The pilot project ‘REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in EU regions – filling the data gaps” aims at monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the regions of the European Union involved in the project, exploring the synergies of monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals, shaping regional sustainable development policies. The project will also result in the definition of a framework for regional authorities to monitor the SDGs on their territory and support and strengthen regional capacities for statistical data collection.
Regions that will participate in the REGIONS2030 project include: Pomorskie, Βόρειο Αιγαίο (North Aegean), Δυτική Μακεδονία (Western Macedonia), Comunidad Foral de Navarra, Andalucía, Piemonte, Puglia, Centro (PT), Nord-Vest, and Manisa, Afyonkarahisar, Kütahya, Uşak.p in the project ‘REGIONS2030: Monitoring the SDGs in EU regions – filling the data gaps’.
The planned completion date of the project is December 2023. The planned outcomes of the project are:
To have defined and tested a harmonised set of indicators for EU regions to monitor the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
To have increased the knowledge and capacities of EU regions on monitoring and reporting of the SDGs
To have engaged EU regions in a participative process of localising the SDGs
To have improved the regional data and knowledge base in support of the EU’s regional and urban policy