"The more European integration is reinforced, the more the Regions and regionalism in Europe will have an essential role to play. European integration and regionalism are two sides of the same coin: European integration unites the States, structures and economies; regionalism and interregional cooperation unite communities, cultures and people", Luc Van Den Brande, AER … [Read more...]
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Headlines: What is the role of the Regions in the Europe of the XXIst century? Putting subsidiarity into practice Promoting regional and local autonomy Developing cooperation to succeed in EU enlargement Allowing the media to play a linking role For a Europe with the Regions >AER Strategy 2000 for the Regions of Europe “The Regions’ contribution to EU … [Read more...]
Headlines: The Regions play an important role in promoting Employment Help for SMEs First steps towards decentralisation in Great Britain The Amsterdam Treaty >Ratification in progress 350 years of the Treaty of Westphalia East-West Cooperation >Preparing the regions for EU enlargement Social and employment affairs >The need for interregional … [Read more...]
Headlines: Agenda 2000, employment and EU Enlargement at the heart of our work Promotion of employment Regionalism in action: Poland M. Dammeyer, new President of the CoR Three seminars for promoting our ideas Regional Policy >The European Commission welcomes AER Resolution on the Structural Funds New President for the East-West Committee … [Read more...]
The regions of Aquitaine (F), Euskadi and Navarra (E) are geographically and historically close so it is quite natural that they got together. Aquitaine and Euskadi established a cooperation protocol in 1989 and Navarra joined them in 1992, thus sealing a fruitful institutional collaboration. The main objectives of this cooperation are: to exchange information on … [Read more...]
On 3rd December 1997, the AER Bureau elected Ivan Jakovcic as the new President of the East-West Committee (II). Mr Jakovcic is 41 years old and a graduate from the Zagreb Foreign trade Faculty. He has been the President of the Istrian regional party, “IDS-DDI” since 1991. In 1992 he entered the Chamber of Deputies of the Croatian Parliament and re-entered in 1995 and 1997. … [Read more...]