Project development workshop

CESCI organized a transnational project development workshop on 6-7 September, in Budapest with the participation of 8 partners from 6 countries of the Danube Region. The aim of the meeting was to elaborate and improve the content of the project proposal and prepare the application.

Our association plans to submit a project proposal to the next call for proposal of the Danube Transnational Programme, promoting the economic, social and territorial cohesion of the Danube Region. The development of the proposal had been launched several months ago by our colleagues, then potential project partners from all over the Danube Region were invited to join the process.

The two day brainstorming event, organized by our association was attended by 15 participants from Hungary, Austria, Serbia, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria. At the beginning of the workshop, Enikő Hüse-Nyerges, project manager of CESCI introduced the Danube Transnational Programme priorities and application rules and Gyula Ocskay, secretary general presented the actual version of the project proposal. Following this, partners had the opportunity to jointly improve the professional content of the proposal, and to prepare the administrative arrangements.

At the end of the meeting partners agreed on the next steps and the relating deadlines, together with the responsibilities of each participant.

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