SEE Newsletter - October / November 2009

The main topics of the issue are: a first call analysis, the SEE Annual conference, and an interview with the National Contact point in Bosnia. You will also get more info about the SEE info days and the latest developments in the JTS.
NEWS AND EVENTS OF THE DAY
SEE ANALYSIS - The way to the future ... is shown by the past!

We are happy to present you with a comprehensive analysis of the first call for proposals in the framework of the SEE Programme, under the title: "Paving the way to the future". Those interested in the main results and statistics of the first call can get a better view on the overall selection process as well as on the results of the intense work carried out by the projects, the evaluators, and the programme management. The analysis is particularly useful in view of preparation of the second call, which will be launched soon.... So don't forget to check also the calls for proposals section of the website, for the latest information about the call!

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SEE EVENT - Annual Conference of the SEE Programme

On behalf of the SEE Programme we are thanking all the participants in the annual conference on "Advancing development through transnational cooperation in South East Europe" and we hope to see you at the next SEE event. The presentations, the conclusions, and the conference photos are now available, so don't forget to check them on the conference website!

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SEE LOCAL - Interview with Mersiha Zuban

Bosnia and Herzegovina is the next country we are presenting, with the help of our Contact Point there, Mersiha Zuban. Bosnia and Herzegovina has been co-chairing this year the SEE Programme Monitoring Committee, next to Hungary, and has also been the host of the SEE annual event, which took place earlier this month in Sarajevo.
The contact point is based at the premises of the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sector for Coordination of EU Assistance Programmes and can be reached at the following address:
Trg BiH 1/18, 71 000
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
http://www.dei.gov.ba/

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OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
INTERESTED IN JOINING THE SEE JTS? We are looking for an experienced financial manager to join our dynamic team in Budapest as of next year! (read more).
NATIONAL INFO DAYS IN VIEW OF THE SECOND CALL! Several national info days are being organised during this period, so don't forget to check regularly the national websites and to get in contact with your local contact points...(read more).
PROJECTS DATABASE NOW AVAILABLE! If you would like to find out more about the projects which are currently running under the first call of the SEE Programme, you have now at your disposal a comprehensive database ...(read more).
FULL SPEED AHEAD...TOWARDS A FUTURE DANUBE STRATEGY. Micro regions are the buzzword these days...that is why we are introducing here an interesting article from Euractiv.com, which explains how the "Baltic Sea Strategy" can be seen as a model for a future "Danube Strategy" (read more).