On 10 November 2017, the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy hosted students of the Alpe-Adria-University from Klagenfurt, Austria.
In the frame of the excursion to Ljubljana a group of 20 students together with the representative of the KWF – Kärntner Wirtschaftsförderungsfonds, Mag. Dr. Eva-Maria Wutte-Kirchgatterer, also visited the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy, Cross-Border Programmes Management Division. Dimitrij Pur, deputy head of the Managing Authority and Mojca Muršec, Head of the Joint Secretariat of the Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A Slovenia-Austria welcomed the participants and presented the European cohesion policy in general, the cooperation programme and the results of some co-financed projects.
It is already the second visit of students to the Managing Authority and Joint Secretariat this year. The first visit by master students from the University of Applied Sciences from Burgenland took place in June.
Such meetings are a part of a mosaic, which contributes to the joint »opening of the borders«, to the integration within the EU and strengthens our joint European identity.