REFERENCE, REgional Funds for EuRopEaN CohEsion – “A set of personalised Information Measures to raise citizens’ awareness about EU Cohesion policy and successful results to turn citizens into active players”
REFERENCE project aims at giving its contribution for the production and dissemination of information related to EU Cohesion Policy, the Just Transition Fund and the Recovery Plan for Europe, through targeted online and offline Information Measures, in order to benefit both general public and stakeholders in the regional/local communities of the involved Countries of the consortium: Italy, Romania, Greece and Lithuania.
REFERENCE Information Measures are four, each one with a specific scope:
- IM.1 – Taking stock of what regions are already doing – a “Dos and don’ts catalogue” is produced to describe all the successful and unsuccessful practices to promote a better understanding of the Cohesion Policy fund among the regions and all the concrete offers to citizens;
- IM.2 – MyFunds App – a web application is produced as an intuitive and user-friendly tool for citizens and stakeholders to be informed on the last opportunities deriving from the Cohesion Policy funds;
- IM.3 – Information and involvement of citizens & relation with the media – it includes both online and offline informative outcomes that reach several target audiences through different formats such as promotional videos, communication campaigns, webinars, events and media show;
- IM.4 – Listen to citizens’ voices – a final paper with citizens’ proposals and suggestions be delivered to the European Commission and local policy makers.
JO Consulting is the official coordinator of REFERENCE, as well as the leader of the development of the Innovation Measure 2 – MyFunds App – a web application for citizens and stakeholders to be informed on the last opportunities deriving from the Cohesion Policy funds, and a tool to support the whole consortium in the dissemination and communication actions foreseen in the project.