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The State of Baden-Württemberg has set up the Danube Strategy Point (DSP) in its Representation to the EU in Brussels in May 2015 with the support of the European Union.

The DSP is a coordination body of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR). With establishing the DSP, the Directorate-General for Regional Policy of the European Commission and the National Coordinators of the EUSDR are taking a new approach in the governance of this macro-regional strategy of the EU.

The seminar intends to provide organizational solutions for all the researchers interested in mobility programs and those institutions willing to offer structured support services for research and set up new services to manage the Academia and Industry Strategy. Among the speakers representatives of international and national renowned institutions with expertise in promoting, offering and managing programmes and services to international mobile students, researchers and teaching staff.

Within the project DIANET - Danube and Alps Adriatic Initiative Network - we are pleased to invite you to the next Thematic Seminar “Innovative support models for research activities” to be held on March 3rd 2015 in AREA SCIENCE PARK, Trieste (Italy). The event will see the participation of international speakers.

Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme supports regional cooperation among central European countries: Austria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia, as well as parts of Germany and Italy. The overall objective of the programme is “to cooperate beyond borders to make central European cities and regions better places to live and work” by implementing smart solutions answering to regional challenges in the fields of innovation, low-carbon economy, environment, culture and transport.

Within the European project DIANET - Danube and Alps Adriatic Initiative Network - we are pleased to invite you to the Thematic Seminar “Incoming services to attract international teaching staff and researchers” to be held on February 18th 2015 at the Liaison Office of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia in Brussels (rue Rue du Commerce 49 - 1000 – Bruxelles) from 9:00 to 6:00 pm.

The Danubius Award was created in 2011 by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (BMWF) to honor persons with extraordinary scientific achievements and output in relation to the Danube Region. Within a rotation system in one year achievements in the fields of humanities, social and cultural studies are awarded, in the following year achievements in the fields of life sciences.

The Urban Platform Danube Region (UPDR) on behalf of the Cities of Vienna and Ulm, the Council of Danube Cities and Regions, the Austrian Association of Cities and Towns and Priority Area 10 "Institutional Capacity and Cooperation" (PA10) of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) is organising the 2015 stakeholder conference on January 26/27th in the Vienna City Hall.

On 11 September in Budapest the DANUBEPARKS STEP 2.0 Project held its final conference. On this occasion another important event for future cooperation took place: the first General Assembly of the recently founded DANUBEPARKS Association, including the election of the Management Board. DANUBEPARKS, the Danube River Network of Protected Areas, was founded in 2007 and is a flagship project of Priority Area 6 - Biodiversity.

To read more about this event and the DANUBEPARKS project, please visit the DANUBEPARKS website.

The Centre for Regional Geography within the Faculty of Geography, Babes-Bolyai University, in collaboration with the Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Regional Studies, Pecs, Hungary and Romanian Academy, Cluj-Napoca Subsidiary, Geography Section, Cluj-Napoca has the honour and the pleasure to invite you to take part in the 6th International Conference and the 10th Anniversary of the Centre for Regional Geography, which will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on 18 - 19 October 2014.

INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM (LJUBLJANA - 29/31 May 2014)

Prof. Verena Winiwarter, Danube:Future Project Coordinator, will held a lecture on "The Emerging Long-Term View: Challenges and Opportunities of Writing Environmental Histories in Central Europe".

In attachment the agenda.

The Annual Forum is the main event of the year for the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, assembling its stakeholders from the whole Danube area to give strategic direction, exchange and showcase opinions and experiences, and discuss vital questions of the Strategy’s prospects and challenges.

Danube:Future will be presented during the "Danube Cosmos: Ready for Action (slot 1)" (Day 2, 9,30 am) under the topic "Sustainability of the Danube Region as a Multidisciplinary Issue in Research and Education"

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