Initiative

ATTICA OP

About

ATTICA OP aims to help reverse the decline of the region's productive base and gradually restructure it by enhancing high added value and low environmental impact sectors, aiming at creating jobs, enhancing extroversion, innovation and the smart use of ICT through promoting and integrating innovation, utilising ICT, creating business supporting structures and mechanisms, improve the attractiveness of the region as a place to live and attracting investments through the protection and the sustainable management of the environment and promoting climate change adaptation and the harmonisation with the European environmental acquis, ensure social cohesion through interventions. The goal is to create a framework of protection and support for vulnerable groups and to mitigate factors exacerbated by the crisis that lead to poverty and social exclusion parts of the region’s population. Interventions focus on the integration / reintegration in the labour market of targeted groups with the biggest problems, improving access to welfare and health services and promoting equal opportunities also through the creation of educational and health infrastructure.

Region

EL30 - Attiki

Country

Greece

Date

01 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2020

5P

People , Planet , Prosperity

Status/Progress/Experience

Expected impacts:-250 businesses to link effectively with research institutions through supported mechanisms-2.490 full time equivalent jobs to be created-4.720 SMEs to receive support-270 public buildings and 1700 households to receive support in order to improve energy efficiency-Reduction of 20.600 equivalent tonnes of CO2 emissions-385.000 more people protected by anti-flood works-65,000 more people serviced by Waste Water Treatment Facilities-85,000 more people with access to high quality drinking water-120,000 more visitors in the supported cultural and natural heritage site-Creation or renovation of 2,000,000m2 of open space in urban areas-5.5 km of new TRAM lines-Support for: 13,000 long term unemployed, 17,300 disadvantaged people, 5.500 people from marginalised groups-115,000 people covered by a Health Safety Net-Support for 265 social enterprises-450 places in supported child care facilities-150,000 people covered by improved health services-2,000 people covered by other social structure-Increase in the percentage of the population covered by educational infrastructure from 94% to 98%.