Presentation on theme: "Cross-border cooperation and regional development"— Presentation transcript:
1 Cross-border cooperation and regional development Porto, 19 April 2013Jean PEYRONYDirector-General of MOT,Executive Director of CECICN
2 CECICN = city networks involved in cooperation (cross-border and macro regions) Les activités en cours:Réalisation d’un livre blanc sur la coopération territoriale en co-production avec l’ARFEPréparation d’une conférence sur la coopération territoriale avec le Comité des Régions (2012)
3 matrix CECICN and AEBR document Cooperation contributing on Smart CooperationCooperation contributingto the Single Market and EU 2020Free movement of peopleFree movement of goods/capitalFree movement of servicesSmart Growth-student mobilitycooperation between universitiesjoint smart specialization…-CB and transnational clusters-development of CB/ transnational trading links-…development of services within CB metropolitan regionsShared use of ICTSustainable Growth-CB public transport-coherent planning and management of infrastructureInter-operable sustainable transport modesCB wastewater treatment, energy networksJoint management of natural resourcesInclusive GrowthCB EURESMutual recognition of diplomasCB hospitals-CB venture capital funds-CB health and social services-joint education and trainingmatrix
5 Free movement of people Free movement of goods/capital CECICN and AEBR documenton Smart CooperationCooperation contributingto the Single Market and EU 2020Projects in the Upper Rhine regionFree movement of peopleFree movement of goods/capitalFreedom of servicesSmart Growth-student mobilitycooperation between universitiesjoint smart specializationEx: « EUCOR » Project-CB and transnational clusters-development of CB/ transnational trading linksEx: « Science Offensive »development of services within CB metropolitan regionsShared use of ICTEx: The INFOBEST - NetworkSustainable Growth-CB public transport-coherent planning and management of infrastructureEx: CB Tram line, Ecocity project:« Strasbourg-Kehl,Inter-operable sustainable transport modesCB wastewater treatment, energy networksJoint management of natural resourcesInclusive GrowthCB EURESMutual recognition of diplomasCB EmploymentEx: the CB Job Center in Kehl-CB venture capital funds-…-CB health and social servicesEx: the CB Childcare centre-joint education and training
6 Key idea: Improving the strategic dimension of cooperation CECICN and AEBR documenton Smart CooperationKey ideas for Smart CooperationKey idea: Improving the strategic dimension of cooperationWhat is true for macro-regions also applies to CB cooperationNeed for strategies for “cross-border regions”Member States coordinating strategies, legislation, financing and institutions, across borders; with the support of the EUAll OPs, and national/regional programs, can contribute to ETC; ETC OPs=catalystETC: flagship instrument of territorial cohesion: should be included in all strategic documents (CSF; national PAs, coordinated across borders).
8 Entry point for programming: Integrated territorial developmentEntry point for programming:Concentration on Europe 2020 objectivesThematicdimension:Smart growthResearch & InnovationICTSMESustainable growthLow-carbon economyResource efficiencyRisk preventionSustainable transportInclusive growthEmploymentSocial inclusionCombating povertyEducationTerritorialdimension:Cities and urban areasGovernancemechanism:Deprived urban areas and neighbourhoodsCity-regions, metropolitan areasITI, CLLD, territorial axis,…Rural areas, etc.Functional areas, cross-border regions