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  • Editorial by Frédérique Bonnard-Le Floc’h, the Finistère Department Councillor in charge of higher education, research and European affairs
  • Alzette Belval: interactive mapping to promote the cross-border community

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    Alzette Belval: interactive mapping to promote the cross-border community

    May 2018

    The Alzette Belval EGTC has just launched an interactive mapping system to provide fair access to leisure equipment and services across the cross-border territory. It became apparent that such an initiative was necessary to encourage its inhabitants to take part in activities on either side of the border.

  • Launch of the MOT's online forum

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    Launch of the MOT's online forum

    November 2017

    The MOT's Forum is up and running!

  • Cancellation of the Strasbourg marathon and other cross-border sporting events under threat

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    Cancellation of the Strasbourg marathon and other cross-border sporting events under threat

    March 2016

    The 2016 edition of the Strasbourg-Ortenau Eurodistrict marathon has been cancelled due to "participation by German runners being too low". With a cross-border route (13 km Germany and 29 km in France), it was the only binational marathon in the world.

  • Trinational Agglomeration Basel unveils the contents of its toolbox for cross-border cooperation

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    Trinational Agglomeration Basel unveils the contents of its toolbox for cross-border cooperation

    November 2015

    The seminar organised by the Council of Europe was an opportunity to examine cross-border cooperation activity organised around the work of the Basel Trinational Eurodistrict (ETB), the international architecture exhibition IBA Basel 2020 and the Basel Agglomeration programme.

  • 15th year of the Saar-Moselle bike festival

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    15th year of the Saar-Moselle bike festival

    September 2015

    On 6 September, this cross-border cycling festival that has been held every year in the SaarMoselle Eurodistrict celebrated 15 years of existence with the slogan "70 years of peace and friendship".

  • Conference in Metz on French-German cross-border cooperation

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    Conference in Metz on French-German cross-border cooperation

    July 2015

    A French-German ministerial conference, attended by French secretary of state for European affairs Harlem Désir and his German counterpart Michael Roth, both general-secretaries for French-German cooperation, took place on 6 and 7 July in Metz.

  • A unifying and citizen-based project for the Doubs Urban Conurbation

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    A unifying and citizen-based project for the Doubs Urban Conurbation

    April 2015

    On the territory of the French-Swiss Jura Arc, the Doubs Urban Conurbation (Agglomération Urbaine du Doubs – AUD) has launched a cross-border intercultural and intergenerational project aimed at involving the populations and civil society of the French and Swiss municipalities that make it up: Morteau (F), Villers-le-Lac (F), Les Fins (F), La Chaux-de-Fonds (CH), Le Locle (CH) and Les Brenets (CH).

  • Call for projects from the Aquitaine-Euskadi Euroregion

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    Call for projects from the Aquitaine-Euskadi Euroregion

    Avril 2015

    The Aquitaine-Euskadi Euroregion has launched a thematic call for projects in the areas of "Culture, Education, Multilingualism, Sport and Youth".

  • Sport without borders

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    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.

  • Cross-border walk in the Greater Region

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    Cross-border walk in the Greater Region

    October 2014

    Taking place on 28 September 2014 between Berus (Überherrn, Saarland) and Berviller-en-Moselle (Lorraine) as part of the annual event of the Interreg IVA Greater Region Programme and the 10th anniversary of the Interreg PIG (Public Interest Group), the cross-border walk attracted 170 persons, partner authorities and project operators accompanied by their families, from Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany and France.

  • French-Belgian border walk/ride

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    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.

  • Haute-Savoie – a border department

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    Haute-Savoie – a border department

    May 2014

    With its international borders with Switzerland and Italy, the department of Haute-Savoie, which has been a member of the MOT since 2012, cooperates with the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Valais, as well as the Val d’Aoste autonomous region, in areas such as transport, territorial development, tourism, education, culture and sport.

  • The "Geneva Games" - an event that brings people together

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    The "Geneva Games" - an event that brings people together

    May 2014

    The Geneva Games were started in 1940 to enable Swiss sportsmen and -women to take part in international level competitions in spite of the war.

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