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  Wrota Podlasia - Euroregion Niemen
Euroregions are transborder areas in frames of which there is guided cooperation between units representing regions of two or more countries (self government territory units).
The interborder union Niemen Euroregion was formed on 6 July 1997 on the power of a multilateral understanding concluded by representatives of: Suwalskie Voivodeship (Poland), Alytus and Mariampol regions (Lithuania) and Grodzieńskie Voivodeship (Belarussia).
A Euroregion was established with the purpose of intensifying social, economic and political contacts between these areas which are connected by a common geografical, histiorical and cultural inheritance.
www.wrotapodlasia.pl /en/region/euroregion_niemen   (228 words)

 Scenarios Europe 2020
The Danube-Drava-Sava Euroregional Cooperation is an international organization of counties and cantons, their county or cantonal seats, and chambers of commerce from the territories of the Republic of Hungary, Republic of Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina, established upon the signature of the Statute in Pécs on November 28, 1998.
The Euroregion extends to the Region of Eastern Macedonia - Thrace in Northern Greece and to the Region of Sofia in Southern Bulgaria.
Euroregion Baltic (ERB) was established in February 1998 as a cooperation between nine regions of Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Russia and Sweden.
www.mcrit.com /espon_scenarios/visions_euroregions.htm   (2166 words)

 Carpathian Foundation
The Carpathian Euroregion was established on February 14, 1993 in Debrecen, Hungary at a meeting of Foreign Ministers and representatives of regional and local governments from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine.
The Euroregion reflects the desire of the governments from the counties and prefectures where the borders of five countries meet to promote their history of multi-culturalism and ethnic diversity as they work together towards a common future of peace and prosperity.
While official statistics suggest that one in ten person of the total Euroregion’s population belongs to an ethnic minority, expert estimates, that take into account the complex history of the region and the present situation on the ground, one in six inhabitant of the Euroregion is a member of an ethnic minority.
www.carpathianfoundation.org /cf/web/hq/index.jsp?id=27   (505 words)

 Euroregion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Even though the Council of Europe sponsored term "euroregion" means a similar thing, it should not be confused with the European Union sponsored term regions in Europe.
It is difficult to associate one legal framework to the term "euroregion", as they operate across country borders and vary widely in their particular forms.
The naming convention for euroregions is as varied as the forms of the regions themselves.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Euroregion   (288 words)

 About of Euroregion Saule
The official languages of Euroregion "Saule" are English and Russian.
Euroregion is the member of Association of European Border Regions (AEBR).
The strengths of Euroregion Saule are that Saule is located on the border between EU and Russia, and also that the old Hanseatic road unify all the members of Euroregion.
www.siauliai.aps.lt /saule/about.html   (375 words)

 Euroregion Bug
The agreement was signed in Kowel by the Chairman of the Co-ordination Committee Jerzy Drygalski PhD on the Polish side and by the chief of presidential administration of Wolyn District and representative of the President of Ukraine in Wolyn Wlodzimierz J. Blazenczuk.
The Cross-Border Association Euroregion BUG, covering the areas located in the drainage area of the Bug River in Poland and Ukraine, was created in 1995 and it was enlarged three years later with the territory of Belarus.
An amendment to the agreement was signed by the Polish, Belarusian and Ukrainian parties on 22nd September 1999, on the basis of which the Polish party in the Association is represented by: the Chancellor of Lublin Voivodship, the Chairman of Regional Parliament (Sejmik) of Lublin Voivodship and the Governor of Lublin Voivodship.
www.euroregionbug.lubelskie.pl /viewpage.php?page_id=26   (3794 words)

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This paper examines the Euroregions and focuses on the Carpathian Euroregion as a case study of the evolving concept of transboundary cooperation.
First, major obstacles and problems to Euroregion success are being created by national governments concerned that the Euroregions are too distant from their central authority and, by definition, seeking to diminish and undermine national power by undertaking transboundary cooperation with neighbouring states.
Euroregions in general and the CER specifically are seen from their respective capital cities as making economic and political decisions and policies that should be the rightful domain of the central government.
www.dartmouth.edu /~gsfi/gsfiweb/htmls/papers/text4.htm   (14496 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Euroregion (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In European politics, a Euroregion is a form of transfrontier co-operation structure between two (or more) European countries.
Euroregions usually do not correspond to any legislative or governmental institution, do not have political power and their work is limited to the competences of the local and regional authorities which constitute them.
Although the term "euroregion" means a similar thing, it should not be confused with ordinary regions in Europe.
www.hallencyclopedia.com.cob-web.org:8888 /topic/Euroregion.html   (272 words)

 POMERANIA.NET> Euroregion Informationen - englisch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
EUROREGION POMERANIA is a border region of particular importance.
EUROREGION POMERANIA was established on 15 December 1995 in Szczecin, Poland.
The situation of the EUROREGION POMERANIA with respect to the flows of traffic in the region of the Baltic Sea is favourable for the economic development of the region.
www.pomerania.net /pom_projekt_en_kommun.cfm   (1512 words)

 CER | The Carpthians: Not that easy
Interestingly, those euroregions that include Poland's eastern neighbors are considerably bigger than those created in cooperation with Czechs, Slovaks and Germans, where agreements concerning access to a particular euroregion were signed by representatives of the local communities, not by governors of provinces.
It is important to indicate that what is commonly known as the Carpathian euroregion and includes the whole of the Carpathian Mountains is, in fact, an entity made of four smaller euroregions covering various parts of the diverse area that are the Carpathian Mountains.
The birth of the Tatra euroregion was also difficult because of the animosity of local authorities from the Slovak town Preszov and the Polish towns of Zakopane, Nowy Targ, and Nowy Sącz..
www.ce-review.org /01/14/kosc14.html   (1075 words)

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"Euroregion" is the name given to an entity that seeks voluntary transboundary cooperation in economic, social, cultural and other issues between two or more states and their local and regional governments.
Euroregions began in Western Europe after the Second World War as a way of finding new possibilities of preventing the reoccurrence of conflict and of nurturing mutual cooperation among countries.
The Carpathian Euroregion is an excellent model for such a demonstration; cooperation is underway in the areas of environment, tourism, economic developmen, civil society and local governance.
www.dartmouth.edu /~gsfi/gsfiweb/htmls/papers/text5.htm   (15875 words)

 Euroregion „Pro Europa Viadrina”
The total number of border checkpoints within Euroregion is six: four road and two railway connections that cross the border.
There is a major potential for Euroregion´s development in the extension of a comprehensive net of bicycle paths as well as of water resort tourism.
The German part of Euroregion "Pro Europa Viadrina" has been a region eligible to subsidies within the framework of the INTERREG II subsidizing pogramme and the Polish part of Euroregion has received subsidies from PHARE CBC (Cross Border Cooperation).
www.viadrina.org.pl /viadrina_gb.php   (458 words)

 RIS Euroregionu Labe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Euroregion Elbe / Labe is defined as an area at the Czech-German borderland situated in the eastern part of the European Union.
The Euroregion Labe is a union of municipalities established in conformity with the Law No. 128/2000 and seated in Ústí nad Labem, and is effective mainly in the area of the counties Teplice, Ústí nad Labem, Děčín, and Litoměřice.
Its establishment means a fulfillment of the General Agreement of the Euroregion Elbe / Labe, concluded on 24th June, 1992, modified on 14th February, 1995, which follows the “European Outline Convention on Transfrontier Co-operation between Territorial Communities”, approved by the Council of Europe in 1980.
labe.risy.cz /EN/About_8904.html   (601 words)

 Goethe-Institut Canada - Society - Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Located in the "three-country triangle" on the Polish, Czech and German borders, the Neisse-Nisa-Nysa Euroregion is not the first region to join forces voluntarily in a link based on common interests.
Launched under the patronage of Richard von Weizsäcker, Vaclav Havel and Lech Walesa, practical projects were the priority from the outset: the swift opening of new border crossing points, the restoration of former transport links, the expansion of economic cooperation, and contacts in the fields of tourism and culture.
One model project in the Euroregion which has already had a practical impact on daily life, but which is quite out of the ordinary, is the establishment of the cross-border Schkola Hartau.
www.goethe.de /ins/ca/lp/ges/eur/en112977.htm   (956 words)

 Launch of the Adriatic Euroregion
The Adriatic Euroregion was officially launched on 6 February in Venice, at an international conference that was being organised with the support of the Veneto Region (Italy).
The creation of an Adriatic Euroregion was an initiative of the Congress, first proposed on the occasion of an international conference in Termoli (8-9 November 2004).
''The Adriatic Euroregion is the first in a series of projects for semi-closed seas, to be followed by the Black Sea Euroregion and the Baltic Sea Euroregion'', President Di Stasi concluded.
www.coe.int /t/congress/11-dossiers/adriatique_en.asp?toPrint=yes   (201 words)

 Participants of the Carpathian Euroregion Transport Infrastructure Conference Appeal on the National Governments and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Participants of the international conference "Development of the Transport Infrastructure within the Carpathian Euroregion and its Impact on the Regions" addressed a manifesto to the governments and parliaments of the member countries.
The event held on October 23 - 24 2003 was organized by Association Region Karpaty with the co-operation of the Kosice Self-governing Region and Association of the Carpathian Region Universities.
The experts focused on the importance of the transport infrastructure for the fully balanced and rapid development of the regions within the Carpathian Euroregion and on the necessity of preparation of the common strategy for prospective development in this field.
www.kosice-region.sk /KSKWeb/english/78631.htm   (582 words)

 Geographical Association - Journals
The cross-Channel Euroregion was created in 1991 as a partnership between Kent, Nord-Pas-de-Calais (France) and the Belgian regions of Brussels, Flanders and Wallonia.
The Euroregion partners hoped that closer collaboration would allow a more coordinated response to the opportunities presented by the Channel Tunnel project and would also enable the region to confront its economic problems more effectively.
However, although its internal borders have become more permeable, the Euroregion has failed to develop as a coherent economic or political entity and its weaker sub-regions have gained least from the Channel Tunnel project and the associated improvements to the transport infrastructure.
www.geography.org.uk /journals/Journals.asp?articleID=173   (192 words)

 Investment opportunities of Pskov region :: Project Euroregions.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The project is aimed at securing a stable and balanced development of border territories in Estonia, Latvia and Russia (Pskov region) by combining efforts and coordinating activity of the regional authorities and institutions of local governing.Legal basis - Madrid Convention on Border Cooperation, Legislation of the Estonian Republic, the Latvian Republic and the Russian Federation.
The basic problem in common in all border territories of EUROREGION - the necessity to provide employment and residence in the area.
EUROREGION is formed under a treaty between two contracting parties for a period of 10-15 years
www.invest.pskov.ru /euroregion.php?lang=en&   (637 words)

 Euroregion Silesia
Euroregion działa na terenie powiatów przygranicznych Śląska Opawskiego i na terenie Gmin Dorzecza Górnej Odry.
Euroregion jest umową o związku Stowarzyszeń polskich i czeskich miast i gmin.
Euroregion oraz wszystkie jego organy działają zgodnie z przepisami prawa Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej i republiki Czeskiej.
www.euroregion-silesia.pl /informacje/umowa.htm   (922 words)

 Cottbus in the Euroregion „Spree-Neiße-Bober” / „Sprewa-Nysa-Bóbr“
The Euroregion focuses on effective reduction of splitting effect conluding from the peripheral location at the german-polish border line.
The basis for the functionality of the Euroregion is the safety device of the infrastructure, jobs and the rural area.
The Euroregion will be distinguished outwards with its potentials and the strategic location in the middle of Europe.
www.cottbus.de /buerger/ob/buero_ob/cbinternational/255001243.en.html   (371 words)

 DKMT - A Citizen's Euroregion
The increasing contribution of the civil sector in the cross-border cooperation in the DKMT Euroregion,
In accordance with the procedures stipulated by the current Protocol of Regional Cooperation, we ask that a distinctive issue should be added on the agenda of the next session of the Forum of Presidents, dedicated to the presentation of the demands formulated by the DKMT civic sector.
The present document is based on the Resolution adopted at the conference of the non-governmental organizations of the DKMT Euroregion, held in Timisoara, on March 23, 2002, and it is formulated in the spirit of Timisoara Declaration On Cross-border Regional Cooperation in South-Eastern Europe.
dkmt1.regionalnet.org /petitionE.html   (230 words)

 Saule Euroregion Office
The new Secretariat General of the Euroregion Saule was established on 15 february 2006 in Jelgava
The President of Euroregion is beeing elected every 3 year from different participating Country.
Euroregion "Saule" is one of partners in international project "Baltic Euroregional Network" (BEN), having a total budget of 1,4 mill.EUR.
www.siauliai.aps.lt /saule/news.html   (419 words)

 Euroregion Śląsk Cieszyński
The euroregion is located in the borderland of the north-east part of the Czech Republic and southern Poland.
The Olše river, upon which the towns of Český Těšín and Cieszyn are situated, creates a natural borderline for both parts of the euroregion that streches from Bohumín to Hrčava and from the town of Jastrzębie Zdrój to Istebna.
There is a main transportational line connecting norhern ad southern Europe going through the euroregion.
www.euroregion.olza.pl /index2/index_a.php   (411 words)

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