Thevenet ppt gi2011_05_23-24_gis-forum_final

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GI2011-X-border-SDI/GDI-Symposium, 23..5.2011: Bad Schandau (SAX)
[ 11. Sächsisches GIS-Forum ]
24.5.2011: Decin (CZE)
[ 1. Bohemian#Saxonian GIS-Forum ]

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Thevenet ppt gi2011_05_23-24_gis-forum_final

  1. 1. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011General characteristics and challenges for a successful cross-border cooperation
  2. 2. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 SummaryIntroductionWhat are the different dimensions of the border ?What happen when two “systems“ try to work together ?ExamplesHow can we better cooperate ?Conclusion
  3. 3. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011Introduction : why is cross-border cooperation so important ?
  4. 4. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Border regions represent more than 30% of EU territory 30% of the EU‘s population live in cross-border areas 7 % of the EU‘s Population is mobile wihtin the EU – 80% of this phenomenon happens in the border areas Challenge: - make it easier for the citizens to live in those areas - benefit from those laboratories of the european integration
  5. 5. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 What are the different dimensions of the border ?
  6. 6. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011Political borderEconomic borderLegal borderAdministrative borderLangage borderNatural bordersCultural bordersHistorical bordersSocial bordersMental borders…Border as an interfaceCross border cooperation is a link
  7. 7. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011What happen when two “systems“ try to work together ?
  8. 8. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011Reference system Image of the other person BezugssystemConception of theworld WeltanschauungLife history Lebensgeschichte Selbstbild und Representation of oneself, Wahrnehmung der Codes, languages eigenen Rollerepresentation ofone’s role GruppenzugehörigkeitMembership of Bedürfnissegroups SoziokulturellesNeeds System Current situationSocio-culturalsystem Cultural adjustment – setting up of a new style of relations
  9. 9. Interculturality in cross border co-operation from the interpersonal to the inter-institutional dimension National culture Reference administrative system Administrative culture Border space Individual in country 1 actor Material Cross border Commonproblems co-operation interests Individual Border space in actor country 2 Administrative culture Reference administrative system National culture
  10. 10. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Implicit F CH D Explicit Communication styles Monochromatic Polychromatic F CH D TimeGeneral direction of action Interpersonal F CH D Result United F D CH State structure Diversity Disagreement F D CH Consensus Discussion culture Hierarchical distance Long F D CH Short Conflict resolution F CH D Circular Linear
  11. 11. Examples of the Upperrhine Region
  12. 12. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 CommunicationDo you have a„concept“/“Konzept“?
  13. 13. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 The exact counterpartWhat happens when afrench and a germanmayor try to worktogether?
  14. 14. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011Time management and cultural aspectsThe story of the firstmeeting of a frenchgerman project
  15. 15. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011How can we better cooperate ? Two important structures in the Upperrhine Region … And an efficient governance system
  16. 16. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 The Upper-Rhine ConferenceExperts from the French,German and Swissadministrations (State-Regional/Land/Canton level)work together on specific subjects such astransport, environment,health, education, culture…
  17. 17. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.20111 secretariat600 experts12 GroupsAnalyse the situationin the UpperrhineRegionFind solutions tocommon problems
  18. 18. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Euro-Institut: Facilitator of cross-border cooperation since 1993Bicultural and binational structureNeutral plateformTarget group: Civil servants and actors of the cross-bordercooperation from France, Germany, Switzerland and otherEuropean countries
  19. 19. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011In order to facilitate cross-border cooperation, we offer :
  20. 20. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Our publications
  21. 21. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 How do we work?Need-analysis for target groups and cross-border territoriesEnabling organisations with different backgrounds to work together –intercultural managementDeveloping specific methods and instruments for training on cross-border issues – cross-border training engineeringParticipating at relevant networks, creation of the Transfrontier Euro-Institut NetworkCapitalization and dissemination of know-how and best-practicesolutions in Europe (Intercultural guide for the animation of cross-bordermeetings…)Providing technical assistance to other cross-border territories inEurope
  22. 22. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011A better governance system
  23. 23. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.20114 Eurodistricts(local cooperation)1 TrinationalMetroplitain Region(regional networks)
  24. 24. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011Trinational metropolitain Region Upper-Rhine
  25. 25. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Conclusion… …for a sucessful cooperation
  26. 26. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 For a cooperation without mental frontier, it is necessary to:Reconsider one‘s way of thinkingFind the right counterpart beyond the borderLearn to know and respect the other‘s structures,working methodsUnderstand the origins and characteristics of one‘s ownsystem
  27. 27. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Many thanks for your attention!Anne ThevenetDeputy director of the Euro-Institut+49 7851 7407 28thevenet@euroinstitut.org

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