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Cross-border cooperation at the heart of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017

In the framework of PASSAGE project, a workshop on cross-border cooperation on maritime borders is organised on 10 October 2017 in Brussels.

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"Bron" and "The Tunnel": European straits on TV

The Øresund and Dover Strait are the decor of two European cross-border TV series in the last years.

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Straits highlighted at the occasion of a study day at the University East-Paris Créteil

Saturday 10 June, Stéphane Resche, associate professor at the University East-Paris Créteil, presented the study "Dramaturgy of straits: write and play the mandatory route".

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Dover Strait – Unaccompanied minors at the heart of a day of exchanges

On 12 May 2017, a delegation from Pas-de-Calais County Council and France Terre d’Asile NGO visited Kent County Council in Ashford.

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PASSAGE project – discover best practices from 6 European straits!

Three thematic seminars took place from November 2016 to May 2017, enabling project partners to highlight 9 exemplary practices.

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Corsica Channel/Strait of Bonifacio - A cross-border project for blue and green growth

The project "Accélérateur Transfrontalier de Start Ups - MARITTIMOTECH" is financed by the cross-border cooperation programme INTERREG VA Italy-France Maritime.

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The Chamber of commerce of Bastia and Haute-Corse joins ESI!

The Chamber of commerce and industry of Bastia and Haute-Corse joined the European Straits Initiative partnership on 12 January 2017.

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Database on border regions highlights specific challenges of maritime borders

The study and database published by the European Commission enable to study the key features of European straits’ maritime borders.

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Dover Strait - New study highlights the economic footprint of the Channel tunnel

The study performed by Ernst & Young for Eurotunnel group proposes an analysis of the economic value of the traffic of passengers and goods through the Channel tunnel.

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PASSAGE project - Direction Helsinki for low-carbon transport solutions

On 22, 34 and 24 November 2016, PASSAGE project partners gathered in Helsinki to study low-carbon transport solutions in maritime border regions.

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PASSAGE project - Public procurement for a study on carbon emissions in European straits

Pas-de-Calais County Council, lead partner of PASSAGE project, launched a public procurement for a study. Deadline: 16 December 2016, 4pm.

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Green light for the inclusion and international youth mobility project within ESI partner regions

On 26 October 2016, Mob’inclus project received a financial support of 51,216 € from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Dover Strait – "Semaine de la solidarité internationale": travel around straits of the world

The "Week of international solidarity" takes place every year in France to raise public awareness on international solidarity and sustainable development.

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Promising start for PASSAGE project

Following approval of PASSAGE project, major work has already been engaged by project partners to enhance low-carbon development of maritime border regions.

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Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region commits to ESI

Following exchanges engaged with the European Straits Initiative from 2015, Tanger-Tetouan-Al Hoceima Region has officialised in October 2016 its entry in the ESI.

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