Our objectives

 

The main objectives of CESCI are the followings:

  • to provide professional support for cross-border cooperation along the Hungarian borders and in Central and South-Eastern Europe
  • to invite the Euroregions, the EGTCs and the local and regional authorities participating in the cross-border cooperation into a network
  • to promote good examples from Western European initiatives
  • to establish strategic cooperation with the competent decision making and decision preparing institutes of the European Union as well as with Northern and Western European networks created with the same purpose
  • to strengthen the internal cohesion and mutual rapprochement within the region by establishing partnerships between the nations of Central and South-Eastern Europe.

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//2017.04.12.

The annual General Assembly meeting of CESCI will be organized on 25th (Thuesday) April 2017 at 12:30 in the Ereky István conference hall of Falk1 Event Centre. For further information, please click here.

//2017.02.17.

The "Cross-Border Review 2016", the third yearbook of the CESCI European Institute of Cross-border Studies, is avaiable on our website. Subtitle of the yearbook is "European Crisis and its Consequences for Borders and Cooperation." Its editor-in-chief was James W. Scott (Professor of Regional and Border Studies, University of Eastern Finland). The Review is published in English.

//2016.11.16.

We kindly and happily inform you that our project 'Legal Accessibility', which had been started in January 2016, was successfully completed! You can read details and more information about the project and about the achieved results on the webpage of the project. The prepared documents of the project can be downloaded from the webpage. These documents create the opportunity for systematic monitoring and analysis of border obstacles, as well as the institutionalised development of solutions.

//2016.10.11.

We are pleased to inform you that CESCI has published its latest publication on the Hungarian EGTCs. The volume titled Overview of EGTCs around Hungary and edited together with Sara Svensson can be downloaded from our website.

//2016.07.11.

We are pleased to inform you that studies on cross-border cooperation in the Danube Region were published within the framework of the project entitled "Crossing the border". The volume consists of one comprehensive study and 14 case studies. It is the result of a cooperation between 25 researchers and support from the Hungarian Ministry of Public Administration and Justice. The studies are available here.

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