European Structural & Investment Funds 2014-2020

The aim of this handbook is to provide a comprehensive resource for trade unionists with regards to two aspects: 1.Their role in the management and use of European structural and investment funds (ESI Funds) 2.The use of ESI funds to support trade union activity The funds are explained in general terms, with particular focus on the ESF as it is particularly relevant to the activity of trade unions regarding education and training. The various technical aspects are outlined and linked to the overarching EU policy which is being promoted by the use of EU funds.