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COE Documents Workshop 4

Workshop 4: New forms of transborder and inter-territorial cooperation at the local and the regional level

a. Recommendations by the Committee of Ministers

Rec (2007) 5 on the conclusion of transfrontier co-operation agreements in South-Eastern Europe
 
Rec (2005) 3 on teaching neighbouring languages in border regions

Rec (2005) 2 on good practices in and reducing obstacles to transfrontier and interterritorial cooperation between territorial communities or authorities

Rec (2002) 3 on transfrontier co-operation in civil protection and mutual assistance in the event of natural and technological disasters occurring in frontier areas

Rec (2000) 1 on fostering transfrontier co-operation between territorial communities or authorities in the cultural field

b. Reports

Practical Guide to Transfrontier Co-operation (2007)

Report on the current state of the administrative and legal framework of transfrontier co-operation in Europe (2007)

The Handbook of Transfrontier Co-operation – 2006 edition

The role of euroregions in transfrontier co-operation (2006), three case studies:
The Slovak Republic
Lithuania
South Eastern Europe

Strengthening local democracy and developing cross-border co-operation in South-Eastern Europe (2006)

Fifth annual report of the Committee of Advisers to the Committee of Ministers covering the year 2005 (2006)

Similarities and differences of instruments and policies of the Council of Europe and the European Union in the field of transfrontier co-operation (2006)

Report on the current state of the administrative and legal framework of transfrontier co-operation in Europe (2005)

Fourth annual report of the Committee of Advisers to the Committee of Ministers covering the year 2004 (2005)

Training institutions in transfrontier co-operation – an overview (2005)

Strengthening local democracy and developing cross-border co-operation in South-Eastern Europe (2004)

Third annual report of the Committee of Advisers to the Committee of Ministers covering the year 2003 (2004)

Cross-Border Co-operation in the Balkan-Danube Area (2004)

Comparative analysis of Euroregions on the territory of Lithuania (2004)

Check list of measures to be taken prior to, or following, the ratification of the Madrid Outline Convention (2004)

Second annual report of the Committee of Advisers to the Committee of Ministers covering the year 2002 (2003)

Developing an open and responsive central government attitude towards issues in relation to transfrontier co-operation (2003)

Kaliningrad in Europe (2003)

Kaliningrad in Europe (2003) Russian version
Synopsis

Neighbouring cities and towns divided by an international border (2002) 

Report on the progress in implementation of the European Outline Convention on Transfrontier Cooperation between territorial communities or authorities (2002)

First annual report of the Committee of Advisers to the Committee of Ministers covering the year 2001 (2002)

Transfrontier co-operation in civil protection and mutual assistance in the event of natural and technological disasters occurring in frontier areas (2002)

Establishing a strategy on transfrontier co-operation in the field of waste and sewage (2000)

Promotion of transfrontier media at local and regional level (2000)

Transfrontier and interterritorial co-operation for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage (2000)

Managing old and new frontiers of Europe – transfrontier co-operation in regional/spatial planning, local border traffic and impact assessments (1998)

Examples and possibilities for transfrontier co-operation between territorial communities or authorities in maritime coastal zones (1998)

Handbook on transfrontier co-operation for local and regional authorities in Europe (1996)

Examples of good practice of transfrontier co-operation concerning members of ethnic groups residing on the territory of several states (1995) 
 

See also the general section of Relevant COE Documents.