AEBR - Cross Border Award „Sail of Papenburg“ 2018:


The AEBR Cross Border Award "Sail of Papenburg" donated by the Ems Dollart Region in 2002 will also be presented in 2018. The theme of this year's award is


Education and Employment in Cross-Border Regions


We are delighted that Mrs Corina Creţu, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, will once again be patronising this year together with Mr Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions.


One or more outstanding measures of a border or cross-border region will be honoured. An independent jury appointed by the AEBR Executive Committee will evaluate the proposals submitted. The award of the winning project will take place in the context of the AEBR annual conference, which will take place on 20-21 September 2018 in Oulu/Finland. We ask all applicants for the award "Sail of Papenburg" 2018 to make a note of the date of the award ceremony.


The application form and the conditions for the award of the Sail of Papenburg 2018 as well as further information can also be found below.

We look forward to receiving your applications and ask you to submit them in English by 15 July 2018 at the latest.

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