What is the importance of quality of governance and public institutions for effective investments on the ground? How does cohesion policy support capacity building and good administrative services to citizens and businesses. What is technical assistance and what is its role in building up capacity of the institutions involved in management and implementation of EU funds? What is the Commission doing to support them and promote good practice sharing and citizen engagement? Answers to these and many other questions are provided in the new data story, developed on the basis of the data sets available on the ESIF open data platform. We hope you will enjoy the reading and the interactive features, allowing you to explore and use the data to its full potential.