Schlagwort-Archiv: Macro-regional strategies

Danube region: How to evaluate the macro-regional activities?

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) endorsed in 2011 by the European Council. The Danube strategy is one of four macro-regional strategies in Europe, including also the Baltic, Alpine and Adriatic-Ionic regions. This political dynamic has led to a broad discussion about what the potentials, the added-value, and the future of these strategies can be. Tobias Chilla and Franziska Sielker have been asked by the European Commission (DG Regio) and ...


What could the future role of macro-regional strategies in the EU be? – Four scenarios

The EU faces a substantial identity crisis, following the recent Brexit vote and given a new form of North-South divide after the Euro crisis earlier in this decade. Media and politicians harshly criticize Brussels, a view that appears to reflect the public opinion. Following these major changes, and being interested in the EU’s development through my research on macro-regions, it is a good time to ask what role macro-regional cooperation can play in the future. Click here to download .pdf: S...