3 a qualitative report on the impact and effectiveness of communication strategies from the semi structured interviews with cohesion policy practitioners. 

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