ESI Funds: investments per thematic objectives
The investments priorities covering the five ESI funds (ERDF, FSE, TC, EARDF, EMFF) are drawn up in the Partnership Agreement and detailed in the Operational Programme. For each member states, funds are to be concentrated where they have the most significant impact on socio economic and environmental challenges.
Eleven thematic objectives are outlined in the Regulations in order to maximize the impacts of the ESIF (with other EU instruments). Mapping the investments per country for the four first objectives reveals the diversity of countries ‘strategy.