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The Central European Newsletter

The Central European offers a magazine-style reading with focus on the issues, the people, the regions and the projects that shape CENTRAL EUROPE programme. Four editions, covering  innovation, accessibility, environment and competitiveness and attractiveness of cities and regions, can be found below.

 

 

FOUR/NOVEMBER 2011: Attractive and competitive – redefining CENTRAL EUROPE

The fourth issue of the CENTRAL EUROPEAN focuses on key aspects of competitiveness and attractivness of our regions on EU-, national and regional level. Please click here to download this publication (pdf, 10,00 MB).

The issue contains the following articles:

CENTRAL FOCUS
JTS:The challenges of changing demographics

CENTRAL PERSPECTIVES
Johannes Hahn: Future of cohesion policy
Elżbieta Bieńkowska: Future of EU cooperation beyond borders
JTS:13 programmes – 1 goal: Transnational cooperation for Europe 2020

CENTRAL PEOPLE
Michael Häupl: Challenges of smart urban development
Gisela Kallenbach: New goals and approaches for urban development

CENTRAL FEATURE
Andreas Halbach: Migration trends and challenges in Central Europe
Yvette Vašourková & Igor Kovačević: Toward a Central European urban vocabulary

CENTRAL REGIONS
Dél-Dunántúl: Pécs gets competitively cultural
Veneto Region: Taking a lead in e-government
Slovenija: Cultural and Creative Industries:Slovene Style

CENTRAL PROJECTS
Q-Ageing makes cities more senior-friendly
ReSource helps rebuild former mining areas
UrbSpace improves urban life

CENTRAL CONTACT
Czech Republic on track for better quality of life in the regions
Italian regions tackling important issues to become more attractive and competitive
JTS:Capitalisation in the Central Europe Programme 

Photo Competition 2012:“Take a Closer Look at CENTRAL EUROPE”

 

THREE/SEPTEMBER 2010:
"Driving force for regions - visions for CENTRAL EUROPE."

The third issue of the CENTRAL EUROPEAN focuses on key aspects of accessibility policy on EU-, national and regional level. Please click here to download this publication (pdf, 3,2 MB).

The third issue contains the following articles:

CENTRAL FOCUS
Transport and the Central Europe regions

CENTRAL PEOPLE

Jörg Leichtfried: The transport sector provides more than 10 million jobs
Paolo Costa: Call for change in the EU logistic pattern
Gregor Veselko: Connection between land and sea

CENTRAL FEATURE
Hermann Knoflacher: The future of European transport system: Harmony between city and transport
Dirk Beckers: TEN-T: Building far reaching connections

REGIOPROFILES
Bavaria: Speeding up rural communities
Wielkopolskie: The growth of an airport
Jihovychod: Going underground in South Moravia

CENTRAL PROJECTS
BATCo/Via Regia Plus: Promoting environmentally friendly transport
INTER-Regio-Rail: Removing barriers to regional rail transport

CENTRAL CONTACT
Poland: Words teach, examples attract
Hungary: In the service of fruitful transnational co-operation

 

 

TWO/JUNE 2009:
"Cooperating for an ecologically sustainable Europe - CENTRAL EUROPE visions"

The second issue of the CENTRAL EUROPEAN focuses on key aspects of environmental policy on EU-, national and regional level. Please click here to download this publication (pdf, 3,2 MB).

The second issue contains the following articles:

CENTRAL FOCUS
20 percent by 2020

CENTRAL PEOPLE

Martin Bursik: Meeting new challenges
Jerzy Zajakala: Protecting the environment while promoting environment
Bernhard Mair: Acjieving 100% renewable energy

CENTRAL FEATURE
Federal Environmental Agency of Germany:
Growth of green markets
Polish Academy of Sciences: Power from the ground

REGIOPROFILES
Brandenburg: A bright spot for solar energy
Budapest: Budapest promotes healthy transport
Güssing: Following a formula for success

CENTRAL PROJECTS
FOKS: Tackling the down-to-earth issue of groundwater
LABEL: Coordinated flood control facilitates development

CENTRAL CONTACT
Slovenia harmonises transnational efforts
Leading the way to Slovakia

 

 

ONE/MAY 2008:
"The power of collaborative innovation - visions for CENTRAL EUROPE"

Starting with innovation in this first issue it will focus on key aspects of other programme priorities in forthcoming issues. Please click here to download this publication (pdf, 2,4 MB).

The first issue contains following articles:

CENTRAL FOCUS
Central Europe and the power of collaborative innovation

CENTRAL PEOPLE

Danuta Hübner: Bringing out innovative ideas
Ziga Turk: Thinking out of the box
Gordon Bajnai: Providing a gust of fresh air
Riccardo Illy: Turning regions into labs
Ernst Pfister: Building bridges for knowledge

CENTRAL FEATURE
Austrian Research Council:
Getting to a common focus on innovation
Austrian Research Promotion Agency:
Pursuing complementary funding strategies

LETTERS TO CENTRAL EUROPE
Promoting a European Cluster Strategy
Closing the innovation gap
Tracking the Celtic Tiger
Maximising synergies for excellence

REGIOPROFILES
Stuttgart: Keeping the competitive edge
Silesia: Imagination creates reality
Vienna: Building a transnational region
Bratislava: Cooperation is key
Moravia-Silesia: Mining knowledge