Euroregion, Regio, Eurodistrict, Eurocity, Grande Région, many concepts do exist in order to describe a grouping of local authorities from different states on a common cross-border territory. Today, there is a large number and a great diversity of such cooperation structures in Europe but they all address the same objective: simplifying cooperation in order to actively improve the quality of live in border-areas.
- Do they have a legal form?
- Are the local authorities that are part of those structures always from the same level?
- What are their competences and capacities?
- How do they work, how are they organized?
This seminar intends to deal with all these questions allowing an exchange of experience between participants coming from different border-regions in Europe. It will be also the opportunity for the Euro-Institut to celebrate its 15th birthday.