European Parliament delegation visits ATLAS-WH in Porto
Porto Municipality adressed the importance of a more sustainable territorial management in the Atlantic Area urban centres
A delegation from the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development was received yesterday by the Municipality of Porto to visit the Interreg Atlantic Area project ATLAS.WH - Heritage in the Atlantic Area: Sustainability of the Urban Heritage Sites.
The Municipality of Porto as leader of this project, presented the work that is being done on the 5 urban centres partners of this Atlantic Area project - Porto, Bordeaux, Firenze, Edinburgh and Santiago de Compostela - aiming at developing new management plans with a focus on the sustainable development of the heritage and life in these cities, a common challenge to all partners.
The topics of governance, tourism and population were recently identified as the main challenges faced nowadays by the World heritage Sites of ATLAS.WH on a recent study coordinated by Santiago de Compostela, entitled Diagnosis Study of Urban World Heritage Sites in the Atlantic Area.
This European Parliament delegation was hosted yesterday by CCDR-N and is visiting the North region of Portugal to learn about the investments in competitiveness through the European funds. During 3 days this delegation will meet also programme managers and projects supported by the programmes Norte 2020 and Compete 2020.
Published on: 2019-02-28
66,8% of the programme ERDF budget allocated to 45 transnational cooperation projects in the Atlantic region
The ALICE project has started to help achieve the EU 2020 targets for biodiversity in Atlantic landscapes
This project will identify economic and social barriers to the implementation of Blue and Green Infrastructures and improve the characterization of biodiversity and ecosystem services at the land-sea interface in the Atlantic Region.
The research to find new tools for monitoring the chemical status in transitional and coastal waters
Atlantic Social LAB project started with several social innovation initiatives in Vale do Ave (Portugal)
Social Innovation in Europe was the main working subject during the meeting that took place in Famalicão on the 28 and 29 November 2017
On the last 29 November, the Atlantic Area programme’s Monitoring Committee met in Lisbon under the Portuguese Presidency
Atlantic Network for renewable generation and supply of hydrogen to promote high energy efficiency
Boosting local ecosystems for the use of geothermal energy in the communities
Adaptation of Industry 4.0 model to the naval sector
European Internationalisation Maritime Consortia in the shipbuilding ancillary industries
Support to digital startups based in the Atlantic regions to develop their business outside their regions and countries