Presentation

WHAT IS THE MOT ?

The Transfrontier Operational Mission (MOT) is an association that was set up in 1997 by the French government.

It is supported at national level by :
- the Commissariat Général à l’Égalité des Territoires (CGET - General Commission for Territorial Equality);
- the Banque des Territoires;
- the Ministries of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Interior and Overseas France.

Its network is comprised of players in border territorie:
- 13 Plurinational grouping of local authorities
- 4 Municipalities
- 13 Groupings of local authorities and territorial authorities
- 5 Departments
- 11 Regions, provinces, etc
- 3 States
- 3 Public enterprises and chambers of commerce and industry
- 4 Federations and national agencies
- 2 Urban planning agencies
- 8 Associations of legal persons and other structures (including metropolitan centers)
- 2 Associations of physical persons
See the membership map below 

This positioning facilitates structured dialogue between national and European authirities and local and regional players.

COMPOSITION OF THE BOARD

The President:

Robert HERRMANN, President of the Strasbourg Eurometropolis

The Vice-Presidents – political representatives of the following territories:

Gilles PARGNEAUX, Metropolitan councilor, Métropole européenne de Lille (MEL)
Anne SANDER
, European deputy

The Vice-Presidents – European and national parliamentarians:

Laurence BOETTI-FORESTIER, Regional councilor, Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
François DECOSTER, President of the Agence d’urbanisme et de développement Pays de St Omer-Flandre intérieure
Christian DUPESSEY
, President of Annemasse Agglo
Jean-Marc DURIEZ
, President of the Agence d’Urbanisme et de Développement Durable Lorraine Nord (AGAPE) : Vice-President
Jean-Louis FOUSSERET
, President of the Communauté d’Agglomération du Grand Besançon
Claudine GANTER
, Regional councilor, Region Grand Est
Joël GIRAUD
, Deputy of the Hautes-Alpes, national parliamentarian
Brigitte KLINKERT
, President of the Department of Haut-Rhin

The Secretary:

Laurence NAVALESI, Metropolitan councilor, Métropole Nice Côte d’Azur

The Treasurer:

Michel CHARRAT, President of the Groupement Transfrontalier européen

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