Cooperation with EU Regional Offices

Dialogue with EU Regional Offices: Cooperation across borders: Interreg, macro-regional strategies and ECBM

25 September 2019, 08:45 – 12:30
Venue: North-East Romania Regional Development Agency
Rue de la Science 14b, 1040, Brussels, Belgium

Registration Form

Agenda

08:45 – 09:15

Registration and welcome coffee

09:15 - 09:30

Introduction

  • Bogdan Chelariu, Head of Brussels Office, North-East Romania Regional Development Agency
  • Alexander Ferstl, Head of sector ‘Communication with member states’, DG REGIO, European Commission

09:30 - 10:30

Part 1: Interreg (Presentations, followed by Q&A)

Commission proposal for Interreg for 2021-2027 & state of negotiations
Orientation papers for Interreg programmes including P05

  • Lena Andersson-Pench, Director for ‘European Territorial Cooperation, Macro-regions, Interreg and Programme Implementation I’, DG REGIO, European Commission - Presentation PDF
  • Moray Gilland, Head of unit ‘Policy development and economic analysis’, DG REGIO, European Commission

10:30 -11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:00

Part 2: Macro-regions and European Cross-Border Mechanism
(Presentations, followed by Q&A)

Update on Macro-regional strategies

  • Jean-Pierre Halkin, Head of unit ‘Macro-regions, Transnational, interregional cooperation, IPA, Enlargement’, DG REGIO, European Commission - Presentation PDF

Commission proposal for a European Cross-Border Mechanism (ECBM) and state of play

  • Nathalie Verschelde, Deputy Head of unit ‘Interreg, cross-border cooperation, internal borders’, DG REGIO, European Commission - Presentation PDF

12:00 - 12:15

Closing and forward planning

  • Filip Krenek, Communication officer, DG REGIO, European Commission
  • Alexander Ferstl, Head of sector ‘Communication with member states’, DG REGIO, European Commission

12:15 -

Lunch buffet – invitation of the North-East Romania Regional Development Agency

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