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EdTWIN–Education Twinning for European Citizenship

Reducing prejudices amongst youngsters and fostering skills and competences needed for the Central European labour market – that is the aim of EdTwIN, a unique educational twinning programme in Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.

Cross Border Contingency Plans for U.S.-Mexico Sister Cities

The concept of sister city contingency plans was established in 1983 by the Joint Response Team (JRT). Recognizing that chemical emergencies affect the local community first, JRT members agreed that subsequent planning efforts would be needed for the 28 sister cities – 14 in Mexico and the adjacent 14 in the United States – that could be affected by a major hazardous substance release. The sister city contingency plan program was created to meet that need.

DeCoDe: Challenges of Regional Centres: Depopulation Control, Development

The project aims to create an international, sustainable network of European cities, which are regional centres in their countries, in order to share experiences on depopulation and return migration processes and their impact. This project was organized within the framework of the European Union program “Europe for Citizens”.

Attracting Human Resources and Improving the Quality of Work in European Municipalities” Recruit potential (“Recruit potential – VET measures for Inclusive Employers”)

The aim of the project is to implement measures to even out the division of the labor market by performing an analysis of labor demand and supply. The general goal is to support education, training in Europe, to promote international cooperation between EU countries as well as to create a sustainable cooperation network between the cities and municipalities involved in the project. The specific goal of the project is the implementation of measures to even out the division of the labor market by performing labor demand / supply analysis and relevant training.

Welcome and Integration for Refugees in Europe

The project Welcome and Integration Process for Refugees in Europe (WIR project) covers the most important and challenging theme that nowadays the European Union and its members are facing: the migration phenomenon and the welcoming and integration of refugees. The project unfolded in 9 events which were contributed to the exchange of knowledge among the participated municipalities

Border People

The project “Border People” works to produce and to centralize the relevant legal and practical information, to publish it on its digital documentary portal. It so aims at strengthening the mobility and market of employment in Ireland by guiding its citizens on both sides of the border in their daily initiatives (tax systems, banking activities, schooling, etc.)

Integration of disabled people into professional life

This project focuses on an important and complex issue of integration of disabled people into professional life. There can be no full integration unless it also takes into account work opportunities for people with disabilities. This event provided disabled people from different countries of theEuropean Union with an opportunity to identify best practices and limitations they face concerning full professional integration.


3land is a large-scale town planning project between Basel, Huningue, and Weil-am-Rhein. The aim is to define together, and in a coordinated manner, the urban development of the new “Dreiländereck” district located at the heart of the tri-national conurbation alongside the Rhine.

Healthcare project Salute-Zdravstvo

The project “Construction of a network of cross-border health services” aims at improving the use and the performance of social-health services within the cross-border territory of the EGTC GO, through a work of integration between the services and health facilities involved in the project

Waste management project between Châtellerault (France) and Kaya (Burkina Faso)

The consortium of local authorities from Nouvelle-Aquitaine, headed by Châtellerault in France and Kaya in Burkina Faso, is benefiting from new funding from the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (Sustainable Cities in Africa). The project comprises four actions, the first three of which are taking place in Burkina-Faso, the fourth, in France, focusing on raising awareness of waste issues in Nouvelle-Aquitaine and around the world.