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meetingAnnual meeting with cross-border cooperation programmes - 25 october 2011

More than 300 participants attended the first Annual meeting of cross-border cooperation programmes which took place on 25 October 2011 in Brussels.
Representatives of Managing Authorities, Joint Technical Secretariats and other partners discussed with the Commission the draft legislative proposals for cohesion policy 2014-2020 and in particular, the draft regulation on European territorial cooperation. The agenda covered as well the implementation-related issues, the points on European grouping for territorial cooperation or how to better capture the impact of cooperation programmes. In the course of the meeting, the new publication and film on cooperation, named "Building bridges between people", was also presented.

Programme pdf


Presentations :

Future cohesion policy - new regulatory framework ppt
Mr Peter BERKOWITZ, Head of Unit "Conception, forward studies, impact assessment", DG Regional Policy

New financial regulation and its applicability to ETC programmes ppt
Ms Carole MANCEL-BLANCHARD, Deputy Head of Unit "Budgetary and financial management", DG Regional Policy

Implementation and Annual reports – key messages of the Commission ppt
Ms Ivanka LAKOVA, Head of Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG Regional Policy

Capturing the outcomes of the European territorial cooperation programmes ppt
Ms Ieva KALNINA, INTERACT Point Viborg

E-cohesion Initiative 2014-2020 ppt
Mr Christophe DE LASSUS SAINT GENIES, Head of unit "Information technology", DG Regional Policy

Presentation of KEEP database ppt
Mr Matteo MALVANI, Head of the INTERACT Secretariat

European Grouping for territorial cooperation ppt
Ms Filomena CARVALHO, Deputy Head of Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG Regional Policy

Practical example by the EGTC INTERREG "Programme Grande Région" ppt
Mr Mohand AZZI, Managing Authority

More Information :

Long Video "European Territorial cooperation"

Short Video "European Territorial cooperation"

Publication "Bilding bridges between people"


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