The next EU research programme succeeding FP7 is called Horizon 2020. Within this framework PLANNING is not named as an autonomous discipline.
On behalf of AESOP, the President presented the letter to the National Representatives in the EU Parliament to be addressed to the Euroepan Commission. The letter was approved by the Council.
The letter stresses the importance of planning as an autonomous research discipline within the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-2020.
Everybody, especially members of the AESOP Council of Representatives, are encouraged to address their National Representatives in the EU Parliament in this respect.
The letter is avaialble here.