What is the Partnership Agreement?

The Partnership Agreement details how the ESI Funds should promote the aims and objectives for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth laid out in the Europe 2020 strategy. It also describes the arrangements promoting the integrated use of the ESI Funds, coordination of the ESI Funds with other relevant Union policies and instruments and the priority areas for cooperation activities under the ESI Funds. The European Commission has approved the Partnership Agreement on 7 October 2014.