In particular, the contribution stressed that:
- The European model of territorial cohesion must be rebalanced with social equality given equal importance, weight and attention to regional and spatial equality;
- Social inclusion NGOs and people experiencing poverty and inequality must be at the heart of the delivery of the territorial cohesion agenda, governance and the institutions involved;
- Methods must be used that enable social inclusion NGOs to deliver that agenda effectively, such as representation on key policy-making bodies, participatory approaches in projects, global grants, technical assistance and full operationalization of the partnership principle.
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