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The Commission will finance up to 20 pilot projects that look at innovative ways to resolve or mitigate border obstacles/complexities. All available information is posted here.
Evidence and data
Collecting and analysing relevant cross-border data is vital for good decision-making. Here we exchange information on existing data, projects and initiatives in this field. We also consider what needs to be developed in the future.
Promoting ongoing and future eGovernment projects to engage the stakeholders of the border regions in order to deliver cross-border public services that meet the needs of individuals and businesses in border areas. Here we exchange information, discussions and good practices on how to facilitate access to e public services.
Promoting greater pooling of healthcare facilities, equipment and services at the border as well as facilitating mobility of patients and health professionals is necessary in order to offer good quality and accessible healthcare to the citizens living in border areas. Here we discuss good practices and challenges of cross-border cooperation on health, as well as the key elements needed for succesful cooperation.
Access to reliable information and problem-solving services on life or work on the other side of the border is vital. This platform provides the space to discuss developments and possible solutions to the provision of such services.
Local public transportation across borders is still very patchy in the EU. Here we discuss how this can be improved via cooperation among transport operators and decision-makers. We also look at missing links along internal borders.
Speaking the language of your neighbour is a great asset - it builds trust and understanding, it open employment doors. Good practices are showcased here.
Labour mobility in cross-border region is highly desirable to increase growth and employment rates. All aspects of this mobility are covered here from the recognition of skills/qualifications to social security and taxation.
Cross-border cooperation and the resolution of border issues requires a high degree of institutional cooperation and sometimes the establishment of new cooperation structures and processes or the development of new tools. This is discussed here - good practices are also showcased.