EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region
- Regional development and/or sustainable growth;
- Social participation and/or cohesion;
- Cultural cooperation;
- Sustainable tourism;
- Protection of natural and cultural heritage;
- Communication and/or public relation work.
- Research on existing macro-regional policies in the field of the Cultural Routes as well as elaboration of new policies, guidelines or recommendations.
- Study on the economic, touristic and political situation in the four macro-regions, identifying challenges, opportunities and needs.
- Training on subjects related to the Cultural Routes such as marketing, sustainable tourism, small and medium-size entrepreneurships
A national broadcasting channel to explain macro-regional strategies in Slovenia! - (29/01/2019)
Did you know that cooperation in the Danube region is supporting sturgeons’ conservation efforts, in addition to helping young entrepreneurs to finance their projects? Could you imagine that Slovenia manages to take advantage of fishery opportunities thanks to cooperation within the Adriatic and Ionian region? Were you aware that EU Strategy for the Alps supports the Bohinj tourism initiative, which certifies geographical origin, uniqueness, originality and local specialty of products?
You will find on National RTV Slovenia more than 20 videos illustrating the benefits of cooperation across various sectors within the three Macro-regional strategies. Slovenia is a member of three macro-regional strategies out of four: the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR), and the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP).
* copyright : RTV 4 Channel https://4d.rtvslo.si/
Routes4U Second call for experts - (10/07/2018)
Routes4U Project is a joint programme between the Council of Europe (Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes) and the European Commission (Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy). The project fosters regional development through the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe programme in the four EU macro-regions, according to the Faro Convention.
This second call for experts aims to achieve gender and regional balance in our experts database, completing the list set up during our first call for experts. We are seeking professionals in the following fields of expertise:
The experts should have a thorough country-specific knowledge in at least one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Switzerland, Sweden and/or Ukraine.
The experts will be required to carry out a variety of tasks, such as:
Deadline for application: 15 August 2018
EuroAccess Macro-Regions - the online info point and search tool for EU funding is NOW launched! - (26/06/2018)
Since 2016 EuroAccess has been a central online information point on EU funding opportunities in the Danube region. Over the time it has proven to be a success, therefore, a decision to extent the website to all four EU macro-regional strategies – the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region, the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the EU Strategy for the Danube Region – has been taken. The updated online platform, covering all four EU macro-regional strategies, was launched on 25th June 2018.
EuroAccess, acting as a gateway to EU funding, provides the key data of more than 200 EU funding programmes, including (but not limited to!) all Interreg programmes that operate within the geographical scope of the EU macro-regional strategies. Potential applicants can look for open calls for project proposals and filter results based on their type of organisation, their country of origin, and the thematic focus of their project idea, amongst others.
More information is available on www.euro-access.eu.
The European Council of 13-14 December 2012 requested the European Commission to present a new EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR) before the end of 2014.
Building on the lessons learnt and experience from the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region and the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, the Commission adopted on 17 June 2014 a Communication on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region, accompanied by an Action Plan . The Strategy incorporates the Maritime Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Seas, adopted by the Commission on 30 November 2012.
The Strategy was endorsed by the General Affairs Council on 29 September (see Council Conclusions) and subsequently by the European Council on 24 October 2014.
For news and information on the activities and progress of the Strategy, please visit the EUSAIR's dedicated website www.adriatic-ionian.eu
To get in contact with the team in DG REGIO please send an e-mail to REGIO-EU-ADRIATIC-IONIAN-STRATEGY@ec.europa.eu