The draft of the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A Slovenia-Austria 2014-2020 was published for public consultation on 9 December 2014. At the same time as the draft cooperation programme has been prepared, as part of the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) also the environmental impact of the programme has been analysed and summarised in the Environmental Report. In accordance with Article 6 of the SEA Directive (SEA Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27.06.2001) the Environmental Report for the Strategic Environmental Assessment is now available for public consultation. We hereby give all interested parties the opportunity to comment on the Environmental Report for the Strategic Environmental Assessment by filling in the provided form by 18 February 2015 at the latest. Please send all responses (using the form) to the following e-mail address: email@example.com
The form in Slovene language
The form in German language
The European Commission issued the RegioStars 2015 competition – the eighth annual awards – for the most innovative regional development projects co-funded by the EU’s Structural Funds, which will be awarded on 13 October 2015 during the Week of European Regions and Cities (OPEN DAYS) in Brussels. The Award Categories for 2015 are: *Smart Growth: Unleashing SME growth potential for a digital economy *Sustainable Growth: Mobilizing investments in energy efficiency for the benefit of citizens and society *Inclusive Growth: Integrating in society those at risk of social exclusion *CityStar: Transforming cities for future challenges. For the 2015 awards, the selected finalists will be invited to attend the RegioStars 2015 Awards Ceremony which will take place in October 2015 in the frame of the OPEN DAYS. For further information and the application forms see: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/projects/regiostars/regiostars_en.cfm. The Managing Authority’s deadline for sending in the most innovative projects to the European Commission is 28 February 2015. Interested Lead Beneficiaries should submit their application in English or German language until 23 February 2015 to the Managing Authority/Joint Technical Secretariat via e-mail to the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org. In case of further questions please contact email@example.com.