JRC manifestation of interest for a reimbursed participation at the Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region
The registration for the 7th Annual Forum of the Danube Strategy is now open. All interested participants are kindly invited to register on the event’s website https://www.7danube-forum-sofia.eu.
Jointly organised by Bulgaria and the European Commission, the 7th Annual Forum will be held on 18 & 19 October 2018 in Sofia (at the National Palace of Culture). As a key event of the 2018 EUSDR Presidency, the Annual Forum will focus on tourism development as a precondition to economic growth and territorial cohesion.
The Forum will cover topics of particular importance for the Danube region related to preservation of cultural and historical heritage, new technologies and digitalization in tourism sector, ensuring safety and security in tourism, transport connectivity and mobility. Issues related to synergy and consistency between macro-regional strategies for achieving the common objectives of the EU and for the future of those strategies after 2020 will also be referred to. Two parallel thematic sessions on sustainable tourism mobility and security in public spaces and an open-air exhibition have been scheduled as well.
More information about the Forum’s content, including detailed agenda, list of moderators and panellists, as well as practical information, are available on the event’s website: https://www.7danube-forum-sofia.eu. Due to the expected high interest to the event, we recommend to register as soon as possible.
Dear Danube Friends,
We would like to share with you here a very good opportunity; a reimbursed participation at the Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, 18-19 offered by the Joint Research Centre (JRC). Please see the details below and in the attachment.
In the framework of its Enlargement & Integration Initiative, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is offering pre-paid travel and accommodation to researchers/experts from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to participate in the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, taking place on 18-19 October 2018 in Sofia/Bulgaria. The support covers travel and accommodation expenses and will be granted on the basis of the following criteria:
- Scientific and professional achievements (in particular related to culture, tourism, role new technologies and digitalization in tourism, ensuring safety and security in tourism, transport connectivity and mobility, regional and macro-regional growth);
- Number and quality of scientific and professional publications;
- Number and quality of projects and activities (related to the Danube macro-region) the applicant has participated in and on-going projects and actions.
- your biography (not more than two pages), a motivation letter including a list of scientific and professional publications and a list of projects and activities (related to the Danube macro-region) you have participated in and on-going projects and actions.