The 4th Meeting of the EGTC Approval Authorities

Publicated on: April 20, 2015

Agenda with the speakers' presentations

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The 4th Meeting of the EGTC Approval Authorities

16-17 April 2015, Budapest, Hungary


16 April 2015, Thursday

Experiences on the implementation of the amended EGTC regulation              

Moderator: Péter KISS-PARCIU Head of Department, Cross-border Economic Cooperation Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary 

Sharing experience: representatives of the Approval Authorities and of the European Commission

Introducing good practices of the EGTCs, their role in economic development in the programming period 2014-2020: Results of the 2007-2013 financial period, and an outlook on the 2014-2020 programming period from the perspective of economic development goals

Moderator: Alfonso ALCOLEA MARTINEZ, EGTC Platform, Committee of the Regions 

Implementation experiences

Introducing the experience of the Committee of the Regions based on the Monitoring Report

Experiences of EGTCs

17 April 2015, Friday

EGTC as an instrument for supporting economic development and business environment

Moderator:  Christian WEINBERGER Senior Advisor, Entrepreneurship and SME Policy, Directorate General of Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission


Opening remarks by the Moderator (presentation)

National Strategies to develop SMEs

 Economic development as an objective in cooperation programs

Introduction of new possibilities in economic development taking into consideration cross-border programs and co-operation 


  Summary and closure of the conference:

Gyula Ocskay Secretary General Central European Service for Cross Border Initiatives CESCI