Category Archives: 2011

CODCR as a Participant in 2011

2011
• Seminar about the Danube Region

VIENNA, December 19-20, 2011 The 2-days event that took place at the Technical University of Vienna Boecklsaal, gathered international planning experts, business representatives, politicians and students, and put in discussion the future of the Danube region and the associated challenges for policy and planning. A series of projects and proposals have been introduced in teh framework of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region, and their coordination and effective implementation represented the common concern of the participants. The seminar is … Continue reading

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• 2nd Meeting of the Steering Group of PA 8

BUCHAREST, December 5-6, 2011 The 2nd Meeting of the Steering Group for Priority Area 8 of the EUSDR took place in Bucharest, at Haus der Donau, on December 5-6, 2011, with the participation of the European Commission, officials from 10 riparian countries: Austria, Bulgaria, the Check Republic, Croatia, Germany, the Republic of Moldova, Serbia, Hungary and Romania, as well as representatives of the academic and business environments. Following the debates, it was concluded that there is a great interest in participating in the … Continue reading

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• 2nd Meeting of the Steering Group of PA 3

BUCHAREST, November 17, 2011 The Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism of Romania and the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism of Bulgaria organized the2nd Meeting of the Steering Group of the 3rd Priority Area of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region – “To promote Culture and Tourism, People to People Contacts” in Bucharest, on November 17. On this occassion, the Council of Danube Cities and Regions invitied all participants to the meeting at a cocktail party at the Haus … Continue reading

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• 2nd Meeting of the Steering Group of PA1a

BUCHAREST October 28, 2011 The 2nd Meeting of the Steering Group of PA1a) was organized by the Austrian and Romania Coordinators of the Priority area 1 a) – to improve mobility and multimodality : inland waterways, at the Romanian Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure, on October 28, 2011. The aim of the meeting was to discuss and conclude the Rules of Procedure of the Steering Group, to analyze the results from the kick-off meeting of the Working Group that took place in Bucharest, … Continue reading

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• Kick-off meeting of the Working Groups of PA1a)

BUCHAREST October 27, 2011 The Steering Group of PA1a) – to improve mobility and multimodality : inland waterways decided to establish five Working Groups in order to address the respective IWT related actions of the EUSDR Action plan: Modernize the Danube fleet Invest in education and jobs Implement River Information Services Improve the waterway infrastructure and the waterway management Develop multimodal ports and sustainable freight transport The Kick-off meeting of the Working Groups was organized by the Austrian and Romania Coordinators of … Continue reading

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• EU Cohesion Policy 2014+, Summit of regions, cities & municipalities

ST. POLTEN, NIEDEROSTERREICH October 20-21, 2011 2011 is a decisive year for the future of Cohesion Policy. After the presentation of the 5th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion and the proposal of the Multiannual Financial Framework 2014-2020 by the European Commission, the publication of the draft regulations for Structural Funds will mark the next important milestone. To this end, valuable preliminary work has already been carried out, for example through the initiative of 7 October 2010, initiated by … Continue reading

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• Reuniunea Consiliului Consultativ al Forumului national pentru implementarea Strategiei UE pentru regiunea Dunarii

BUCHAREST, October 19, 2011 Forumul National pentru implementarea Strategiei UE pentru Regiunea Dunarii a fost lansat de catre Ministrul Afacerilor Externe Teodor Baconschi la Palatul Parlamentului, la 30 martie 2011 si reprezinta o structura nationala menita sa asigure coerenta si sinergia actiunilor care vor fi desfasurate de Romania in cadrul procesului de implementare a Strategiei. Consiliul consultativ functioneaza pe baza principiului triple helix si este format din reprezentanti ai autoritatilor centrale, locale, mediului de afaceri, mediului academic si organizatiilor non-guvernamentale, vizand implementarea proiectelor din … Continue reading

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• 22th Meeting of Working-Group of Senior Officials and 21st Conference of Heads of Government

VIENNA, October 3, 2011 22th Meeting of Working-Group of Senior Officials and 21stConference of Heads of Government (ARGE Donauländer) were held on 3 October 2011 at Vienna’s City Hall. At the conference, participants discussed the Working Community’s future key activities in connection with the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) and adopted a joint declaration on the EUSDR. Simultaneously, the biennially rotating chair was officially handed over from the Province of Vienna to the Province of Lower Austria, which will assume this role … Continue reading

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• Meeting of the Board of the National Forum on Implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

BUCHAREST, September 28, 2011 The first meeting of the Board of the National Forum on implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region took place on September 28, 2011 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania. Attending the meeting were the Minister of Regional Development and Tourism, Elena Udrea, the Minister of Environment and Forests, Laszlo Borbely, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Hunor Kelemen, State Secretary Alexandru Nazare from the Ministry of Transports and Infrastructure, and State … Continue reading

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