Category Archives: Organised by CODCR

Events Organised by CODCR

2014
• 8th European Conference of Danube Cities and Regions – Vienna, June 26th, 2014

The meeting of the extended Executive Committee and Office of the Council of Danube Cities and Regions (CODCR) was held on Thursday, June 26th 2014 at Vienna City Hall, “Wappensaal”. The thematic chosen for this meeting was “Perspectives of Urban Policies in the Danube Region”, and the speeches delivered addressed this issue from the perspective of establishing an Urban Platform for the Danube Region. Special guests and speakers at the event included Michael Haupl – Mayor of Vienna, Ivo Gonner – Mayor of Ulm and … Continue reading

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2013
• 7th European Conference of CODCR, 26 October 2013

Monday 28 October 09:00-12:00 The conference discussed the development of a strong, economical and cultural connected European macro-region along the Danube, through a broad mobilization of the economy, science, the media and civil society as a whole within the Danube region, with the local and regional level playing a central role. The event was organised by the CODCR together with Bucharest Municipality, under the patronage of  the European Commission – DG Regio. Present at the event were General Mayor of Bucharest … Continue reading

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• Danube Environment Forum, Tulcea/Romania, June 27-29, 2013

Initiated by the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Authority (DDBRA), the Council of Danube Cities and Regions and the Romanian Academy, Danube Environment Forum was held in Tulcea, on June 27-29, 2013. The event was organised under the patronage of the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, in partnership with Apa Nova Bucharest, the water division of the Veolia Environnement Group, and with the full support of the European Commission / Joint Research Centre. The aim of the Forum was to strengthen interregional, cross-border … Continue reading

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• Danube Agriculture Forum, Bucharest, June 5-8, 2013

Bucharest Forum-Debate – June 5-8, 2013 The University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest organized between 5 and 8 June 2013, the second edition of the International Conference “Agriculture for Life, Life for Agriculture”. This year the conference received a new dimension, hosting in the same time the 1st  “Danube Agriculture Forum”, focusing on research and innovation strategies for agriculture and sustainable rural development. Facing the current challenges of society and primarily dedicated to the life sciences, UASVM … Continue reading

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• Danube Education Forum, Alba Iulia, Romania, April 11-12, 2013

“1 Decembrie 1918” University Alba Iulia, Romania, April 11-12, 2013 Danube Education Forum – Education and Skills for Jobs, Growth and Stability took place within the premises of the “1 Decembrie 1918” University Alba Iulia, on April 11-12, 2013, and focused on education and training as core strategic assets for growth and competitiveness, having as a background the European Commission’s strategy on rethinking education meant to increase investments in skills for better socio-economic outcomes. Connecting universities to regional growth was … Continue reading

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• Meetings of Committee and Executive Office of Council of Danube Cities and Regions, Brussels, March 26, 2013

On March 26, 2013, took place in Brussels the meetings of the Committee and Executive Office of Council of Danube Cities and Regions (CODCR). The day started with a meeting with the Standing Committee of the ARGE Donaulander (Working Group of the Danube Countries), about future cooperation between the 2 organisation, held at the” Vienna House” – the City of Vienna Liaison Office to the EU. Further on, the joint delegation was received by EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes … Continue reading

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• Official visit of Lord Mayor of Ingolstadt Dr. Alfred Lehmann to Bucharest, February 6, 2013

Bucharest, February 6, 2013 Following the invitation of the Lord Mayor of Bucharest Dr. Sorin Oprescu, Dr. Alfred Lehmann had an official visit to Bucharest on February 6, 2013. The two mayors previously met on the occasion of the 1st Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region held in Regensburg, in November 2012, which reconfirmed that the Strategy is the key in the Region to promote growth and development. Mayor Oprescu underlined his commitment to developing Bucharest … Continue reading

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2012
• Danube Days Along the River Danube Stakeholders Celebrate Year One of the Strategy

BUCHAREST, June 29, 2012 The Key Stakeholders High Level Meeting Competitiveness and Innovation for Jobs and Economic Recovery in the Danube Region took place jointly at the Romanian Academy and Haus der Donau / Ghica Palace in Bucharest, on June 28-29, 2012, and addressed the main actors involved in the implementation process of the Strategy. The event was meant to promote innovation as the key element to reinforce European competitiveness and set its economic growth, to create jobs and improve the life standards of the citizens. As … Continue reading

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• Key Stakeholders High Level Meeting – Haus der Donau

BUCHAREST, June 28, 2012 CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH More than two thirds of the European population lives in urban areas. Cities are places where both problems emerge and solutions are found. They are fertile ground for science and technology, for culture and innovation, for individual and collective creativity, and for mitigating the impact of climate change. However, cities are also places where problems such as unemployment, segregation and poverty are concentrated. Looking ahead and developing visions of the cities of … Continue reading

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