On May 20th, 2020, the 2nd Virtual Meeting of the partners of the project “Modern Border Infrastructure – Successful Carpathian Region” (MOBI) implemented with the financial support of the ENI CBC Programme Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 was held. Due to the quarantine in the partner countries, the working meeting was held by means of the video conference. The meeting was attended by the representatives of all project partner organizations (MOBI) from Ukraine, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary. The meeting was initiated by the Lead Beneficiary, International Association of Regional Development Institutions “IARDI”.
The project “Modern Border Infrastructure – Successful Carpathian Region” (MOBI) is implemented from March 1, 2020, by International Consortium, which includes regional self-government bodies and professional institutions, namely: International Association of Regional Development Institutions “IARDI” (Ukraine), Self-Government of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (Hungary), Košice self-governing region (Slovakia) , Maramureș County Council (Romania), Territorial Administrative Unit of Satu Mare County (Romania) and Road service in Zakarpattia oblast (Ukraine).
The aim of the project is: to create a sustainable platform for effective cross-border mobility of people and goods by improving transport and border infrastructure, strengthening cooperation between governments and professional organizations aimed at developing transport links in the border regions of Ukraine, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary. The project envisages the development of a joint Mobility Plan, which will include regional plans of each border region in the field of transport and border infrastructure, development of railway services, international air services, etc.
The main task of the virtual meeting was to discuss the Action Plan of the project implementation, the current state of implementation of the project tasks and the formation of an effective expert environment. In addition, the Communication Plan of the project, models of developed visualization materials in accordance with the requirements of the guiding documents of the ENI CBC Program Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 on communication and visualization were presented.
The participants of the Virtual meeting agreed to hold the next virtual meeting on June 24, 2020. The format of the conference depends on the epidemiological situation in the border regions, with hopes for a better situation and the opening of borders.
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