News, events

April 5, 2011 11:42 AM

EGTC working group meeting

The EGTC working group meeting was held at the Ministry of Public Administartion and Justice on 20 April 2011.

March 24, 2011 12:29 PM

CoR President Bresso urges 'upgrade' for EU cross-border cooperation

Regional and local authorities wishing to work together across national borders are still struggling with red tape, Committee of the Regions President Mercedes Bresso stressed today. Joining Hungarian Minister of State Erika Szabó at a conference in Gödöllő, President Bresso urged lawmakers to simplify the EU rules governing such cooperation, and open them up to social partners and non-EU countries.

March 19, 2011 11:21 AM

Pons Danubii, new EGTC in Slovakia and Hungary

The EGTC 'Pons Danubii' was officially established on 16 December 2010.

January 28, 2011 6:27 PM

CoR pushes for simpler cross-border cooperation rules, launches EGTC support platform

Mayors and regional presidents urged EU lawmakers to simplify the rules for delivering cross-border infrastructures and public services to citizens. At the Committee of the Regions plenary session in Brussels, they set out ways to improve a key legal tool, the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC). They also launched a platform for public authorities setting up and running such cross-border bodies.

January 27, 2011 6:26 PM

New EGTC set up in Hungary

The "ABAÚJ-ABAÚJBAN European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation" (Development Partnership), which has been developed on the basis of a Hungarian-Slovakian international partnership, was officially registered at the Budapest Metropolitan Court on 11 June 2010.

January 27, 2011 6:25 PM

Conference of EGTC and launch of the EGTC Platform

The Committee of the Regions organized the European Conference on European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation on 27th and the 28th January 2011.

January 26, 2011 6:24 PM

Commission Communications on Cross-border Taxation and VAT Reform

On 20 December 2010 the European Commission published a Communication which outlines the most serious tax problems that EU citizens face in cross-border situations and announces plans for solutions.

January 26, 2011 6:23 PM

Malta adopts National Provisions for the EGTC Regulation

19.01.2011. The Permanent Representation of Malta has notified the European Commission in relation to the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Order 2011 (AL 8/11), which has been adopted by the Prime Minister to implement the Regulation (EC) No 1082/2006 on EGTCs (European grouping of territorial cooperation).

January 26, 2011 6:22 PM

Euroregion Tirolo-Alto Adige-Trentino, a new EGTC under preparation

Based on the working group established by the euroregion partners in the common office of Bolzano that setup focuses on those objectives:

January 6, 2011 6:21 PM

The EGTC West Vlaanderen-Dunkerque-Côte d'Opale presents its cross-border health care area

The EGTC West-Vlaanderen Dunkerque Côte d'Opale presented its cross-border cooperation between hospitals in the border area between Belgium and France during the Forum of the Committee of the Regions "The Single Market Act: What's in it for Europe's regions and cities?" on 30 November 2010.