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Published the 9 January 2019

End of the mission in Lecce for 4 volunteers from Pas-de-Calais

After 6 months in Lecce in the framework of a voluntary service, 4 young people from Pas-de-Calais are ready to come back to France to share the results of their experience.

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Published the 7 December 2018

European straits in action to save maritime cross-border cooperation programmes

Partners of the European Straits Initiative have defended their position to save maritime cross-border cooperation programmes after 2020.

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Published the 7 December 2018

Straits contribute to the strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reductions

In the framework of PASSAGE project, straits’ territories have expressed their position to the European Commission

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Published the 5 December 2018

10 years, already!

Ten years after their first meeting, partners of the European Straits Initiative are looking forward to renew their commitment.

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Published the 5 December 2018

Kvarken Council soon to become an EGTC

On 21 May 2018, the Kvarken Council annual general meeting has taken an historical decision: transforming the Council from a registered association to an EGTC.

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Published the 11 July 2018

Technical meeting of the European Straits Initiative in Paris

Several European Straits Initiative members gathered in Paris on 29 May, in the offices of the Permanent Representation of the European Parliament.

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Published the 11 July 2018

Mob’inclus project - Upcoming departure for 4 young volunteers from pas-de-Calais

Second part of Mob’inclus project, started end 2016, departure of young volunteers from Pas-de-Calais abroad in ESI partner territories is planned on 17 July.

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Published the 6 July 2018

Cross-border cooperation on straits must be saved

The draft regulations published on 29 May confirm the misgivings of straits’ territories: maritime cross-border cooperation is the “poor relation” of the European Commission’s proposals.

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Published the 25 June 2018

Dover Strait - A new study highlights the economic footprint of the Channel Tunnel in the UE

A new study published by EY analyses the value of trade travelling through the Channel Tunnel between the UK and EU countries.

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Published the 15 June 2018

A delegation from Pas-de-Calais County Council to the Fehmarnbelt Days 2018

A delegation from Pas-de-Calais, led by Vice-president Mireille Hingrez-Cereda, participated to the Fehmarnbelt Days on 28-29 May 2018.

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Published the 23 May 2018

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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Published the 18 May 2018

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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Published the 3 April 2018

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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Published the 26 March 2018

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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Published the 26 March 2018

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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