Union of Baltic Cities

Union of the Baltic Cities is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of its member cities for democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region.


Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities

The Atlantic Urban Forum is a network of territorial cooperation, based on the particular identity and challenges of the cities of the Atlantic Arc in the European Union.  



The Council offers assistance to all potential partners in identifying appropriate themes and modalities for cooperation in implementing the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.

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The Central European Service for Cross-border Initiatives (CESCI) is a Budapest based think-tank of cross-border issues.



Being a network of Mediterranean towns and cities belonging to different countries, Medcities’ purpose is urban sustainable development as a way to improve living conditions in the Mediterranean region.



The Forum aims to build and develop the economic, social, environmental and cultural heritage of the Adriatic and Ionian cities and to collaborate on European integration and enlargement.



  The MOT network brings together cross-border cooperation stakeholders. Its members are diverse, representative of all levels of governance and actors implicated in cross-border projects.


City Twins

The association wants to remove the barriers to cross-border cooperation between City Twins members for inhabitants and administrations.

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    Study on the joint spatial planning in Komárno and Komárom was published by CESCI

    CESCI scholar Lilla Krisztina Szilágyi’s study presents an admirable initiative from the Slovak-Hungarian border region. A joint spatial planning document was set up by the Slovak Komárno and Hungarian Komárom. Introduction of the situation in the relevant urban area is followed by a presentation of the exemplary cooperation and an overview of the joint development… Read more »

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    CESCI and AEBR met with the Minister of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska

    Minister of Economic Relations and Regional Cooperation of the Republic of Srpska, Zlatan Klokic met with representatives of the Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiative (CESCI) and the Centre for Balkan of Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) on 8 March 2016. The meeting focused on the potential areas for cooperation in the field of… Read more »

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    CESCI has launched a new project: Legal Accessibility

    The Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives has launched its latest project called Legal Accessibility. The aim of the project, realised between January and August 2016 with the financial support of the Ministry of Justice of Hungary, is to identify and overcome legal-administrative barriers cross-border cooperation is facing to, hereby decrease the border’s separating effect…. Read more »