The European Union Strategy for the Alpine Region (EUSALP) brings together seven countries and almost 50 regions. For these countries, the Alps, including their foothills and lowland areas, are both a distinct advantage and a particular challenge.
Concerning this level of governance, the representatives of States and Regions participating in the EUSALP have agreed in the Milan Declaration to put in place ‘a standing Executive Board in charge of overseeing the implementation of the EUSALP Action Plan, formed by representatives of the States and Regions’. [...]
The Executive Board will mainly be responsible for the overall horizontal and vertical coordination of the Strategy and the preparation of the General Assembly meetings. The Executive Board may invite Action Group Leaders in charge of the implementation of the actions (see next point) to certain thematic meetings. In addition the Executive Board has to collect the reports of the Action Groups and monitor implementation. To ensure coherence, the rotating chair of the Executive Board will coincide with the presidency of the General Assembly.
In Brdo, the Executive Board formally sostitute the EUSALP Steering Committee.
The responsibilities of the EB include mainly:
- The endorsement of proposals of actions which need to be implemented to secure the effective implementation of the EUSALP
- The endorsement of the selection criteria, work plans and actions proposed by the Action Group Leaders (AGLs)
- The collection of the reports of the Action Groups (AGs) and the monitoring of implementation
- The approval of all proposals, e.g. on evaluation, monitoring and possible revision of the EUSALP, before they are submitted to the General Assembly (GA)
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|20 Nov 2018|