The European Commission has produced a reflection paper which is intended to facilitate the discussions at the EUSDR Annual Forum. It provides an initial working level assessment on implementation, and raises questions for further reflection.To download the paper off of the INFOREGIO website, please click here.
The steering group of PA3 will meet on 22.11.2012 in Bucharest.
Further information on the website of Priority Area 3.
Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn today marked a historic moment as he crossed a new bridge connecting the Bulgarian region of Vidin to neighbouring and Calafat.

The bridge which is co-financed by the EU is only the second bridge along the countries' 630 km border, demonstrating how the EU's Danube Strategy is stepping up co-operation in the region.

More information, photos and videos on the website of the European Commission.

Photo: (c) European Commission 2012

Read about Commissioner Hahn's visit to Romania, the celebration of Danube Day, the "Danube & Delta" international fair and much more.

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Each Priority Area's implementation report is now available for download below:

PA 1a PA 6
PA 1b PA 7
PA 2 PA 8
PA 3 PA 9
PA 4 PA 10
PA 5 PA 11

The autumn 2012 edition of Panorama magazine entitled "Investing in regions" is now online! While the focus of this edition is the use of financial instruments to support regional policy, there is also a two page feature on the visit of Commissioner Hahn to the Danube region and the first year of the EUSDR. To download the magazine, click here.

On 8 - 9 July Ministers and Vice-Ministers of 11 countries in the Danube Region met in Ulm to agree on specific steps towards implementation of the Danube Region Strategy in the fields of research and innovation. The final communiqué can be downloaded here. To read more about the conference and its outcome (German language only) click here.

Check out the new EUSDR flyer! Used by Commissioner Hahn throughout his trip, the flyer explains the key facts of the strategy and gives examples of EUSDR projects in the region. You can download a copy of the flyer here, or find it under the Communication tab.
After five very busy days travelling through the Danube Region, Commissioner Johannes Hahn has finished his trip on which he embarked to take stock of the progress of the EUSDR.

To follow up on his stops in Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria go to the Commissioner's website. Here you will find photos, videos and more documenting his visit to these seven countries.
The conference START ME UP is taking place on 24-25 September 2012 in Vienna, in the framework of the 6th European Conference of the Council of Danube Cities and Regions and the 10th Vienna Dialogue Forum.

The event will be dedicated to the communication strategies and mobilisation measures to be applied in order to transform the Danube Region Strategy into an initiative that enjoys wide support throughout society.
Today, 29th of June, Danube Day is celebrated all over the Danube Region, under the auspices of the ICPDR.
Find out what is happening in your region or city on the website: