Month: February 2018

EC President Jean-Claude Juncker is on tour in the Western Balkans

Following the announcement of a new strategy for EU enlargement, the President of European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker is on tour in the Western Balkans, together with EU High Representative for Foreign Policy and Security, Federica Mogherini and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Khan. The EU delegation will meet in five days the governments of Albania, Bosnian Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kossovo and Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia. Juncker’s tour will end on March 1st in Sofia, where, at the invitation of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, he will attend dinner with the heads of the six Western Balkan countries. The Juncker’s common...

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Blue Kep Project

BLUE KEP (BLUE Knowledge Exchange Program and integration of education systems in the cross border area) is a cooperation project, financed by Interreg Italy Croatia Programme 2014- 2020 and leaded by the Italian partner Informest. The Adriatic Ionian Euroregion is mainly responsible for the communication and for ensuring the outputs transferability in the macro-regional area. Five Italian and Croatian members of the Euroregion are involved as partner in the project. Short description of the project Title and Acronym: BLUE KEP – BLUE Knowledge Exchange Program and integration of education systems Programme: Interreg Italy-Croatia, call for proposal 2017 Standard+ Priority...

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European Commission adopts new enlargement strategy for the Western Balkans countries

The European Union has a new strategy for enlargement which includes six Western Balkan countries: Albania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and the self-proclaimed Republic of Kosovo, which is not yet recognized by all current Member States. The document was presented in Strasbourg on 6 February 2018 by the High Representative for the EU’s Foreign and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini. She indicates a date, year 2025, which is not “a target but represents a realistic perspective”. “The leaders of the Western Balkans have made a clear choice, the choice of bringing their countries inside the...

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The AIE’s member regions gathered for its General Elective Assembly in Termoli, Italy on 8 February 2018

      The XV AIE General Elective Assembly, hosted by Molise Region, was held in Termoli on 8/02/2018 involving the members of the association and focused on statutory issues and the renewal of the AIE bodies. The agenda for the meeting involved a debate on the past and future activities of the association, its participation in EUSAIR initiatives and the European projects. Also the initiative AI-NURECC was adopted meaning that the Adriatic Ionian Euroregion will collaborate with the most important macro-regional institutions in order to realize a joint project focused on Macro-regional strategy. The Assembly approved the AIE...

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