Romanian EUSDR Presidency and Danube Strategy Point (DSP) launched today an online consultation through EUSDR platforms for better involving civil society representatives and general public in process of updating the actions and projects of strategic impact for the Danube Region included in the EUSDR Action Plan.

Via Carpatia EGTC is launching a project call within the framework of Small Project Fund. Applications can be continuously submitted in two PAs: Nature and Culture as well as Enhancing cross-border cooperation of public authorities and people living in the border area.

The new Action Plan for the Danube Region, a key document for the future of the European Macro-region, will be published in October 2019. On the 15th February at the last meeting of National Coordinators the 14 member states of the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) created a pathway for the new Action plan for the Danube Region as proposed by the Romanian presidency, with support of Danube Strategy Point (DSP) – the newly established coordination secretariat based in Vienna and Bucharest.

The Danube Transnational Programme is looking for the best videos showing the DTP projects' transnational cooperation activities and results! Create a video that captures the essence of your project both for stakeholders and the general public.

The voting will happen through Facebook, so keep an eye on #DTPVideoCompetition. 

For the competition rules and more information click here

The third call for proposals of the Danube Transnational Programme was open between the 28th of January 2019 and 8th of March 2019. During this period 276 submissions were received, meaning that 2.853 institutions from all the Danube region are involved as project partners in the 276 Expressions of Interest considered for assessment. Most of the Project Partners are from Romania, Slovenia and Hungary. For more information on the applications click here.  

One of the main competitions dedicated to INTERREG projects is open until the 30 April 2019 at 12:00 CET. The winning projects will be those that can present their project in an innovative way, using storytelling techniques. The 6 selected projects will be provided an opportunity to perform on stage during the EU week of Cities and Regions in the form of a Slam.

The European Commission recently published a booklet which briefly presents 12 good practices illustrating the success factors and the added value of cross-border cooperation in the health sector. The publication can be read and downloaded here.  

The call for the yearly European Commission award for the best and most innovative EU-funded projects in regional development is now open until the 9th of May. The REGIOSTARS are awarded to projects in five thematic categories (smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, urban development and a topic of the year).

Thus projects in the following 5 categories can be submitted:  

On 29 January 2019 the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions adopted the 2nd report on the implementation of the EU macro-regional strategies. The report's goal is to provide a detailed analysis on the EU macro-regional strategies: the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR), the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR), the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) and the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP).

Are you looking for an exciting volunteering experience at home or abroad? Do you want to make a difference and support projects promoting solidarity among people? If you are up for a challenge, and willing to dedicate yourself to helping other people then joint the Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) initiative. IVY is an action to offer the possibility to young EU citizens aged 18-30 to serve as volunteers in cross-border, transnational or interregional programmes and related projects.






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