Chaves-Verín Eurocity: an instrument of economical and social development

Chaves-Verín Eurocity is a pioneering project in Iberian Peninsula and Europe, instantiating a new cooperation model of second generation beyond institutional collaboration, and the simple sum of cooperation programs and initiatives, enhancing the assumption of the proof that it is possible to adopt a new model of European citizenship.

The constitution of the Chaves-Verín Eurocity is based on the promotion of scale economies, the use of the existing synergies, enabling the region to generate added value and to create conditions for its local absorption and, all this are possible by setting common policies and strategies to be adopted in common in the most diverse areas: culture, tourism, trade, education, R&D, social policies…

However, the success of the implementation of such policies and strategies require the involvement and full acceptance of the community, active stakeholders in the implementation of the Chaves-Verín Eurocity, a project created with the citizens for citizens which aims to be a fundamental mechanism for improving the quality of life in all territory. Consequently, this development, which is both sustainable and integrated, covers all social, economic and environmental scenarios.

The Eurocity Chaves-Verín, EGTC, a case of successful cross-border cooperation

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