Mr. Dr. Norbert JANKAI

In 1991 I got my degree in law at University of Pécs. In 1998 I graduated from University of Pécs as a marketing manager; furthermore in 1999 I also got an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree.

I have worked for 4 years in the local governmental administration sector as an employee and an executive; for 3 years in the business sector, after that for 4 years in the environmental protection field.

Between 2000 and 2005 I was the director of the Dunakanyar-Pilis Kultúrpark Kht.. In 2006 I qualified as a public procurement analyst. Between 2007 and 2009 I worked for the Ister-Granum Euroregion Development Agency Ltd.

Former and actual field of research: relations between the nature protection and society as well as the role of the marketing in nature protection, communication strategic activity of the natural parks; the European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC), as new legal institution of the European Union and the theoretical and technical questions of its role in cross-border cooperations.

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The b-solutions initiative opens the 3rd call for proposals. In doing so, applicants that are facing administrative and legal obstacles in cross-border cooperation have the chance to request support. Applicants can submit their application until 21st of September 2020. Please find all the relevant information for this call for proposals at


The Commission's public consultation on the future of transport has been launched. The consultation is available here and can be completed by September 23, 2020.


On 16 June 2020, the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR), the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT) and the Central European Support Service for Cross-Border Initiatives (CESCI) established the European Border Citizens' Alliance to promote cross-border cooperation along all European borders.


Monday and Tuesday in Uzhhorod we signed a strategic cooperation memorandum addressing cross-border cooperation together with the Department of Economics and Law of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences and the Faculty of Law of the National University of Uzhhorod. The event included a scientific meeting and a training for public servants.


The AEBR organised its third Cross-Border School in Dresden with the aim to share the experiences of professionals and knowledge of academics of the cross-border cooperation field. Our association's strategic planner, Melinda Benczi, contributed to the discourse by presenting the cohesion-based strategic planning methodology of CESCI as well as conducting a simulation game on the role of individual stakeholders in cross-border development.