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Training (first and continuous education)

Transversal skills – Basic training on cross-border cooperationPolitico-administrative structures inGermany:Example of the federal Länder of the Saarland and the Rhineland Palatinate, IRA (Institut régional d’Administration- Regional Institute of Administration), annuallyExample of the federal Land of Baden Württemberg, CNFPT (Centre national de la Fonction publique territoriale - National Centre for Territorial Public Service), annuallyExample of the town ofFreiburg, Town ofMulhouse, 2007

Politico-administrative structures inFrance:

Example of the town ofMulhouse, Town ofFreiburg, 2007

Specifically in the social affairs and environmental fields, Ortenau District, 2006

Improving intercultural communication: Northern Vosges Regional Nature Park (Parc Régional des Vosges du Nord) and thePfälzerwaldNaturePark, 2000

Raising awareness on intercultural communication:

Conseil Général 53 (local authority body for the département - administrative unit – of Mayenne), 2005

Town ofFreiburg, 2005

Greater Region, 2005

Conseil Général 68 (local authority body for the département - administrative unit – of theUpper Rhine), 2008

BPW (Business Professional Women) 2009

Town of Lörrach 2010

Regional Council (Regierungspräsidium) of Freiburg 2010

Taking into account the intercultural dimension when chairing cross-border meetings, Greater Region, 2006

The management of cross-border tourist projects, National Centre for Territorial Public Service (Centre national de la Fonction publique territoriale), 2006

The management of cross-border projects:

National School of Water and Environment Engineering, Strasbourg (Ecole Nationale du Génie de l’Eau et de L’Environnement de Strasbourg), 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010National Schoolof State Public Works(Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat), 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005Various Masters coursesGreater Region, 2001, 2002

Cross-border cooperation in theUpper Rhine:

National Centre for Territorial Public Service (Centre national de la Fonction publique territoriale), annually

Inter-ministerial training, annually

Language courses:

German in cross-border relations, Regional Institute of Administration (Institut Régional d’Administration), Metz 2007

In tandem, the towns of Fribourg andMulhouse, 2010

“Intercultural” module (28 hours each semester), Franco-German section of the French National Institute of Applied Sciences (DeutschINSA)

Advanced training on thematic issues

Training course on “Health and security of workers inFranceandGermany”, since 1994Training course on “Police-justice-gendarmerie (police)”, since 1999Training course on “Renewable energies”, since 2005The Local Cross-Border Cooperation Grouping (LTCG) – challenges and characteristics of a new legal form, 2004

The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) – An opportunity for theUpper Rhine?, 2007

The concept of “Gemeinwesenarbeit”/Urban policy in Germany: the example of the City of Offenburg, Regional Institute of Administration (Institut régional d’Administration), Metz 2004

Cross-border first aid and emergency transport in theUpper Rhine, expert group on “health”, Upper Rhine Conference, 2005

Preparing for an avian flu pandemic and protection against the transmission of infectious agents at airports: the French-German-Swiss comparative approach and exchanges of experiences in the Upper Rhine Region, expert group on “health” of the Upper Rhine Conference, 2005

Prevention of obesity and excess weight, expert group on “health” of the Upper Rhine Conference, 2006

Issues affecting borders in the event of a pandemic, Upper Rhine Conference, 2008

Kick-off seminar for the expert group on “Seniors” of the Strasbourg-Ortenau Eurodistrict, 2007

French-German cooperation in the probation field, at the request of the relevant departments inAlsaceand Baden Württemberg, 2008 – continued in 2010

Sustainable construction in theUpper Rhine, Weberhaus, 2007

Prevention of violence in schools, training catalogue, 2007

Three-cornered twinnings, InWEnt (international organisation specialising in consulting and training in the management field), 2007

Economic development in theUpper Rhine, training catalogue, 2010

Women – a substantial contribution to economic growth in theUpper Rhine! What is the situation in the three countries?Upper RhineConference, 2010

Culture – realities inFrance,GermanyandSwitzerland: characteristics, objectives and opportunities, training catalogue, 2010

Integrating young people into the job market – the situation inFrance,GermanyandSwitzerland, training catalogue, 2010

Training on European Affairs

European Union institutions’ and policies’ and their impact in the youth and sports fields of expertise, Regional Directorate of Youth and Sports (Direction régionale de la jeunesse et des sports), 2004Introduction to the European Union:Prison administration, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008Inter-ministerial training, 2008, 2009

The management of networks, skills assessment and strategic positioning, Directorate of Cooperation and International Relations of the Alsace Region (Direction de la Coopération et des relations internationales de la Région Alsace), 2008

Preparation and organisation of training for managers on “Impact Assessment” (Assessing economic, social and environmental consequences), at the request of DG JLS of the European Commission, since 2007

Design and implementation of a training programme for European capacity building in cross-border cooperation in the Balkans

InWEnt - Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (international organisation specialising in consulting and training in the management field)

Research / Applied research / Conferences

Design and organisation of the 2nd Cross-border Exchanges within the framework of INTERFORM, European Network in Cross-border Training and Research, “INTERREG III European Territorial Cooperation Objective: new context, new challenges, new trades”, 2006

Support for the design and facilitation of the colloquy “Towards European construction  – Health without borders – French-German Framework Agreement on cross-border health cooperation – access to healthcare across borders in Alsace, Baden Württemberg, Lorraine, Rhineland-Palatinate and in the Saarland”, at the request of the partners involved on the French-German border, 2007

Design and preparation of a workshop on “training” for the colloquy “Cross-border territories: Europe on a daily basis”, at the request of the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT), 8-9 November 2007 inLille

Support in the design of the colloquy “The European dimension of administrative cultures”, organised by the German section of theInstituteofAdministrative Sciences, 2007

Design and technical support for the preparation and organisation of the 4223 Sector Days on “Regionalisation, decentralisation, local council and town development” at the request of the GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit),  24 to26 June 2008

“Europe without borders: 15 years of daily life in the Upper Rhine”, event organised with the partners from the Competence Centre for Cross-border and European Issues (Pôle de compétences pour les questions transfrontalières et européennes), 2008

Energy performance of buildings – energy renovation of the built heritage, Climate Protection Committee of the Upper Rhine Conference, 2009

“Cross-border cooperation” course, in cooperation with the Universityof Strasbourgand in particular the research laboratory FARE – Borders, Actors, Representations of Europe (Frontières Acteurs, Représentations de l’Europe) in the frame of the PEAP, 2008-2010

“State and administration reform beyond the new public management” course, in cooperation with the National School of Administration (ENA – Ecole Nationale d’administration) in the frame of the PEAP, 2008-2010

Territorial planning in the Upper Rhine area – Getting to know one another better for better cooperation in the Three Nation Metropolitan Region, Upper Rhine Conference, 2010

Consulting / Studies

Design and implementation of an early warning system for the possible negative consequences of a future European regulation for the Baden-WürttembergLand (“Radar subsidiarity”), at the request of Ministry of State of Baden-Württemberg 2008Support with concepts and methodology within the framework of the preparations for the second international conference of the Danube, October 2008 the 6 and 7, at the request of the Representative of the Baden-WürttembergLand to the European Union, 2008Advice to the SDC (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation) to develop a strategy for the implementation of the Swiss cohesion programme for the new member states on the theme of regional development, at the request of the SDC, 2008Drafting of a legal study to develop the cross-border tourist site of theRhinefish ladder of Gambsheim (F) and Rheinau (D) and on the most suitable way to organise the overall management of the project, at the request of the cross-border Tourist Office Rheinau/Gambsheim, 2007Consultancy project for the “Cieszyn Silesia” and “Silesia” Euroregions (on the Polish-Czech border) for the setting up of a cross-border consulting, management and decision-making structure (needs analysis, organisational structure, definition of tasks, staffing, choice of legal structure), at the request of the Regio Pamina and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2007, cooperation on the setting up of a cross-border training tool continued in 2009-2010

Process analysis and drafting of proposals for an optimal organisation of the “Central services” unit of a Franco-German institute with 400 employees, in cooperation with ViaRegio and Prognos AG, 2007

Analysis of the training needs in the cross-border field of the public sector in the Greater Region (Saarland, Lorraine, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Rhineland-Palatinate, German-speaking Community of Belgium), at the request of the Ministry of the Interior and Sports of the Rhineland-Palatinate

Participation in a feasibility study for the setting up of a Euro-Institut in the Atlantic-Pyrenees (needs analysis, partner search, funding, choice of legal structure), at the request of the Eurocité Basque in cooperation with the MOT (Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière), 2005

Design and implementation of a training project “European Integration and Management of EU Funds – Advanced EU training for knowledge multipliers at the level of local administration in South Eastern Europe“ at the request of InWent GmbH Internationale Weiterbildung und Entwicklung (international organisation specialised in consulting and training in the management field)

Documentary analysis, launch of the process and drafting of theUpper Rhinecontribution to the “Green Paper on territorial cohesion: turning territorial diversity into strength” of the European Commission, Upper Rhine Conference, 2009

Comparative study of the governance structures in all cross-border regions in whichGermanyparticipates, Bertelsmann Stiftung, 2009

Study of the governance structures in interdependent cross-border spaces, within the framework of the demonstration project on spatial planning (Projet MORO) “Regional partnerships in interdependent cross-border spaces”,  Regio Aachen, Saarland, Mid-Upper Rhine regional organisations (Regionalverbände Mittlerer Oberrhein), South Upper Rhine (Südlicher Oberrhein), Upper Rhine-Lake Constance (Hochrhein-Bodensee) and Lake Constance-Upper Swabia (Bodensee-Oberschwaben), 2009-2010

Advice for the design and implementation of cross-border curricula especially in the field of intercultural awareness raising, UpperAlsaceUniversity(Université de Haute Alsace) (Projet RegioChimica), National Institute of Applied Sciences of Strasbourg (INSA – Institut National des Sciences appliquées de Strasbourg) (projet DeutschINSA), 2009-2010

Study on the development of training in the tourism field in the Metropolitan Region of the Upper Rhine and on the feasibility of establishing a cross-border curriculum in tourism management INTERREG IV A Project, “Upper Rhine Valley – Tourism in the Three Nation Metropolitan Region of the Upper Rhine”, 2010

Ongoing evaluation of the INTERREG IV A Programme for theUpper Rhinefor the period 2007-2009. Management authority: INTERREG IV A Upper Rhine, 2010

Other

Support

Support to the cooperation between the Conseil Général du Bas-Rhinand the Ortenau District in the field of the fight against sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis, until 2008Preparation and facilitation during a strategic seminar of elected representatives from the Strasbourg/Ortenau Eurodistrict, at the request of the German and French spokespersons, 2008

Preparation and facilitation during a strategic seminar of technicians of the four pillars of the Three Nation Metropolitan Region of the Upper Rhine, Alsace Region, 2009

Coordination of the “police, justice and gendarmerie (police)” steering committee, French and German, since 1999

Facilitation of a strategic workshop on the perspectives for the Local Transfrontier Cooperation Grouping “Vis-à-vis”, 2010

Design and support for an exchange between staff from the towns of:

StrasbourgandOffenburg,

Illkirch and Kehl,

MulhouseandFreiburg

Support for the INTERREG Project Nutrhi.net: seminar on intercultural communication, 2009-2010

Secretariat of ENTO (European Network of Training Organisations for Local and Regional Authorities), 2010

Secretariat of the Science pillar of the Metropolitan Region of theUpper Rhine, since 2010

Study Visits

Design and organisation of a study visit in the field of urban and spatial planning, and urban policy for students of the National School of Technicians of the Ministry of Public Works (Ecole Nationale des Techniciens du Ministère de l’équipement), 2004, 2005Urban restructuring and social action in deprived areas in Germany– examples from Karlsruheand Heidelberg, Préfecture de la Région Champagne Ardennes, 2005Design and organisation of a study visit for a delegation of Romanian and Moldovan representatives (subject: cross-border cooperation), 2004Design and organisation of a study visit in 3 European countries for high-ranking civil servants from the Republicof Benin(subject: modern staff management), at the request of the GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), 2008

Design and organisation of a study visit in Franceand Germanyfor high-ranking civil servants from the Republicof Cameroon(subject: the transfer of competencies and resources in the context of decentralisation), at the request of the GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), 2008

Design and organisation of a study visit in Franceand Germanyfor high-ranking Chinese civil servants (subject: cross-border cooperation), at the request of the GTZ (Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit), 2009,2010

 

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