Conference announcement on cross-border cooperation of Austria, Croatia, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia

Dear Sir or Madam, The Chamber of Craft and Small Business of Slovenia is organizing together with its international partners – Economic Chamber Graz, Slovenian Economic Union in Klagenfurt, Slovenian Economic Union from Trieste, IPOSZ, HOK – and in cooperation with the Government Office of the Republic of Slovenia for Local Self-Government and Regional Policy, a Conference on cross-border cooperation of Austria, Croatia, Italy, Hungary and Slovenia. The conference will be held in the framework of 42nd International Trade Fair in Celje, Slovenia, on Wednesday, 16 September 2009, at 10 a.m. in »Mala kongresna dvorana« (small conference room). The main purpose of the Conference is to review the current procedures and contents of the cross-border cooperation programmes as well as exchange of views on the future cooperation in the region and to focus on activities and measures which can contribute to a better economic cooperation in SME sector in the region. Agenda of the Conference: 10.00 Welcome addresses 10.15 Overview of the results of the cross-border cooperation (Objective 3) in view of the set goals • Operational programme Slovenia – Austria 2007-2013 • Operational programme Croatia – Slovenia 2007-2013 • Operational programme Italy – Slovenia 2007-2013 • Operational programme Slovenia-Hungary 2007-2013 11.45 Break 12.00 – 13.30 Discussion All interested are welcome to attend the conference.