People to People

Countries: Germany, France, Switzerland
Border(s): France-Germany, Germany-Switzerland, France-Switzerland,
Upper Rhine Conference, Tri-national Metropolitan Region of the Upper Rhine,
European programme:
Interreg IIIA - Rhin Supérieur Centre Sud, Interreg IIIA - Pamina
- Culture
- Société civile

Lead partner: Région Alsace

This project falls under the 8th "Vivre ensemble dans l´espace du Rhin Supérieur" (Living together in the Upper Rhine area) Tripartite Congress, organised by the Alsace Region in collaboration with its partners in the Upper Rhine. The objective of this congress is to place the inhabitants at the centre of cross-border cooperation, to implement joint projects that make everyday life easier in the cross-border area and to bring together the populations on both sides of the border.



  • the state of Baden-Württemberg
  • the state of Rheinland-Pfalz


  • the Department of the Upper Rhine
  • the Department of the Lower Rhine


  • the Canton of Basle-town
  • the Canton of Basle-countryside
  • the Canton of Argovia
  • the Canton and Republic of the Jura
  • the Canton of Soleure
  • the Regio Basiliensis (Swiss confederation)

Target group(s)

Inhabitants of the regions in question

Project activities

Implementing a framework programme that enables funding to be provided for small-scale projects (from EUR 1500 to 45 000) directly initiated by the citizens for the citizens.

Project duration

01/2002-07/2004 and 07/2004-12/2006

Total cost

562 260 €

EU funding

240 111 €