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  • TERRITORIES July 2018

    The Nord Department: a cross-border strategy that translates into concrete projects

    The Nord Department: a cross-border strategy that translates into concrete projects
  • EUROPE July 2018

    "B-solutions": ten projects selected

    Ten projects have been selected within the framework of the "b-solutions" call for projects launched by DG REGIO on the theme of overcoming cross-border obstacles.

  • EUROPE July 2018

    Reform of unemployment benefit for cross-border workers

    On 21 June in Luxembourg, the 28 EU Employment Ministers adopted the revision of the regulation on the coordination of social security systems in the EU, which provides for reform of unemployment benefit for cross-border workers. Currently, cross-border workers pay into the unemployment benefit system of the country in which they are employed, but have their benefit paid by their country of residence when their contract comes to an end. This will be reversed under the reform.

  • EUROPE July 2018

    A study by the European Commission on "missing cross-border rail links"

    The European Commission has published a report on the existing rail transport connections and the "missing links" on the EU's internal borders. It provides a comprehensive inventory of the 365 cross-border rail links which are underexploited or not exploited at all. In total, there are 176 missing rail links and, after consultation of the stakeholders and competent authorities, 48 of them – 9 of which are located along France's borders – were assessed as "potentially beneficial projects".

  • GERMANY July 2018

    Territorial observation along Germany's borders and European perspectives

    Territorial observation along Germany's borders and European perspectives
  • EUROPE July 2018

    Conference in Dubrovnik

    The MOT took part in a conference entitled "Cross-Border Cooperation In Europe: Decentralisation, legal frameworks, and practice", organised under the aegis of the Council of Europe on 25 May in Dubrovnik.