Islands & Other Areas with Geographical Specificities

Research and Presentation on the Role of Maritime Policy for Small European Islands

Research completed with a presentation covering Sustainable Energy and Maritime Policies in the EU, Characteristics of Small Island Jurisdictions and Policy Orientations for EU Small Island Jurisdictions towards Sustainable Development in the Energy and Maritime Sectors.

A Socio-Economic Development Plan for the Island Region of Gozo

A comprehensive plan assessing the present state and likely future socio-economic development of the Island Region of Gozo, deriving concrete measures to optimize the social and economic development of the Island Region taking into account the double insularity and the other permanent handicaps of the island, and providing a coherent framework for the implementation of […]

Contributing to ESPON Study on Territorial Diversity – A Case Study on Double Insularity in the Maltese Archipelago

The project involved participation in an ESPON research project on studying the threats and opportunities of territorial diversity as relevant to double insularity issues.

Report on Territorial Diversity (TeDi) within Malta with a special emphasis on the island of Gozo

The report addressed the issue of economic and social development in regions with geographic specificities such as mountainousness, insularity, demographic sparsity and high population density in peripheral regions using Gozo for illustration as a Case Story area. This report was part of a wider European project on territorial diversity coordinated under the ESPON network.

Social, Economic and Territorial Cohesion Report – Malta

A review of national and subnational economic policies aimed at economic, social and territorial cohesion for the report; ‘The Objective of Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion in Member States’ Regional
Policies’. The report is part of a larger report that was coordinated by the University of Strathclyde.