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Danish delegation from Lolland visiting Dover Strait

On 7 and 8 May 2018, a delegation from Lolland municipality and Fehmarnbelt Development has travelled to Dover Strait to learn about the impacts of the tunnel.

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Position paper on post-2020 cross-border cooperation

After the proposals for the new Multiannual Financial Framework, the European straits express their strong concerns regarding the future of cross-border cooperation on maritime borders.

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Strait of Bonifacio & Corsica Channel – MARITTIMOTECH gets to the heart of the acceleration path

MARITTIMOTECH Interreg project launches its accompanying course for entrepreneurs in the field of blue economy.

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Inputs from straits’ areas shared with Interact "Knowledge of the seas" network

PASSAGE project partners were able to share their thoughts on what really matters when it comes to cooperate across maritime borders.

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Dover Strait - Pas-de-Calais County Council receives a label for its expertise

The French ministry of Europe and Foreign affairs acknowledges the expertise of Pas-de-Calais in “cross-border cooperation on maritime borders”.

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Dover Strait - Building a bridge across the strait?

This is the idea suggested by Boris Johnson, the UK foreign secretary.

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Maritime border regions and straits’ areas at the heart of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017

Several ESI partners have highlighted and discussed the specific challenges of maritime border regions and, more specifically, straits’ areas.

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European straits regret that maritime borders have been forgotten in the call for pilot actions "B-Solutions"

The European Commission launches a call for pilot actions “B-solutions” in border regions. Unfortunately, maritime borders are not eligible.

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PASSAGE project - European straits take action to reduce carbon emissions

From April 2018, go for the implementation of the cross-border action plans designed by the partners to reduce carbon emissions in their straits.

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Gulf of Finland - FinEst Link demonstrates feasibility of a tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn

The results of the FinEst Link project, officially displayed in February 2018, demonstrate the technical feasibility of a railway tunnel between Helsinki and Tallinn.

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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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