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CODCR as a Participant

2016
• 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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2015
• Living the future on the Danube – Brussels, Belgium, 7 December 2015

The event has been held by the Danube Competence Center (DCC), in cooperation with the Danube Strategy Point of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) Priority Area 3 “To promote culture, tourism and people-to-people contact”, the National Tourism Organization of Serbia (NTO), and with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Main topic of the event was: “SMART Growth – Is tourism an answer for economic challenges in the Danube region? The panel discussion … Continue reading

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• Empowering & Partnership in the Danube Macro-Region – Bucharest-Romania, 24 September 2015

The EUSDR European Coordinator, Mr. Marco ONIDA (Head of Unit, DG REGIO), on the behalf of the European Commission and with the support of the Senate of Romania and of the Romanian Academy, has held a new Reunion of the Working Groups established by CLDR Romania and of other related Danube stakeholders. The event has been co-chaired by Senator Octavian MOTOC, Member of the European Affairs Committee of the Senate of Romania, and enjoyed the presence of the MPs Group … Continue reading

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• Assembly Meeting of National Advisory Board for implementing EUSDR – Bucharest-Romania, 09 September 2015

On this occasion two major events took place: 1) Assembly Meeting of National Advisory Board for implementing EUSDR Minister Peter Friedrich visited Bucharest and together with the delegation from Baden-Württemberg has been guest of honor in Haus der Donau. Members of the National Advisory Board for implementing EUSDR met the delegation from Baden-Württemberg. 2) Signing Ceremony of USAMV and STM Prof. Doru Pamfil, Rector of USAMV Cluj-Napoca, and Jürgen Raizner sign the Memorandum of Understanding on establishing the Steinbeis Transfer Centre at … Continue reading

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• The 6th Danube Academies Conference – Ulm-Germany, 17-18 April 2015

The two day event has been organized by the European Academy of Sciences and Arts Salzburg and the University of Ulm and covered various and important aspects from social and political area. Special attention was given on funding opportunities of EU programs H2020, EUREKA as well as to the Danube Strategy; the European identity through migration and culture evolution was discussed as well as water-ethics and de-contamination. Around 40 guests, among them scientists, industrial representatives, policy advisers and representatives of … Continue reading

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2014
• European Danube Forum – Göttweig- Austria, 10 October 2014

“LIFT OFF! How the Balkan Danube Region boosts business”. After successful start in 2013, Senat der Wirtschaft provided once more the ideal platform for business development to entrepreneurs in the Danube Region. At European Danube Forum significant subjects have been discussed in Göttweig, Austria: Environment and Agriculture Energy, Logistics STC Director Jürgen Raizner presented “Logistik der Zukunft im Donauraum” (Logistics of the future in Danube Region). Thematic speeches or experts were completed by key-notes of high level representatives of EU, of … Continue reading

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