The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) Cross Border Award “Sail of Papenburg”, endowed by the Ems Dollart Region in 2002, will be bestowed also in 2017. The motto for this year’s award is:
Periphery – In the Centre of Cohesion
- CBC in the light of the 7th Cohesion Report
- CBC – driving force for the future European Cohesion
Corina Creţu, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, will be the patron of this year’s award.
Awarded shall be one or more outstanding activities in/of a border or cross-border region. An independent jury appointed by the AEBR Executive Committee assesses the submitted proposals. The award ceremony will be held in the framework of the AEBR Annual Conference that will be organised on 26 and 27 October 2017 in Badajoz/Extremadura.
Please find below the application form and the criteria for bestowing the award as well as further information:
The deadline for submission of applications in English is 31 July 2017 at the latest.
To view the Call for the Award on the AEBR website please see here.