News

In this section, you will find information from the AEBR Head Office as well as news from the member regions of AEBR. All AEBR member regions can apply for a password in order to get access to the administration section. Other regions or institutions interested in publishing their news in this section should contact the AEBR Head Office.
 
AEBR
AMiD Project
19.09.2019
 
IN MEMORIAM
17.09.2019
 
Third edition of AEBR’s Cross-Border School
3 rd AEBR’s Cross Border School “The culture of Cross-Border Cooperation” will be held in Dresden (Euregio Elbe/Labe, Germany) on 23 October 2019. CB School is a meeting point for ...
21.05.2019
 
AEBR at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2019
The European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) 2019 will run from 7 to 10 October in Brussels. AEBR is in a planning phase as it will be present at the event with three workshops: on overcoming CB ob...
21.05.2019
 
Identifying obstacles to cross-border cooperation with b-solutions’ second call for proposals
The second call for proposals for the selection of thirty-five advice cases under the pilot initiative b-solutions closed on 12th April 2019. 44 cases have been submitted, being most popular topic ...
20.05.2019
 
Strengthening the initiative “Interreg Volunteer Youth”
The initiative “Interreg Volunteer Youth” (IVY) continues successfully with about 300 young Europeans who have been volunteering for Interreg Programmes and Projects so far. The geographi...
20.05.2019
 
Summit of EU Leaders on 9 May in Sibiu
EU27 leaders met in Sibiu (Romania) to discuss about our common future just before European Election and agreed on a 10 Commitments Declaration for a united Europe, with joint solutions to deliver wh...
13.05.2019
 
News of the Cohesion Alliance on the follow up of future legislative and financial proposals
The Alliance keeps on working following up, disseminating and advocating to keep Cohesion policy as an essential part of EU policies, and particularly at the dawn of the European Election 2019. While...
13.05.2019
 
AEBR Executive Committee in Saarbrucken, Germany
AEBR Executive Committee members met in Saarbrucken (Saarland, Germany), in the territory of the Greater Region, last 5 th April 2019 to discuss the latest news on cohesion and regional policy, to r...
08.04.2019
 
Workshop in Saarbrucken on the European CB Mechanism and b-Solutions
Saarland hosted a workshop on the European Cross-Border Mechanism (ECBM) and b-Solutions in the Greater Region on 5 April, just before AEBR Executive Committee meeting. Several b-Solutions cases migh...
08.04.2019
 
National Territorial Cohesion Contact Points meeting in Bucharest, 19-20 March 2019
A new meeting of the NTCCP took place in Bucharest on 19-20 March during the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU. This working group of member states, EU institutions, regional and local ass...
26.03.2019
 
AEBR received great attention during the European Summit of Cities and Regions in Bucharest on 14-15 March 2019
AEBR vice-president Pavel Branda participated in the important thematic debate with commissioner Cretu and shared with the audience composed by more than 500 EU, national and local politicians the AE...
18.03.2019
 
8th Summit of Regions and Cities in Bucharest on 14-15 March
The 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities “(Re)New Europe” brought together EU, national, local and regional authorities in Bucharest on 14-15 March 2019 at the Bucharest Summit. They...
18.03.2019
 
Final workshop to deliver a TIA methodology to observe CBC programmes in border regions
On 12-14 March 2019 the participants in the project “TIA CBC - Territorial Impact Assessment for Cross-Border Cooperation” managed by ESPON met in Porto to organize latest tasks. Represen...
18.03.2019
 
Workshop on Migration in Sevilla, side event of the 10th Plenary of ARLEM, the Euro-Mediterranean Local and Regional Assembly
The 10th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM), of which AEBR is a member, took place on 26 and 27 February 2019 in Seville, Spain. ...
05.03.2019
 
Interreg Volunteer Youth: Latest Goals Met
The initiative Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) has overcome the number of 260 volunteers in February 2019 and keeps on growing. In the last months, IVY volunteers have participated in many local or...
04.03.2019
 
B-solutions second call is open
AEBR and DG Regio have opened the second call for b-solution projects. Cross-border cooperation practitioners (public authorities) can submit a short description of the legal or administrative obst...
01.03.2019
 
CoR President Mr Lambertz visited AEBR’s Project Office
Mr Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) since July 2017 and former President of the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), visited AEBR’s pro...
27.02.2019
 
In Memoriam: Gema González
Gema has passed away on February 2019 after a gruelling illness. In the last years, she has collaborated with AEBR in may activities, events and projects related to the AEBR Global Initiative to pr...
26.02.2019
 
Looking Beyond Our Borders Report
Looking Beyond Our Borders Report examines cross-border strategies, models and solutions applicable to the Central Border Region of Ireland / Northern Ireland. Prepared by AEBR for the Irish ...
25.02.2019
 
Publication: Integración y Paradiplomacia Transfronteriza: experiencias comparadas del río Bravo hasta la Patagonia
Oddone, N. and Ramos, J.M. (coords.) Integración y Paradiplomacia Transfronteriza: experiencias comparadas del río Bravo hasta la Patagonia , volumes I and II, El Colegio de la Fron...
24.02.2019
 
Successful digital transformation is key for territorial cohesion
Local and regional leaders meeting in Palermo at the end of February to emphasize that the challenge of territorial cohesion can only be addressed if the EU's next long-term budget helps cities and r...
14.02.2019
 
AEBR's growing involvement in ESPON: CPS and CB TIA
The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) is involved in two ESPON targeted analyses: Cross-Border Public Services (CPS) and Territorial Impact Assessment for Cross-Border Cooperation (TIA-CB...
12.02.2019
 
8th European Summit of Regions and Cities – (RE)New EUrope
On 14-15 March Bucharest will host the 8 th Summit of Regions and Cities , gathering EU, national, local and regional leaders to discuss the future of the European Union and how to involve the c...
10.02.2019
 
#CohesionAlliance and the debates around the new programming period
#CohesionAlliance and the debates around the new programming period #CohesionAlliance has now 10 000 supporters! The community wants a stronger #cohesionpolicy in the next #EUBudget, ahead...
10.02.2019
 
III Cross-Border School 2019
Prior to the AEBR Annual Conference, the third AEBR Cross-Border School will take place on 23 rd October 2019 in Dresden. This year the subject of the Cross-Border School is “The Culture of Cr...
10.02.2019
 
AEBR Global Initiative
Looking at AEBR’s activities outside the European continent, many successful achievements have been fulfilled in the last semester of 2018. ...
05.02.2019
 
Streamlining TEN-T implementation
At its Plenary Session of 6-7 February 2019, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted the opinion on "Streamlining TEN-T implementation" by rapporteur Michiel Scheffer (NL/ALDE), stressing...
05.02.2019
 
Thematic issues: Labour Mobility
The latest (2018) Annual Report on Intra-EU Labour Mobility shows that the large growth in mobility seen in 2015 and 2016, has slightly slowed down. Here you can download the report. In pages 77...
05.02.2019
 
AEBR and DG Regio organised a meeting with b-solutions beneficiaries
On 31 January, AEBR, together with the European Commission, organised a meeting in Brussels with the project partners resulting from the first call for proposals opened under the b-solutions initi...
04.02.2019
 
Thematic issues: Connecting Europe Transport Call
The CEF (Connecting Europe Facility) Transport Call is open since 8 January 2019: 2019 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) call for proposals . This call aims specifically to the development of cr...
04.02.2019
 
In Memoriam: Paweł Adamowicz (1965-2019), Mayor of Gdansk
Paweł Bogan Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk (Poland) since 1998, passed away on 14 January 2019 after a brutal attack the previous day during a live charity event in his home town. This Polis...
30.01.2019
 
Euroregion Spree-Neisse-Bober points out in Brussels the importance of cross-border cooperation and people-to-people projects along German-Polish border
AEBR was invited to accompany representatives from Spree-Neiße-Bober (SNB) headed by Landrat Harald Altekrüger, German President of SNB, and Czesław Fiedorowicz, Polish President o...
27.01.2019
 
Cross-border Award “Sail of Papenburg” 2018
Since 2002, AEBR, ensuing an initiative of the Ems Dollart region, bestows annually the Cross Border Award „Sail of Papenburg", the only Europe-wide tendered prize for cross-border coopera...
25.09.2018
 
AEBR Annual Conference 2018
On occasion of AEBR’s annual conference of 2018, host organization Bothnian Arc and AEBR offered to the members, practitioners and interested in cross-border issues a programme focused on smart...
25.09.2018
 
AEBR Executive Committee meeting and General Assembly
Members of the Association of European Borders Regions (AEBR) gathered once more on occasion of the Executive Committee meeting , the General Assembly, and the ensuing AEBR Annual Conference taking p...
24.09.2018
 
In Memoriam: Professor Charles Ricq-Chappuis
Professor Charles Ricq passed away on 30 July 2018. AEBR will bear memory of his engagement and contribution. With sincere sympathy and recognition we expressed our deepest condolence to his famil...
19.09.2018
 


Members
Cross-Border Data: A Hype or a Real Need?
Discussions about the need of cross-border data are taking higher and higher volumes. The main reasoning is that without an availability of cross-border data, cross-border regions are unable to make ...
14.05.2019
 
Anniversaries
2018 was a very important year for several euroregions, as they celebrated round anniversaries: EUREGIO its 60 th , and Bayerisches Wald-Böhmerwald-Mühlviertel , Egrensis , Spree-Ne...
19.02.2019
 


Partners
Climate change, decarbonisation and coal regions transition
We present an analysis on the global violet and green wave as one of current global drives, the need to adapt to climate change, and decarbonisation as an urgent task. We propose a cross-border appro...
14.05.2019
 
Cross-border observation, interaction and institutionalisation
A traditional scenario of successful institutional CBC is the French-German border, where a renewed Treaty has been recently signed, breathing new life into their place at the centre of the EU, and s...
13.05.2019
 
Brexit and new challenges
Following our series of articles and review around Brexit, here we analyse latest developments, a study of the Bertelsmann Foundation on the impact of Brexit on Europe’s countries and regions, ...
07.05.2019
 
EUREGHA event on CB Health in Lower Austria
There is a growing interest in the development of deeper CBC on healthcare issues. Here you will find some links to interesting documents and the initiative of EUREGHA and partners in this direction,...
18.03.2019