27 Feb
14:00 - 15:00
ITEM online event

NEXT ITEM: How to measure cross-border cooperation in the framework of Interreg programmes?


Results from the Interreg Project Crossquality and the first pilot application in the Euregio Meuse Rhine

item

How good is the cooperation of public sector bodies, companies or citizens in our cross-border region? How can we describe the quality of cross-border networks and entities? And finally: what are precisely the positive effects of an Interreg programme on the different aspects of cooperation and governance across borders?

In 2021 and 2022, the Crossquality project developed a methodology to measure the quality of cross-border cooperation related to Interreg programmes. With this innovative qualitative assessment methodology, it is possible to better assess the effects of Interreg programmes in a specific programme area. This Next ITEM is dedicated to the discussion of this assessment methodology. (Academic) experts are invited to discuss the methodology and its relevance for Interreg and cross-border cooperation.

The event is open for all and will be online via ZOOM.

Presentation and Debate

14:00

Welcome round and introduction: The partners of the project
Martin Unfried, Project leader, ITEM Crossquality
Prof. Martina Fromhold-Eisebith, RTWH Aachen
Prof. Elly van de Velde, Hasselt University
Prof. Roland Billen, University of Liège
Tamara Koenen, EGTC Euregio Meuse-Rhine

14:15

Crossquality – A methodology to better assess the quality of cross-border cooperation and the experiences with the first application in the Euregio Meuse Rhine
Fabian Fahl, RWTH Aachen, Casper Kikken, Hasselt University  

14:30

Crossquality – The pilot: What are the results related to the Interreg programme Euregio Meuse Rhine?
Martin Unfried/Pim Mertens, ITEM, Maastricht University

14:45

The Quality of cross-border cooperation: How to bring light into the black box?
Moderator Martin Unfried

15:15

End of the workshop

 

2

Also read

  • 18 Apr
    16:00 - 17:30

    Jean Monnet EU Migration Law and Governance Lecture Series 

    On 18 April, our speakers is Ellen Desmet, associate professor of migration law, Ghent University.

  • 23 Apr 25 Jun
    14:00 - 15:30

    MCEL Seminars

    The activities of the centre include regular organisation of academic conferences and workshops, as well as monthly research seminars to which high-level speakers are invited to discuss a specific topic in the field of EU law. 

  • 23 Apr 30 Jun
    14:00 - 15:30

    Globalization & Law Network Seminar Series 2023 - 2024

    The Globalization & Law Network is composed by a group of researchers of Maastricht University, coming from different backgrounds, who study the role that law plays in a globalizing society from a holistic perspective. Invited experts will give a presentation on a specific topic followed by a Q&A...

More events