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Consultation on the modernisation of EU public procurement policy

Publicated on: April 13, 2011

The European Commission has launched a consultation on the modernisation of the EU public procurement policy, open till the 18 April.

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EGTC working group meeting

Publicated on: April 5, 2011

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

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

Publicated on: March 24, 2011

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.

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Pons Danubii, new EGTC in Slovakia and Hungary

Publicated on: March 19, 2011

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

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

Publicated on: January 28, 2011

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.

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New EGTC set up in Hungary

Publicated on: January 27, 2011

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.

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Conference of EGTC and launch of the EGTC Platform

Publicated on: January 27, 2011

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

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Commission Communications on Cross-border Taxation and VAT Reform

Publicated on: January 26, 2011

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.

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Malta adopts National Provisions for the EGTC Regulation

Publicated on: January 26, 2011

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).

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

Publicated on: January 26, 2011

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

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