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 French national level by :
- the Agence Nationale de la Cohésion des Territoires (ANCT);
- the Direction Générale des Collectivités Locales (DGCL);
- the Banque des Territoires (Groupe Caisse des Dépôts);
- the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.

Its network is comprised of players in border territories:
- 13 Plurinational grouping of local authorities
- 3 Municipalities
- 15 Groupings of local authorities and territorial authorities
- 10 Departments
- 10 Regions, provinces, etc
- 3 States
- 3 Public enterprises and chambers of commerce and industry
- 4 Federations and national agencies
- 3 Urban planning agencies
- 7 Associations of legal persons and other structures (including metropolitan centers)
- 3 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 – European and national parliamentarians:

Joël GIRAUD, Deputy of the Hautes-Alpes, national parliamentarian
Anne SANDER
, European deputy

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

Mathieu BERGÉ, Regional councilor, Region Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Laurence BOETTI-FORESTIER
, Regional councilor, Region Sud Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
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 Grand Besançon Métropole
Claudine GANTER
, Regional councilor, Region Grand Est
Gilles PARGNEAUX, Metropolitan councilor, Métropole européenne de Lille (MEL)
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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