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  • INSEE Analyses: cross-border employment from the Hauts-de-France Region to Belgium

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    INSEE Analyses: cross-border employment from the Hauts-de-France Region to Belgium

    May 2019

    At the end of 2017, 24,200 employees living in the Hauts-de-France Region worked abroad, principally in Belgium. They represent 1.6% of the region’s employees – five times less than in the Grand Est Region. Less favourable employment conditions, particularly with respect to tax, have now made Belgium less attractive than in the past.

  • "L'Europe par les territoires", a publication by the FNAU – focus on the cross-border dimension

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    "L'Europe par les territoires", a publication by the FNAU – focus on the cross-border dimension

    May 2019

    The latest publication by the French Network of Urban Planning Agencies (FNAU), entitled "L'Europe par les territoires" (“Europe by its territories”) feeds into the debate about Europe and provides different views on the issues relating to cohesion policy and the way in which cities and territories have appropriated the European ideal and the tools of this policy. The MOT contributed to it and several cross-border territories are showcased in it.

  • The Nord Department: a cross-border strategy that translates into concrete projects

    TERRITORIES

    The Nord Department: a cross-border strategy that translates into concrete projects

    July 2018

    More than 100 people gathered on 12 June 2018 in the ancient Vaucelles Abbey (Cambrésis, Nord) for the first Departmental Meeting on Cross-Border Cooperation organised by the Nord Department.

  • What place for the cross-border citizen in building Europe?

    TERRITORIES

    What place for the cross-border citizen in building Europe?

    February 2018

    Two workshops and a study trip with local stakeholders were organised around this topic in the territories of SaarMoselle and Flanders-Dunkirk-Côte d’Opale, as part of the work of IHEDATE (Higher Education Institute for European Development and Planning - Institut des hautes études de développement et d'aménagement des territoires en Europe).

  • "Skills Without Borders"project launch

    TERRITORIES

    "Skills Without Borders"project launch

    November 2016

    The project “Compétences sans Frontières” (Skills without Borders) was launched on 1 October 2016. Its goal is to contribute to reducing the imbalance of supply and demand in the job market of the France-Wallonia-Flanders cross-border region.

  • French-Belgian-Luxembourg cross-border healthcare: "new developments for patients"

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    French-Belgian-Luxembourg cross-border healthcare: "new developments for patients"

    February 2015

    View the question put by the MP Philip Cordery on 13 January 2015 at the Assemblée Nationale to Marisol Tourraine, French Minister of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights, about cross-border healthcare, and her reply.

  • Sport without borders

    TERRITORIES

    Sport without borders

    January 2015

    On 12 December 2014 in Dunkirk, the closing event of the INTERREG project "TransSport – Sport without Borders" was an opportunity to present the achievements of this project, which since 2012 has brought together seven partners from West Flanders and the North of France.

  • French-Belgian border walk/ride

    TERRITORIES

    French-Belgian border walk/ride

    September 2014

    Held on 20 July 2014 as part of the “TransSport Sportifs sans Frontières” project and the West-Vlaanderen/Flandre-Dunkerque-Côte d’Opale EGTC, the “Schrevepromenade” or “Promenade frontalière” (Border walk/ride) by bike or on foot brought together many sportspeople and inhabitants of the cross-border territory.

  • A transport map covering the North of France and West Flanders

    TERRITORIES

    A transport map covering the North of France and West Flanders

    March 2014

    The West-Vlaanderen/Flandre-Dunkerque-Côte d'Opale EGTC has just published a cross-border public transport map.

  • The MOT publishes a "methodological guidebook"

    MOT

    The MOT publishes a "methodological guidebook"

    February 2013

    In a dynamic context of reform - redefinition of cross-border policy and decentralisation process in France, preparation of the 2014-2020 programmes at European level - the MOT has produced a methodological guidebook aimed at improving articulation between cohesion policy, governance structures and cross-border territorial approaches.

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