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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 02.03.2011 General characteristics and challenges for a successful cross-border cooperation
  2. 2. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Summary Introduction What are the different dimensions of the border ? What happen when two “systems“ try to work together ? Examples How can we better cooperate ? Conclusion
  3. 3. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Introduction : 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 02.03.2011 Political border Economic border Legal border Administrative border Langage border Natural borders Cultural borders Historical borders Social borders Mental borders … Border as an interface Cross border cooperation is a link
  7. 7. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 What happen when two “systems“ try to work together ?
  8. 8. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Reference system Image of the other person Bezugssystem Conception of the world Weltanschauung Life history Lebensgeschichte Selbstbild und  Representation of  oneself, Wahrnehmung der Codes, languages eigenen Rolle representation of one’s role Gruppenzugehörigkeit Membership of Bedürfnisse groups Soziokulturelles Needs System Current situation Socio-cultural system 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 Common problems 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 Time General 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 Communication Do you have a „concept“/“Konzept“?
  13. 13. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 The exact counterpart What happens when a french and a german mayor try to work together?
  14. 14. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Time management and cultural aspects The story of the first meeting of a french german project
  15. 15. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 How 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 Conference Experts from the French,German and Swiss administrations (State-Regional/Land/Canton level) work together on specific subjects such as transport, environment,health, education, culture…
  17. 17. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 1 secretariat 600 experts 12 Groups Analyse the situation in the Upperrhine Region Find solutions to common problems
  18. 18. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Euro-Institut: Facilitator of cross-border cooperation since 1993 Bicultural and binational structure Neutral plateform Target group: Civil servants and actors of the cross-border cooperation from France, Germany, Switzerland and other European countries
  19. 19. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 In 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 territories Enabling organisations with different backgrounds to work together – intercultural management Developing specific methods and instruments for training on cross- border issues – cross-border training engineering Participating at relevant networks, creation of the Transfrontier Euro- Institut Network Capitalization and dissemination of know-how and best-practice solutions in Europe (Intercultural guide for the animation of cross-border meetings…) Providing technical assistance to other cross-border territories in Europe
  22. 22. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 A better governance system
  23. 23. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 4 Eurodistricts (local cooperation) 1 Trinational Metroplitain Region (regional networks)
  24. 24. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Trinational 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 thinking Find the right counterpart beyond the border Learn to know and respect the other‘s structures, working methods Understand the origins and characteristics of one‘s own system
  27. 27. European cross-border Symposium 02.03.2011 Many thanks for your attention! Anne Thevenet Deputy director of the Euro-Institut +49 7851 7407 28 thevenet@euroinstitut.org

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