Secretary - General of the Association of European Border Regions visits Republic Agency for Spatial Planning

Mr. Martin Guillermo Ramirez, Secretary General of the Association of European Border Regions visited Republic Agency for Spatial Planning during his one-day stay in Belgrage, within visits to the countries in Balkans. The main objective of this visit was to exchange experiences in the field of cross-border cooperation and to define the possibilities for a long-term cooperation, with respect to AEBR’s plans to intensify its activities in the Balkans.

Mr. Ramirez briefly presented the Association of European Border Regions, that was established more than four decades ago, and highlighted the current activities and goals of this association. In addition to maps updating and identification of new structures and forms of cross-border cooperation, the aim is to promote this association and to attract new members, as well as to determine specific cross-border indicators. Mr. Ramireѕ emphasized that a lot more has been done in the field of cross-border cooperation than it was expected in the Balkans. He also said that AEBR wish to help the Balkan countries and regions in the further development of cross-border cooperation.

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