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European Territorial Cooperation Annual Meeting 2014

19-20 May 2014, Brussels, Charlemagne Building

The 2014 Annual Meeting with the Managing Authorities of the European territorial cooperation prorammes will highlight the specific challenges and achievements of cross-border cooperation.  The meeting will also review the implementation of the current territorial cooperation programmes, and address the future programming process for 2014-2020.

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European Territorial Cooperation Annual Meeting 2014

Programme

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Facilitator: Mrs Nathalie VERSCHELDE, ETC Senior Expert, DG Regional & Urban Policy (DG REGIO)

Monday 19 May 2014: 2007-2013 implementation

Practical Information:

Webstreaming: CHAR GASP 14.00-18.30 - Languages: OR DE EN FR ES BG RO SL

13:00 – 14:00

Registration of participants + welcome coffee

14:00 – 14:30

 

14:30 – 16:00

Welcome note by Mr José PALMA ANDRES, Director, DG REGIO

Key note speech by Mr Walter DEFFAA, Director-General, DG REGIO

2007-2013 Story telling: '4 borders, 4 problems, 4 solutions'
Introduction by Mr Martin GUILLERMO RAMIREZ, Secretary General, Association of European Border Regions PDF
(show casing achievements - 4 selected border regions demonstrating different challenges and value added brought by INTERREG projects) PDF

Video competition modalities presented by Ms Amparo MONTAN, INTERACT: Terms of reference PDF

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:00

2007-2013 cooperation: Where does INTERREG money go to? How to report it in 2013 Annual implementation reports?
Mr John WALSH, Team Leader, Unit "Evaluation and European Semester" and Mr Marcin WOJCIK, Desk Officer, Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG REGIO PDF - projects selection XLS

17:00 – 17:30

Impact of 2014 shortage of payment appropriations on INTERREG programmes
Mr Silvano PRESA, Director, DG Budget PDF

17:30 – 17:45

Let's not forget about closure: main messages
Mr Moray GILLAND, Head of Unit "Competence centre and operational efficiency", DG REGIO PDF

17:45 – 18:00

Common INTERREG logo
Mr Frank SCHNEIDER, Communication Officer, CENTRAL EUROPE Programme PDF

18:30 – 20:30

Buffet dinner, Berlaymont Piazza

Voting Results 19 MAY PDF

Tuesday 20 May 2014: 2014-2020 preparation

Practical Information:

Webstreaming: CHAR 9.00-13.00 - Languages: DE EN FR ES

08:15 – 09:00

 

Welcome coffee

9:00 – 10:00

Preparing INTERREG V programmes

Result orientation challenges & solutions
Ms Veronica GAFFEY, Head of Unit "Evaluation and European Semester", DG REGIO PDF

Designation of management and control authorities
Mr Brian DEBATTISTA, Team Leader, Unit "Audit II", DG REGIO PDF

Decisional process and timing
Ms Agnès MONFRET, Head of Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG REGIO PDF

Q & A session

10:00 – 11:00

Sharing programmes' experience moderated by Ms Ieva KALNINA, INTERACT
(process undergone by programmes, difficulties encountered and overcome)
Mr Edouard GATINEAU, Two Seas programme PDF
Mr Luca FERRARESE, CENTRAL EUROPE Programme PDF

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 11:45

State of play of macro-regional and sea basin strategies
Mr Vicente RODRIGUEZ SAEZ, Deputy Head of Unit "Competence Centre Macroregions and European Territorial Cooperation", DG REGIO PDF

11:45 – 12:45

The cooperation perspective (including the macro-regional approach) in EU programmes and policies: complementarities and synergies
Round-table moderated by Mr Colin WOLFE, Head of Unit "Competence Centre Macroregions and European Territorial Cooperation", DG REGIO

  • Mr Georges KREMLIS, Head of Unit, DG Environment
  • Mr Christian WEINBERGER, Advisor, DG Enterprise & Industry
  • Mr Radomir MATCZAK, Head of Department, Office of the Marshal of the Pomorskie Voivodeship, Poland (Regional Operational Programme Pomorskie)
  • Mr Imre CSALAGOVITS, Office for National Economic Planning, Hungary (Danube Transnational Programme)

12:45 – 13:00

Customer satisfaction survey (feedback & draft action plan)
Ms Agnès MONFRET, Head of Unit PDF
Mr Marcin WOJCIK, Desk Officer, Unit "European Cross-border cooperation", DG REGIO PDF
Introduction Video PDF

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13:00 – 13:15

Conclusions

Mr José PALMA ANDRES, Director, DG REGIO

13:15 – 14:30

Lunch

Voting Results 20 MAY PDF

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