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EUSALP - EU Strategy for the Alpine Region

The Alpine area is composed of territories with contrasted demographic, social and economic trends and a great cultural and linguistic diversity. This diversity goes along with a great variety of governance systems and traditions. Both the common specificities of the Alpine area and its variety and diversity call for cooperation. An Alpine macro-regional strategy would provide an opportunity to improve cooperation in the Alpine States as well as identifying common goals and implementing them more effectively through transnational collaboration. EUSALP constitutes a strategic agenda that should guide relevant policy instruments at EU, national and regional level, by closely aligning and mutually reinforcing them.

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2nd EUSALP Annual Forum in Innsbruck

The Alpine Region will meet on 20 and 21 November at the Congress Innsbruck under the motto “shaping.future.together. with the next generation”.

What you can expect:

  • Keynote speeches and discussions
  • Opportunities to meet and network with people from the entire Alpine Region
  • Thematic workshops on the key challenges of the Alpine Region
  • Pitch competition for youth projects with audience voting
  • Framework programme with project presentations, exhibitions, climbing wall and culinary specialities from the Alpine Region

 

Be part of it – discuss with experts, find partners for projects, inform and connect yourself!

PITCH YOUR PROJECT @ ANNUAL FORUM 2018

YOUR ALPS! YOUR FUTURE! YOUR IDEA!

THE EU IS LOOKING FOR YOUR PROJECTS!

  • Do you have a project idea concerning the Alpine Region?
  • Are you between 16 and 25 years old?
  • Are you citizen/resident of one of 7 Alpine countries?
  • Do you want to participate in the future with the EU as your partner?

APPLY NOW UNTIL 31 OCTOBER 2018!

Latest news

Message in a Bottle: Communication across MRS

Kristanov trg 1 Izola, Slovenia
19th Sep 2018
The workshop held in Izola on September 18th, organised by Interact, has been the occasion to discuss with the other macroregional strategies the role of communication in implementing the strategic objectives of the different strategies.
Registration 2nd EUSALP Annual Forum 2018

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL FORUM OF THE EU STRATEGY FOR THE ALPINE REGION IS OPEN!

Congress Innsbruck Dogana Rennweg 3 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
11th Sep 2018
Registration for the 2nd Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region is open!

Smart specialisation (RIS3): European workshop on Universities as Regional Lead Institutions

University of Graz in Austria
10th Sep 2018
The 4th EUA Annual Workshop on Smart Specialisation (RIS3) entitled “Universities as Regional Lead Institutions” will take place on 13 November 2018 at the University of Graz in Austria. 

6th AG8 meeting

Hinterstoder
26/09/2018 - 09:00 to 19:00
Internal meeting

On 26th of September AG8 will meet for their 6th AG meeting in Hinterstoder, Austria.

September 2018

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1st Thematic Policy Area meeting
2nd Thematic Policy Area meeting
3rd Thematic Policy Area meeting
EU team meeting
EUSALP presentation event
Executive Board meeting
General Assembly meeting
General meeting
Internal meeting
Main event
Workshop
Virtual room

EUSALP Action Groups

1st Thematic Policy Area
"Economic Growth and Innovation"

Action Group 1

To develop an effective research and innovation ecosystem

Action Group 2

To increase the economic potential of strategic sectors

Action Group 3

To improve the adequacy of labour market, education and training in strategic sectors

2nd Thematic Policy Area
"Mobility and Connectivity"

Action Group 4

To promote inter-modality and interoperability in passenger and freight transport

Action Group 5

To connect people electronically and promote accessibility to public services

3rd Thematic Policy Area
"Environment and Energy"

Action Group 6

To preserve and valorise natural resources, including water and cultural resources

Action Group 7

To develop ecological connectivity in the whole EUSALP territory

Action Group 8

To improve risk management and to better manage climate change, including major natural risks prevention

Action Group 9

To make the territory a model region for energy efficiency and renewable energy

Cross-cutting Policy Area

Governance, including Institutional Capacity

The EUSALP governance model has to ensure a sound and effective implementation of the Strategy, which will contribute to reaching its thematic objectives. […] There is a need for an approach that encourages participants to overcome not only national frontiers, but also sectors and barriers in order to allow thinking that is more strategic and imaginative concerning the opportunities available. This strategic approach should also ensure consistency between existing initiatives, avoiding duplications and providing an alignment to existing financial instruments.

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