AG4 - 17th Action Group Meeting

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The 17th AG4 Meeting will hopefully be held in Nice from September 14th until September 15th - if conditions surrounding COVID-19 will allow for a physical meeting.


Tuesday, September 14th 13.30 to 18.00 and Wednesday, September 15th 2021 09.00 – 12.30


Tuesday, September 14th

13.00 Arrival of participants
13.30 Start of the 17th Action Group 4 Meeting

Welcome by political representatives of Région Sud

1 – AG4 State of play
Presentation by the AGL
- Approval of the Agenda
- Feedback on past events & upcoming events

2 –EUSALP update (BAGL-EB, AlpGov 2 & AG4 communication activities)
Presentation by the AGL

3 – EU affairs update
Presentation by the AGL Région Sud
- Eurovignette Directive
- Fit for 55 Package

4 – Declaration on rail transport in the Alpine Region & Call for Action “Facing the Transport Challenge”
Presentation by the AGL

5 – Smart clean logistics and combined transport to support modal shift
Presentation by Helen Lückge (Climonomics) & AGL
- AG4 AlpGov2 Sectoral Implementation Initiative on Modal Shift

6 – Update on iMONITRAF!
Presentation by Helen Lückge
- Policy pathways

18.00 End of Day 1

Wednesday, September 15th

09.00 Start of Day 2

7 – Alternative propulsion systems and fuels
Presentation by AGL Région Sud

8 – Methodology for a systematic assessment of individual projects – 2nd call for project proposals
Presentation by the AGL & Helmut Adelsberger (InfraConceptA)
- Summary of 2nd assessment round & results
- EU Week for Cities and Regions Online Exhibition & Session 12/10/2021
- Next steps

9 – Interreg Central Europe project SMACKER
Presentation by guest speaker

10 – Interreg Alpine Space project ASTUS
Presentation by Chloe RIBAUDEAU

11 – Potential AG4 study on rail freight transport and access to industrial and business zones in the Alpine Region
Presentation by AGL and discussion

12 – Update on the Alpine Convention
Presentation by Nathalie Morelle (PSAC)

13 – Any other business

12.30 End of Meeting

13.30 Site Visit of the Roya valley railway line Nice – Breil-sur-Roya

18.45 Arrival at Nice-Ville station

Connexio, 1-3 Rte de Grenoble, 06200 Nice (Bâtiment 1)