Category Archives: 2016

2016
• Mixed Governmental Commission Baden-Württemberg – Romania – Göttweig-Austria, 15 July 2016

Work Program 2016-2018 has been agreed. Projects of Steinbeis Danube Center but also of Steinbeis Romania were accepted to put on the bilateral work program. “The cooperation with Steinbeis Network in Baden-Wuerttemberg shall be continued, along the already-established and the new lines of action.” (Protocol signed by Minister Costin Borc and Secretary of State Theresa Schopper) The projects focus on: Developing excellence centers for competitive measures in city and regional development in Romania; Dynamic mapping of the entrepreneurial, industrial and innovative … Continue reading

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• 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities – Bratislava-Slovenia, 8-9 July 2016

Every two years, the CoR holds a European Summit of Regions and Cities. These summits bring elected representatives from regional and local authorities together to discuss the main challenges facing the European Union. The Summit was organized by the European Committee of the Regions and co-hosted by the Bratislava Self-Governing Region and the City of Bratislava, in cooperation with the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU. Gathering over 700 participants and opened to all CoR members, this major … Continue reading

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• Sustainability of Tourism Development and Security in the Danube region – Ruse-Bulgaria, 17 June 2016

Main topic of the high level conference consisted in development of harmonized system for monitoring and statistical information for tourism in the Danube region, and perspectives for Danube brand development. Special guests at the event: – Mr. Boyko Borissov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria (TBC) – Mrs. Corina Cretu, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy – Mrs. Rumyana Bachvarova, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Republic of Bulgaria – Mr. Vasile Dincu, Deputy Prime Minister and … Continue reading

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• 10th Steering Group meeting of PA5 – “Management of Environmental Risks” of the EUSDR – Bucharest-Romania, 29 February 2016

The Priority Area 5 of the EUSDR, responsible for managing environmental risks held its 10th Steering Group Meeting in Bucharest, Romania on the 29th of February 2016. The event was opened by Ms. Silvia Davidoiu, Romanian National Coordinator of the EUSDR, also by Mr. Frithjof Ehm, representative of the European Commission from DG REGIO, by Mr. Matija Vilfan, Head of the Danube Strategy Point (DSP) and Mr. Gheorghe Constantin representing the Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests, Romania. One of … Continue reading

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• Ministerial Conference on combating terrorism in the Danube region – Sofia-Bulgaria, 21-22 January 2016

The Ministers responsible for Home Affairs and authorized representatives of the respective Ministries of the Danube Region countries took part in the Ministerial Conference on Combating Terrorism in the Danube Region.  Reiterating the decision from the Danube Security Conference in May 2013 to continue the active work on the main thematic areas for cooperation, while staying flexible and adjusting to the current challenges and needs in the area of security, the Ministers agreed that the common preventive capacity of the … Continue reading

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• The 5th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region – Bratislava-Slovakia, 3-4 November 2016

In the framework of the Presidency of Slovakia in the Danube macro-regional strategy, the Government Office of the Slovak republic organized, in cooperation with the European Commission, a frontline event of the Strategy entitled „Innovative Flows – Water, Knowledge and Innovation in the Danube Region“. The Annual Forum was officially opened by the Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, the Vice-President of the European Commission for Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič and the European Commissioner for Education, Youth and Sport and … Continue reading

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