European Straits Initiative (Go to home)

You are in : Homepage > News

News from European Straits

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

The Chamber of commerce of Maremma and Tirreno joins ESI

On 4 October 2016, the Chamber of commerce on the Italian shore of Corsica Channel formalised its will to join the European Straits Initiative.

Read more

Strait of Kvarken - A region’s flagship project wins international award

The project Midway Alignment of the Bothnian Corridor has won the international "Sail of Papenburg" Award 2016.

Read more

Strait of Messina - A book devoted to culture around the strait

Appearance of issue 8 of the Écritures review, first opus dedicated to the Strait of Messina in an editorial series devoted to culture around the straits within the European area.

Read more

Strait of Kvarken - "Cross Border World Heritage" Menu

During the autumn of 2016, it was possible to experience unique tastes from the High Coast-Kvarken Archipelago UNESCO World Heritage Site onboard the ferry crossing the strait.

Read more

ESI presented to French minister and elected representatives of the coastal areas

National study days of the ANEL (French association of elected representatives from coastal areas) took place on 5, 6 and 7 October 2016 in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, seaside resort of Pas-de-Calais.

Read more

BIG up for European straits!

The BIG (Borders In Globalization) policy forum in Paris on 7 July was an opportunity to highlight the innovative approaches developed in European straits.

Read more

Partners

Copyright Pas-de-Calais le Département - Legal Requirements - Credits