3 The content view ... Pillar 1: Connecting the Danube Region PAC 1-3PAC 1-3Pillar 2: Protecting the Environment in the Danube RegionPillar 2: Protecting the Environment in the Danube RegionPAC 4-6PAC 4-5Pillar 3: Building Prosperity in the Danube RegionPillar 3: Building Prosperity in the Danube RegionPAC 7-9PAC 7-9Pillar 4: Strengthening the Danube RegionPillar 4: Strengthening the Danube RegionPAC 10-11PAC 10-11
4 The financial view ... National EU Regional How to label? Instrument A Structural FundObj. 1Instrument BInstrument CInstrument IStructural FundObj. 2Instrument D, ...Structural FundObj. 3Instrument IIInstrument III7th Research FrameworkInstrument IVEAFPD, EFFTEN, EIB, ...Instrument. V, ...How to label?
5 Council The institutional view ... Implementation Project Project High Level GroupCouncilEuropean CommissionNational Contact PointsImplementationPACFundingProgramme2 PAC+ 14 members ofSteering Group+ ECWorking GroupsFundingProgrammeInteract Lab GroupFundingProgrammeFundingProgrammeThematic SeminarsAnnual ForumAll relevant StakeholdersProjectProjectProjectProjectProject
6 The operative view ...PRIORITY AREA 6 Preserving biodiversity, landscapes and the quality of air and soilsTASKS OF THE PACs (cont.)Ensure policy discussions and policy developmentIdentify Project Leaders and assist them in order to facilitate the implementation of projectsSeek for available funding opportunities and make full use of already existing sources of informationEnsure communication and visibility of results, promote public awarenessIdentify new project ideasMonitor and report to the Commission on the progress
7 Conclusions ...To develop macro-regional strategies is complex and challenging and needs the involvement of stakeholders on different levelsMacro-regional strategies are about to become important multi level governance approaches throughout EuropeMacro-regional strategies and funding instruments (esp. transnational strand of European Territorial Co-operation) should better fit togetherSuccessful macro-regional strategies require a spirit of co-operation (each actor should bring in it’s competencies and know how)