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  • FRANCE November 2019

    Authority of Alsace and cross-border cooperation: what does the Act say?

    The Act (No. 2019-816) of 2 August 2019 concerning the competences of the European Territorial Authority of Alsace (CEA) ratified the creation of this new territorial authority arising from the merger of the French Bas-Rhin and Haut-Rhin Departments on 1 January 2021.

  • MOT November 2019

    The MOT holds its first webinar, on the topic of cross-border public services

    The MOT holds its first webinar, on the topic of cross-border public services
  • MOT November 2019

    Network day in Lille on cross-border mobility

    At the invitation of the MOT, the CNFPT (National Centre for Territorial Public Administration) and the Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai Eurometropolis, 40 people gathered on 13 November in Lille to talk about cross-border transportation. The three sessions focused on: the need for the observation of flows and the reasons for travelling (work, shopping, leisure, healthcare); the challenges encountered in drawing up cross-border mobility strategies; and the breaking-down of the strategies into territorial projects.

  • EUROPE November 2019

    A Council of Europe resolution on the distribution of taxes in cross-border areas

    On 29 October, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe adopted a resolution entitled “Fair distribution of taxes in transfrontier areas”. In the report presented by Karl-Heinz Lambertz, the Congress calls for greater cooperation between the countries concerned on this issue.

  • EUROPE November 2019

    Sign the joint declaration on healthcare in cross-border regions!

    The network of European Regional and Local Health Authorities (EUREGHA) and the Healthacross initiative have published a joint declaration aimed at promoting cross-border cooperation in the area of healthcare, and at putting forward political recommendations.

  • EUROPE November 2019

    Assessing the territorial impact of cross-border cooperation

    The ESPON programme has published its new report about Territorial Impact Assessment for Cross-Border Cooperation – TIA CBC.