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PASSAGE project

Launched in 2016, PASSAGE project (Public AuthoritieS Supporting low-cArbon Growth in European maritime border regions) aims to speed up the transition to a low-carbon economy in 6 European straits. The project is funded by Interreg Europe programme. More information:

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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 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

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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Published the 26 March 2018

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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Published the 7 July 2017

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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Published the 4 July 2017

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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Published the 13 January 2017

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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Published the 25 November 2016

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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Published the 28 October 2016

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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Published the 20 May 2016

Start signal for PASSAGE project

The 11 partners of the project gathered in Boulogne-sur-Mer on 12 May 2016 for the launching conference, at the invitation of Pas-de-Calais County Council.

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Published the 22 February 2016

Interreg Europe supports low-carbon economy in European straits

PASSAGE project was approved by Interreg Europe programme; 7 ESI partners are part of the project which should start in April 2016.

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